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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
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...
Learn to use Wireless Technology to Extend Internet Access with WirelessU

Learn to use Wireless Technology to Extend Internet Access with WirelessU

Published on: Jan 31 2011 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
WirelessU is a group of dedicated professionals working towards a world-wide, people-centered, inclusive Information Society. Their goal is to make it easier for...