Peru: Putting the Net in the Corner Store (int'l edition)


For Jose Soriano, the Net has been a lifesaver. In 1994, the founder and general manager of Red Cientifica Peruana (RCP), Peru’s first Internet service provider, learned that doctors in his country could not treat his son, Damian, for a brain tumor. So Soriano posted the boy’s brain scans on the Web for specialists in Argentina to examine. Within 48 hours, Damian was en route to Buenos Aires for an operation. Sigue leyendo “Peru: Putting the Net in the Corner Store (int'l edition)”

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Peru: Putting the Net in the Corner Store (int’l edition)


For Jose Soriano, the Net has been a lifesaver. In 1994, the founder and general manager of Red Cientifica Peruana (RCP), Peru’s first Internet service provider, learned that doctors in his country could not treat his son, Damian, for a brain tumor. So Soriano posted the boy’s brain scans on the Web for specialists in Argentina to examine. Within 48 hours, Damian was en route to Buenos Aires for an operation. Sigue leyendo “Peru: Putting the Net in the Corner Store (int’l edition)”

Revista IADB : Internet para el Pueblo

By David Mangurian

js.jpgJosé Soriano está seguro de que en algún momento en el próximo milenio el Internet estará al alcance de los latinoamericanos de toda clase social a un precio aceptable. Pero Soriano no está dispuesto a esperar tanto tiempo.

Este periodista experto en telecomunicaciones es el gerente general de la Red Científica Peruana (RCP) e impulsa un sistema para acercar el Internet a usuarios de recursos modestos en áreas subdesarrolladas.
Sigue leyendo “Revista IADB : Internet para el Pueblo”