Malaysian schools ‘wired’ for 4G


At the Frog conference this morning, Frog Managing Director Gareth Davies spoke about their new project to provide a learning platform to all schools in Malaysia, 10,000 schools and 6 million users…

The Malaysian authorities have taken a different approach to providing broadband access for schools: each school is connected with a high speed 4G mast on its roof.

This provides high speed wireless internet access not just to the teachers and learners when they are in school, but also across the surrounding area and to the local community.

Ubiquitous, free broadband access for learning. It sounds ideal, but with the continually debated health concerns and protests in this country around the placement of mobile phone masts, the challenge of achieving this may be much greater than just technical…

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