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2008-09-02 09:00:16

Citizens living in rural areas near Gongju City in Korea's Chungcheong Province can now access the Internet as well as municipal network services thanks to the deployment of a new geographically broad wireless mesh network by Korea's KT Corporation and integrator LANS Co. Ltd. The "Gongju u-City" (Ubiquitous City) project uses technology from Firetide Inc., a leading developer of wireless mesh and access networks, to reduce the coverage gaps between urban and rural areas and provide IP-based...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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