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information highway

a national or international (‘super'highway) network which links up businesses and homes with information service providers (cable television, video telephones, interactive shopping etc.). Each user has a ‘connection box’ which links them via a cable to all kinds of services. In the case of cable television, for example, a customer connected to the highway could select a film from a large ‘menu’ and then receive it down the wire a few minutes later. See INTERNET.
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Pali Lehohla of Statistics South Africa expressed his gratitude to the African Development Bank and in particular the Statistics Department, the driver behind the development of the Africa Information Highway platform.
Since North Carolina does not permit inmate access to the Internet for any purpose, the division proposed offering parts of the course to inmates over the information highway using its videoconferencing capabilities in lieu of the live Internet classroom discussions.
The administration makes much of its drive to promote a national and global information infrastructure while pointing with pride to its efforts to ensure universal service and that public libraries have affordable access to the information highway.
This is where we are headed on the information highway.
The entrepreneurs who are driving the information highway prefer to do business in a place where competition is not hedged about by rules and paperwork.
One last question is even more critical for the Information Highway - who says there can't be more than one?
WEINTROB: Then how will the information highway change the way the CFO and the finance department do business?
We're investing enormously more in developing software products and technologies for the information highway than anyone else.
One of the objectives of the Yamanashi Information Highway is to provide a community of 1 million people with a network of local government offices.
The ceremony in this regard included a live demonstration of the Africa Information Highway.
Valor Information Highway gives me complete visibility and control of our shop floor operation through a single source of information linked to ERP and MES reporting, stated Stefan Schnake, Manufacturing Process Support, Phoenix Contact, a global manufacturer of components, systems and services in the electronics industry.
Gaining a presence on the Internet's World Wide Web with your own home page a site analogous to a billboard on the information highway used to be an expensive and arduous task best left to a handful of programming experts.

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