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Project ID: 1264481598
Entity: The UnversalNet
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Activity: The UniversalNet
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Activity description: The UniversalNet, or "U-Net," is a new and unique wireless communications-network, based on new satellite technology that covers the entire earth, providing universal media-access DIRECTLY to all users, on every point of the globe. Broadcast-reception (i.e. all commercial/public local and satellite television and radio) is completely free to all persons, while likewise all persons can purchase air-time to broadcast their own desired content to any location. Telephone and broadband data-internet services are likewise provided on a “per-use” payment-basis, without need for subscriptions or service-contracts, and with much lower costs and higher quality than any current systems.
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Entity from: International
 
Geographical coverage of the activity: International
 
WSIS action lines related to this activity:
Theme 1. The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development [ICT for sustainable development] [National e-strategies] [ICT in Parliaments] [E-participation] [Partnerships]
Theme 2. Information and communication infrastructure
Theme 3. Access to information and knowledge
Theme 4. Capacity building
Theme 5. Building confidence and security in use of ICTs
Theme 6. Enabling environment
Theme 7. ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life [E-government] [E-government strategies] [E-government systems] [Measuring e-government] [Knowledge management] [E-business] [E-commerce and e-trade] [Enabling environment] [SME competitiveness] [Technology and innovation] [Supply chains and outsourcing] [E-learning] [E-health] [E-employment] [Expanding income gaps] [Professional training] [Role of social actors] [E-environment] [Protect environment] [Ensure sustainable ICTs] [Monitor/prevent disasters] [E-agriculture] [E-science]
Theme 8. Cultural diversity and identity, linguistic diversity and local content
Theme 9. Media
Theme 10. Ethical dimensions of the Information Society
Theme 11. International and regional cooperation
Theme 12. Achieving WSIS targets (PoA, Section B)
Theme 13. Digital Solidarity Agenda (PoA, Section D)
Theme 14. Follow-up and evaluation (PoA, Section E)
Theme 15. Towards WSIS Phase 2 (Tunis) (PoA, Section F)
 
Related MDGs:
MDG 1. Eradicate poverty and hunger
MDG 2. Achieve Universal Primary Education
MDG 3. Promote gender equality & empower women
MDG 4. Reduce child mortality
MDG 5. Improve maternal health
MDG 6. Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other diseases
MDG 7. Ensure environmental sustainability
MDG 8. Develop a global partnership for development
 
Activity type: Project, Programme, Conference, Publication, Website, Global Endeavor
Time scale: Planned for future: 25/01/2010 - 01/01/2016
Partners: Brian McCandliss-- owner/inventer/developer

 

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