n an economic and social system dominated by urban, industrial capitalism, mountain areas have been seen as peripheral to the process of growth and develop- ment. But today, as the service sec- tor and the global economy are becoming increasingly more impor- tant than the industrial sector, a new world of opportunity is open- ing up for mountain areas.nd what better tool than broadband Internet connec- tions to hook up mountain economies with other production systems and bring them into the global economy?
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