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Israel Included in Internet-2 Project

The United States has decided to include Israel in the Internet2 project, a consortium of academic research centers, high-tech companies and government agencies working to create a new, faster information highway. The new superhighway will be based on 20-30 superservers, which enable rapid communications at 2.4 gigabits per second. On this bases, new applications will be developed such as remote medicine, virtual libraries, real time group work and more.

Source: Globes May 11, 1998.