8 Considerations for Low Earth Orbit Satellite Internet Access

8 Considerations for Low Earth Orbit Satellite Internet Access

Published on: Feb 15 2023 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 8 Considerations for Low Earth Orbit Satellite Internet Access
There’s a space race happening right now to connect the world to the Internet. Companies such as SpaceX, OneWeb, Amazon, and Telesat, are racing to launch large constellations of low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites to provide...
Apply Now: $500,000 USAID Invests Grants in DFS & Connectivity

Apply Now: $500,000 USAID Invests Grants in DFS & Connectivity

Published on: Jan 23 2023 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
We should invest in Internet connectivity globally because it can help people access educational resources, find job opportunities, and connect with others. Increased broadband Internet can help businesses improve access...
10 Insights from the Mobile Internet Connectivity Report 2022

10 Insights from the Mobile Internet Connectivity Report 2022

Published on: Dec 14 2022 by Guest Writer - 4 Comments
Over the past five years, nearly 1.4 billion people have gained access to the internet through a mobile phone and by the end of 2021, 55% of the world’s population was using mobile internet. This is providing people...
How Mobile Phones are Catalyzing an African Revolution

How Mobile Phones are Catalyzing an African Revolution

Published on: Sep 14 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How Mobile Phones are Catalyzing an African Revolution
The following is an excerpt from Russell Southwood’s new book, Africa 2.0 – Inside a Continent’s Communications Revolution, an ambitious 35-year history of the impact of mobile and internet on Sub-Saharan Africa. RSVP...
Apply Now: $60,000 for Your Creative Ideas to Bridge the Digital Divide

Apply Now: $60,000 for Your Creative Ideas to Bridge the Digital Divide

Published on: Jul 07 2022 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
There are 2.9 billion unconnected people across the globe, an issue that was significantly exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to UNESCO, in 10 countries across Africa, Asia, and South America, women are 30-50%...
Why We Need This New Tool to Measure Internet Resilience

Why We Need This New Tool to Measure Internet Resilience

Published on: Jun 22 2022 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
The COVID-19 pandemic has made clear that the Internet plays a critical role in society, and it’s underlined the importance of reliable Internet connectivity for everyone. It’s also highlighted a stark reality. Not all...
How Different Age Groups Use Internet Services Differently

How Different Age Groups Use Internet Services Differently

Published on: May 19 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How Different Age Groups Use Internet Services Differently
  Internet penetration generates opportunities that can improve people’s well‐being. However, the existence of digital gaps can lead to a scenario where only a few benefits from these opportunities. The generational...
Apply Now: $2 Million USAID Grants for Internet Connectivity and DFS

Apply Now: $2 Million USAID Grants for Internet Connectivity and DFS

Published on: Apr 04 2022 by Wayan Vota - 19 Comments
The American people seek to improve the lives of millions of low-income and vulnerable people throughout the world by supporting the development of open, interoperable, reliable, inclusive, and secure digital ecosystems...
How SADC Government Cybersecurity Laws Impact Human Rights

How SADC Government Cybersecurity Laws Impact Human Rights

Published on: Nov 17 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How SADC Government Cybersecurity Laws Impact Human Rights
It is now axiomatic that the mass diffusion of the internet and its ancillary digital technologies have created an alternative space for the widespread and ‘unrestricted’ exercise of rights like freedom of expression,...