Jim Forster is passionate about extending the Internet. He started at in 1988 when it was quite small and spent 20 years there, becoming a Distinguished Engineer. While at Cisco he started working on projects and policies to improve Internet access in developing countries. Now he is working with several for-profit and non-profit efforts to extend communications in unserved areas in Africa, India. His foundation, has supported , and his firm, ,has invested in five ISPs ( (Kenya), (South Africa), (Tanzania), and (Malawi), (India). He and have started a Debt Fund, ,to offer loans for ISPs in Frontier Markets.
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