Practical Insights on Networking for ICT4D Projects

An African LTE Mobile Network Future

An African LTE Mobile Network Future

Published on: May 09 2014 by Steve Song - Comments Off on An African LTE Mobile Network Future
This entry is part 4 of 6 in my series Africa and Spectrum 2.0 If you follow communication infrastructure in Africa, you would be forgiven if you have begun to...
How to Ensure Long-Term Sustainability for a Computer Lab

How to Ensure Long-Term Sustainability for a Computer Lab

Published on: Mar 24 2014 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Thanks to funding from the Internet Society Community Grant Program as well as from the Information Society Innovation Fund (isif.asia) a computer learning...
How to Use Mobile Phone Network Data for Better Development

How to Use Mobile Phone Network Data for Better Development

Published on: Dec 18 2013 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
The UN Global Pulse has published ‘Mobile Phone Network Data for Development’, a primer on how analysis of Call Detail Records (CDRs) can provide valuable information...
ICT4D Routers and a Downloadable Firewall

ICT4D Routers and a Downloadable Firewall

Published on: Apr 05 2013 by Jen Overgaag - Comments Off on ICT4D Routers and a Downloadable Firewall
At Inveneo, we push technology hard. Our engineers work with the latest tools on the market and our deployments span some of the harshest environments on the planet....
Are Lasers the Key to Cheap, Cloud-Based Internet?

Are Lasers the Key to Cheap, Cloud-Based Internet?

Published on: Apr 01 2013 by Aaron Mason - 3 Comments
Different colored lasers light up a section of cloud during a test of Inveneo’s StratoLancer system. Photo: Aaron Mason When trying to communicate over great...
Who Let All Those Ghanaians on the Internet? Jenna Burrell on Internet Exclusion

Who Let All Those Ghanaians on the Internet? Jenna Burrell on Internet Exclusion

Published on: Feb 25 2013 by Ethan Zuckerman - 1 Comment
Jenna Burrell, assistant professor at the School of Information at UC Berkeley, is speaking today at the Berkman Center on her research on internet usage in Ghana,...
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...
5 Reasons to Use Open SIM Kit to Modify Mobile Phone SIM Cards

5 Reasons to Use Open SIM Kit to Modify Mobile Phone SIM Cards

Published on: Jan 28 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 5 Reasons to Use Open SIM Kit to Modify Mobile Phone SIM Cards
Any ICT4D projects that run on mobile phones, like digital health and mEducation initiatives, rely upon the benevolence of mobile network operators for their existence....
How Can We Make Cloud Solutions Relevant in the Offline World?

How Can We Make Cloud Solutions Relevant in the Offline World?

Published on: Oct 17 2012 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How Can We Make Cloud Solutions Relevant in the Offline World?
I am Amos Cruz and below are my thoughts around a recent Technology Salon on “How Can We Make ‘Cloud’ Solutions Relevant in the Offline World”...
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...