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- During the presentation of the new presidential measures to modernise education and stimulate vocational training in schools, the Tunisian Minister of Education and Training, Dr Sadok Korbi, announced that all Tunisian schools will have access to ADSL and WIMAX internet connections before June 2007.

- The Emerging Markets Group has selected the two ISPs who will design, implement and operate broadband wireless outdoor metropolitan area networks in Luxor and Sharm El Sheikh's Naama Bay in order to improve connectivity within the tourism sector. EgyNet and TE Data have been selected to develop the WiMAX networks, with the former focusing on Naama Bay and the latter on Luxor; the networks should be ready by Mid May.