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This week, the International Telecommunication Union unveiled the Connect the World initiative, with the double goal to push “digital divide” issues to the top of worldwide policy agendas and to connect all communities worldwide by 2015.

Founding members include Alcatel of France, the Japanese operator KDDI, the Chinese equipment maker Huawei, the Indian consultancy Infosys, Telefónica of Spain, the European Commission, the French and Egyptian governments and some nongovernmental groups like Child Helpline International and Télécoms Sans Frontières.

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