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Why BIG Data Matters for Lower Mekong Countries

Why BIG Data Matters for Lower Mekong Countries

Published on: Jul 03 2015 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
While big data represents a new era of computing, what does it mean for civil society organizations in Southeast Asia? How can nations in the Lower Mekong harvest...
Introducing Inveneo’s Solar-Powered WiFi Hat Initiative: The WiHat

Introducing Inveneo’s Solar-Powered WiFi Hat Initiative: The WiHat

Published on: Apr 01 2014 by Andris Bjornson - 2 Comments
In an effort to increase the reach of existing networks and contribute to efforts to connect the next billion Internet users, Inveneo has come up with a simple principle...
What Is the Inveneo “Self-Contained Site Survey Tool”?

What Is the Inveneo “Self-Contained Site Survey Tool”?

Published on: Mar 19 2014 by Sam Perales - 2 Comments
Through the course of deploying wireless links in developing countries around the world, Inveneo engineers have discovered quite a few useful tips and tricks that...
Will We Have Free Worldwide Wireless Internet Access From Google?

Will We Have Free Worldwide Wireless Internet Access From Google?

Published on: Feb 06 2013 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
The last mile is the first mile of cost in Internet access. The barriers to connecting everyone to low-cost, high-speed bandwidth are many, and many people feel...
Which is better: a full size 3G WiFi Router or a Mi-Fi for a small office?

Which is better: a full size 3G WiFi Router or a Mi-Fi for a small office?

Published on: Sep 24 2012 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Small business contribute close to 20% of Kenya’s GDP, and many of them now require Internet access for basic productivity and communication tasks. While...
Are WiFi-only tablets and mobile devices impractical in hotspot-starved African countries?

Are WiFi-only tablets and mobile devices impractical in hotspot-starved African countries?

Published on: Jul 30 2012 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
One disappointment with the new Google Nexus 7 tablet is the lack of 3G connectivity. It only has WiFi and some people wonder if that makes it impractical in developing...
A Cautionary Tale of ICT4D Failure at Scale

A Cautionary Tale of ICT4D Failure at Scale

Published on: May 18 2012 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Back in 2009, a few MIT students started “Fab Labs” in Afghanistan to teach Afghans how to fabricate small-scale projects, one of which was wireless...
Introducing Inveneo BatNet: A Broadband WiFI Solution for Rural Areas

Introducing Inveneo BatNet: A Broadband WiFI Solution for Rural Areas

Published on: Apr 01 2012 by Wayan Vota - 7 Comments
In an effort to extend WiFi signals into more rural regions, Inveneo has been secretly extending research into bat radar. A major breakthrough today allows WiFi...
RockGlobal Wifi Rwanda

RockGlobal Wifi Rwanda

Published on: Jan 28 2012 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on RockGlobal Wifi Rwanda
Aakash: A $35 Android tablet towards universal access to computing

Aakash: A $35 Android tablet towards universal access to computing

Published on: Dec 12 2011 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
Much has been written about India’s unveiling of the $35 tablet Aakash. There is debate about Aakash’s potential to change the educational paradigm, about...