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Nepal is one of the poorest countries in the world, so just how has it managed to develop a wireless network and promote innovation? This collection explores how Nepal has developed its digital technological infrastructure, how it is still developing from a complex political background and gives a sense of how different cultures around the world relate to digital technology. The videos look at the country's recent history, with particular focus on education, health, language and the economy.

This material forms part of The Open University course TU100 My digital life.

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Nepal is one of the poorest countries in the world, so just how has it managed to develop a wireless network and promote innovation? This collection explores how Nepal has developed its digital technological infrastructure, how it is still developing from a complex political background and gives a sense of how different cultures around the world relate to digital technology. The videos look at the country's recent history, with particular focus on education, health, language and the economy.

This material forms part of The Open University course TU100 My digital life.

    • video
    Nepal: Wireless network innovator

    Nepal: Wireless network innovator

    Dr. Mahabir Pun explains how he brought internet connections and communication systems to rural villages in Nepal.

    • 3 min
    Transcript -- Nepal: Wireless network innovator

    Transcript -- Nepal: Wireless network innovator

    Dr. Mahabir Pun explains how he brought internet connections and communication systems to rural villages in Nepal.

    • video
    Telemedicine

    Telemedicine

    A look at how video conferencing provides medical support doctor's in Nepal, as it enables real-time communications.

    • 2 min
    Transcript -- Telemedicine

    Transcript -- Telemedicine

    A look at how video conferencing provides medical support doctor's in Nepal, as it enables real-time communications.

    • video
    Educational divides

    Educational divides

    This video focusses on the education system in Nepal and highlights several problems with it.

    • 2 min
    Transcript -- Educational divides

    Transcript -- Educational divides

    This video focusses on the education system in Nepal and highlights several problems with it.

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