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The mobile internet arrives in the Amazon Rainforest


In many developing nations where they do not have an expensive hardwired telephone network, mobile phones are essential.

There aren't many places left in the world nowadays where you can't get a signal and one such place - 300 miles up the Amazon river in Brazil and deep in the heart of the rainforest - only recently got connected.

Dan Simmons reports on one of the last places on earth to get a phone signal.

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