Africa To Get Free Wi-Fi Before NYC

05.13.10 Bucky Turco

join-africa-graphic Talk about ambition. Even with all our vast resources, no one has been able to figure out how to provide free wireless internet access to New York City and yet, one man has taken on an initiative to bring wi-fi to the entire continent of Africa. Paul English, co-founder of travel search engine kayak.com, admits it’s a “big, big project” that will take at least a decade, which is probably just about the same amount of time it will takes us to achieve the same goal…in Manhattan. |Fast Company|