Along with the development and permeation of Internet, it has become an important commercial platform to spur economic development. Aimed at practical problems such as laggard network infrastructure, low economic supportability and inadequate literacy in country area, China has brought up rural information utilities like agricultural information machine, which can provide country families with basic agricultural information and meet their demand because of its rather cheap hardware cost and simple operation. However, the Internet resource available for agricultural information machine is limited, and it will fail to satisfy the country users as their need for Internet information keeps enhancing. This paper is to present an appropriate scheme of information network accessing to solve the deficiency of agricultural information utilities, and a pilot study on the rural information prolongation with a simulation experiment designed to validate.


agricultural information machine set-top box information network 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lu Yang
    • 1
  • Jun Xiao
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Information and Electrical EngineeringChina Agricultural UniversityChina

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