[Foundation-l] One Wikipedia Per Person (regarding the distribution of and the ability to read Wikipedia)

Anthony wikimail at inbox.org
Sun May 31 23:02:18 UTC 2009

On Sun, May 31, 2009 at 6:52 PM, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com>wrote:

> 2009/5/31 Anthony <wikimail at inbox.org>:
> > I just found another statistic.  Mobile networks cover roughly 80-90% of
> the
> > worlds population.
> >
> > For them, using that mobile network is probably the most cost effective
> > solution.  For the rest, giving them enough of an education to have the
> > means to come live with the rest of us, is probably the most cost
> effective
> > solution.
> Those are basic mobile phone networks, not internet phones. I don't
> think voice calls and SMS messages are going to be much help.

It's mostly GSM.  You're telling me these networks can't handle the use of a
GSM modem?  If it can carry voice, it can can carry data.

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