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In Bangladesh, Internet rolls into villages on a bike

Updated: 2012-11-02 08:04
By Farid Hossain in Jharabarsha, Bangladesh ( China Daily)

In Bangladesh, Internet rolls into villages on a bike

Bangladeshi "Info Lady" Mehedi Akthar Misty (right) helps Amina Begum, 45, to talk with her husband on Skype at Jharabarsha, in a remote impoverished farming village in Gaibandha district, 192 kilometers north of the capital Dhaka. A.M. Ahad / Associated Press

Amina Begum had never seen a computer until a few years ago, but now she's on Skype regularly with her husband. A woman on a bicycle brings the Internet to her.

In Bangladesh, Internet rolls into villages on a bike

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