- India has finally shortlisted a number of frequency bands for WiMAX. This could bring deployments closer in a country that is specifically suited for the technology (low fixed line penetration, large rural areas, high economic growth).
- The Bill and Melissa Gates Foundation donated $1.1m to a new PLoS journal (PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases). That is backing from a deep pocketed source.
Tuesday, September 19, 2006
Two very diverse forms of enabling (potentially disruptive) innovation, WiMAX and open access scientific journal publishing. Kind of significant developments, because India is a large market and because Bill Gates has quite a few dollars.
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