Free internet for all around the world was in the news earlier, don't know the authenticity of this. For India, it would mean better reach to all, particularly the rural areas for news dissemination and updates from the government. Sometime back there was a thread about the author's son helping people at banks, similarly, the elders or adults in rural areas would need the help of family members to do financial transactions on their mobiles. The biggest benefit would be to help the rural children learn via classroom telecasts, this can be formal or informal education. We could connect rural hospitals with centres of excellence to provide advise on difficult cases. People can stay in touch easily with their loved one living far off. Many rural youngsters can get vocational training support from nodal agencies via the net and rural governance can potential be streamlined.