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    Presentation Slides from the presentation given by Mahabir Pun titled "Connecting the Villages of Rural Nepal to the Internet through Nepal Wireless Project ‐ Experience, Challenges Faced and Road Ahead". Here he describes about all community development projects he has been doing from 1993 to 2014 along with the wireless networking project he is involved with in Nepal.
     
     
    There are many articles in newspapers, magazines published around the world at different times about Nepal Wireless Networking Project. Some of them are as follows.
     
    22 October, 2001
    Village in the clouds embraces computers
     
    23 October 2001
    Praise for 'inspirational' web pioneer
     
    25 May,2004
    Wi-fi lifeline for Nepal's farmers
     
    5 November, 2008
    Internet dream becomes a reality
     
    Nepal better than Scottish highlands for broadband
     
    Himalayan village joins wireless world
     
    Defying the Odds: A Success Story from the Mountains of Nepal
     
    August 31, 2010
    Cassidy: Mahabir Pun inspires digital revolution in the Himalayas
     
    Himalayan Villages Go Online
     
    Case Study, Nepal Wireless Networking Project
     
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    September 2013
    Get Inspired Program at United States Education Foundation Nepal
     
    Video
    December 2013, Nepal Villages Get Online NHK World 
     
    Video
    Mahabir Pun Explaining about Khopra Relay Station
     
    Video
    Mahabir Pun explaining about Mohare Relay Station
     

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