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New Research Article:
An investigation on multi-stakeholder relations and understanding of ownership from the onset of a community network project is critical in the establishment of a CN.
Farao, J., Burse, M., Mthoko, H., & Densmore, M. (2020, March). Stakeholder Relations and Ownership of a Community Wireless Network: The Case of iNethi. In International Conference on Innovations and Interdisciplinary Solutions for Underserved Areas (pp. 176-191). Springer, Cham.
New Research Article:
“In this paper, we propose a new adaptive channel allocation algorithm for a multi-radio multi-channel wireless mesh network.”
Hassan, W.; Farag, T. Adaptive Allocation Algorithm for Multi-Radio Multi-Channel Wireless Mesh Networks. Future Internet 2020 , 12 , 127.
Jnoptik Intrabach, Intranet en escuelas sin conexión a Internet, ante pandemia COVID-19
Community Networks Adapt to New Realities Under COVID: A DWeb Meetup Recap
Colombia Case Study - Colnodo’s work piloting licensed spectrum in Buenos Aires, Cauca, Nuestra Red’s wifi work
Josephine’s paper for the paper series under African Declaration on Internet Rights & Freedoms
Miliza, J (2020 Jun 30). A provisional analysis of the impact of telecommunications
policy and regulatory frameworks in Africa and COVID-19: A community networks perspective.
Copied from the email:
"The Academy of Science of South Africa, ASSAf recently held an IID Webinar on Building Profitable and Sustainable Community Owned Connectivity Networks on 31 August.
We thought you might have an interest in the proceedings of the Webinar.
Please kindly find below the links with Presentations and Recordings to share with your Networks.
The Argentinian case of AlterMundi.net has been mentioned as a case study in the A4AI Good Practices database:
APC shares a brief of the work done in the last four years in relation to Community Networks.
Philippines government plans to build community-based cellular networks in remote areas
A story from Lilian Achom (thanks for letting us share!) on her journey with AfChix, which includes her appreciation for four women-led community networks:
-Lanet Umoja Community Network (Kenya),
-Ait Izdeg Community Network (Morocco),
-Groot-Aub Community Network (Namibia) and
-WELM@ Community Network (Senegal)
as well as links to the Women’s Connect challenge work… Also shout outs to Tunapanda and Bosco Uganda!
Connecting Bhutan’s remote locations with TV White Space
By David Dawson on 14 Oct 2020
For all of you who are considering producing material to create more visibility of bottom up connectivity strategies with all their social and technological innovations, APC and Rhizomatica’s Nils and Cynthia have put together a set of guidelines to facilitate your work:
This might be worth a read for more general content productions in communities…
We hope this material will be useful for your work.
KictaNet featured Zenzeleni work as part of a series about Community Networks.
Expanding the telecommunications operators ecosystem: Policy and regulatory guidelines to enable local operators.
Zotero list of CN resources - curated by Eric from Wakoma: