Yoda: Iranian Billionaire to Put Internet Into Rural India Via Television Screens

Advanced Cyber/IO

yoda with light saberFirst woman space traveller to take internet to rural India through TV

Anousheh Ansari, who had in September 2006 grabbed headlines for becoming the first woman space traveller, is now dreaming of connecting with the via television screens. The Iranian-American entrepreneur, who is working with Tata Trust to help the rural areas in three districts of Rajasthan get access to select content on the internet using their TV sets through an innovative technology developed by her company Prodea Systems, is now planning to expand it across the state before taking it pan-India.