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Posted by Susan Sharma on May 23, 2006

Ashok Jhunjhunwala of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras, is the key expert behind innovation of cordDECT technology,a low-cost advanced Wireless Access System.

 What is CorDECT Technology?

It is a wireless in a local loop (WiLL) technology. What it means is that the connection from an exchange to any home is on wireless, very much like mobile, instead of copper wires. It is a fixed wireless connection, which can be used not only for telephony but also for Internet connectivity. It is tailor-made for broadband deployment and for rural areas.

Read more about it at

 http://www.egovonline.net/interview/interview-details.asp?interviewid=42

 

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