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Google teams up with US, UK govt. agencies to bring internet to the common man

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NEW DELHI: Government agencies in the UK and US along with Google have announced a joint venture by the name of ?Alliance for Affordable Internet? to bring internet to the population of billions on planet earth.



The initiative is a joint venture by Google, US agency for International Development and its British Counterpart and philanthropic company run by eBay Founder Omidyar, Omidyar Network.



Other helping firms include Yahoo, Microsoft, Intel, Cisco, Ericsson and African ISP MainOne. Alliance is going to work to pursue the governments to regulate and policy formation for better internet access.



?A4AI has a specific goal in mind: to reach the UN Broadband Commission target of entry-level broadband access priced at less than five per cent of monthly income worldwide,? said Jennifer Haroon, Principal Executive of Google?s access programme, in a blog post.

Group is working to contact 10 countries till 2015 to negotiate on easing of import of technology and resources to kick start the internet revolution in those countries. This envisaged goal can have far reaching impact not only in those countries but on whole global scenario. It can help reshape the social, corporate and political outlook which is visible by the part played by Social Media in Arab spring.

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