Weekly Newsletter, 29 September, 2006 [Read articles of i4d august 2006 on Media and ICTs]


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NEWS

COMMUNITY RADIO
NR5 to fill the airwaves full time after receiving fund
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=2&newsid=5748

Proposal of advertisements on community radio is passed
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=2&newsid=5756

Muslim community radio station in Black Country
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=2&newsid=5790

e-COMMERCE
60 percent of e-Commerce transaction in India is travel-related: Promod Haque
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=5749

e-Ticketing attracts new players
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=5768

Internet advertising revenue breaks record
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=5781

National e-Commerce portal in Vietnam reports growth in business
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=5804

HSBC commercial banking awarded in Britain
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=5805

EDUCATION
UK: ICT savvy school gets award
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5754

Bangladesh: UGC to develop ICT-based programmes in higher education sector
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5747

UNESCO organises ICT conference in Fiji to integrate IT in schools
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5762

School ties up with Airtel to launch website
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5767

New high-tech gadgets for inter connectivity of schools
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5770

Education Ministry gears up to modernise education process
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5775

ICT training for Ghana journalists
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5780

NEPAD scores ICT education of students in Africa low
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5798

e-GOVERNANCE
Karnataka to launch Rural Digital Service in rural areas
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5758

Digital surveillance is needed to avert terrorism
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5745

South Korea ready to share technical skills in the field of eGov with UAE
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5760

Brunei: Local ICT training is vital to produce skilful human resources in ICT
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5786

Improvement requirement for useful e-Government services in Europe
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5810

e-Governance programme to begin in Ghana
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5792

HEALTH
Missouri Rehabilitation Centre starts telemedicine service
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=5751

Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen honoured by eHealth Initiative
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=5799

Initiative to promote electronic health records in the USA
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=5800

Houston software firm shop in The Netherlands soon
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=5801

TECHNOLOGY
Microsoft may offer free web-based business software
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=5750

Dell to ship desktop with AMD processors to India soon
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=5764

China goes for ultrafast Internet
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=5782

'Unique Phone' launched by Orange
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=5811

TELECENTRE
Website brings little difference in the lives of villagers
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=13&newsid=5789

TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Getit Infomediary launches GetitNOW, a 24-hour tele-information service
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=5752

Celtel invests $700 Million into its Nigeria operations
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=5784

Pakistan geared to become regional hub of IT and telecom business
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=5794

Hurungwe West in Zimbabwe to get Net-One mobile network
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=5802

WIRELESS
Intel launches wireless Internet in Amazon island city
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=5755

GENERAL
Internet will expand massively by 2020, but...
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5771

Phishing attempts almost doubled
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5777

ICT National Summit opens in Tashkent
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5783

RTI Act- awareness essential
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5773

'Knowledge management' workshop to be held in Chennai (India)
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5796



FEATURED ARTICLE
Child Rights Information Network (CRIN): ‘Right’ from the beginning
http://www.i4donline.net/articles/current-article.asp?articleid=378&typ=Features

Telecentre Movement in the Pacific: Connecting the island communities
http://www.i4donline.net/articles/current-article.asp?articleid=422&typ=Features

Accelerating delivery of health services
http://www.i4donline.net/articles/current-article.asp?articleid=343&typ=Features

ANNOUNCEMENT
eLearning Africa 2007
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