The second Asian Youth Games will be held in Nanjing, and there are only 73 days to go. Apart from the facilities, infrastructure and the venues, the host has been working hard on the software as well. Accordingly fiber optics cabling will be covered in all the sports venues as well as the 4G-network to offer more effective, fast and open networking environment.

Furthermore, the organizers have been trying to negotiate with relevant regulators to provide an ‘unwalled’ Internet during the games. Liu Yian, the general secretary of the city revealed that earlier they have already conducted open test for some social websites such as Facebook and Twitter.

Mayor of the Nanjing city even said that, “Every young athlete in the Asian youth games should be a reporter, and we are responsible for providing them the safe and fast networking games.”

动点科技驻湾区记者. Charlie is an entrepreneur based in San Francisco and Hong Kong who calls herself the undefeated caffeine champion. You can reach her at charlie.sheng (at)

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