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Vital communications tool in Haiti disaster effort

While monitoring the Haitian earthquake and social networking, I wanted to share with you a vital piece of the International Red Cross’ communications puzzle in the disaster relief effort. It’s an Inmarsat Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) satellite terminal. Backpack … Continue reading

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The Haitian earthquake and social networking

You may be interested in this. I’ve been following the role social networking have played since the Haitian earthquake struck Tuesday. Internet reaction to the quake began surging within an hour after disaster struck. This Internet-driven information tidal wave is … Continue reading

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