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Fishermen can now access phone, email, whatsapp, skype at sea

Solution developed by Amrita University will not only save fisherman's lives but will also enhance national security

T E Narasimhan  |  Chennai 

A low-cost Internet connectivity solution for fishermen at sea was launched at Amrita University in Kerala. The networking solution will provide Internet connectivity to commercial fishermen at sea.

Besides, an announcement about the establishment of a UNESCO Chair at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Amrita University) was also made today. The first two were launched by the Human Resources Minister of State, Prakash Javadekar in Kerala today. OceanNet is an unique innovation and this technology, which the University claims doesn't exist anywhere in the world, will not only help save ...

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First Published: Mon, September 26 2016. 15:58 IST
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