<<July 7, 2000>>

Valentina Diaz <valentin@sortmoz.com>

A.M.L. da Fonseca <Fonsecaantonio@netscape.net>

Anibal de Azevedo Marques <dg@tropical.co.mz>

Emilio Vento <evento@unido.org>

Dear Valentina:

(1) Many thanks for your msg (ATTACHMENT I).

(2) Yes, I think that the broadband wireless and satellite Internet would be
the way to go, especially in your country.

(3) Pls visit followings;

(a) Global Broadband Internet Networks at:

(b) Section 8 of Global University System
Paper to be presented at The 14th Annual Conference of The Asian
Association of Open Universities at The University of
Philippines/Open University, Manila, Philippines, 25-27 October 2000, at:

(c) UNIDO conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - January 21, 2000 at

(4) As Item (3)-(c) mentions, the UNIDO people also want to have the same
in your country so that you may cooperate with them.

(5) You may also find that the Global Development Learning Network of the
World Bank has an office in your town which has Internet access -- see

(6) In order to share the cost of deploying broadband Internet, it is wise
to form a coalition in your area/country.

For this, we suggest that you hold a series of workshops for site
survey, feasility study, market survey, etc.

(7) Pls feel free to ask me any further questions.

Best, Tak

From: "Valentina Diaz" <valentin@sortmoz.com>
To: <utsumi@columbia.edu>
Subject: Re: Info about distance learning activities in Africa and Global
DistanceLearning Network of the World Bank
Date: Wed, 5 Jul 2000 11:35:02 +0200

To: Mr. Tak Utsumi
>From Antonio Martinho L. da Fonseca

Dear Sir

I am writing to you asking for your opinion in the following subject:

I have a friend that is a internet provider in Maputo in Mozambique. The
internet it is very expensive and is not accessible to people in general.
We are thinking in radio internet comunications, in distance learning, and
in distance medicine.
We could provide also all executive environment to develop distance
communications, but we are loking for advise and for partners with
experience in the theme.
Please let us know your opinion.
The adress of my friend is:
Company: Tropical net
Name: Anibal de Azevedo Marques
Position: General Director
E.mail: mailto:dg@tropical.co.mz
page: http://www.tropical.co.moz

Thank you for your atention
Best regards

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Valentina Diaz
Gorongosa National Park
Maputo, Mozambique

A.M.L. da Fonseca

Anibal de Azevedo Marques
General Director
Tropical net
Maputo in Mozambique

Emilio Vento
UNIDO-ICS Liaison Officer
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