Practical Insights on Electricity

Digital Technologies Are Part of the Climate Change Problem

Digital Technologies Are Part of the Climate Change Problem

Published on: Feb 20 2020 by Guest Writer - 4 Comments
The digital technology industry is one of the least sustainable and most environmentally damaging industrial sectors in the modern world. Its leaders have long...
Top 5 Hardware Challenges in Information Technology for Development

Top 5 Hardware Challenges in Information Technology for Development

Published on: May 25 2015 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
When work began on Inveneo’s Hardware Challenges White Paper last year, all of the parties involved—including the organizations that commissioned and funded...
4 Reasons Why Global Satellite Internet Is A Fantasy

4 Reasons Why Global Satellite Internet Is A Fantasy

Published on: Apr 03 2015 by Guest Writer - 5 Comments
World famous entrepreneurs Elon Musk, founder of PayPal, SpaceX, and Tesla, and Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, have both recently announced separate...
No Electricity Means No Internet: It’s Time to Bridge the Gap!

No Electricity Means No Internet: It’s Time to Bridge the Gap!

Published on: Aug 04 2014 by Danielle Schulkin - Comments Off on No Electricity Means No Internet: It’s Time to Bridge the Gap!
“I came to Uganda to run the technical side of a mobile phone company. Instead, I was running the largest  diesel fuel distribution company in the country—in...
The Reality of Electrical Power Variability in African ICT4D Projects

The Reality of Electrical Power Variability in African ICT4D Projects

Published on: Feb 29 2012 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Looking at the wavy line above, you could be forgiven if you think that’s a pure sine wave electrical power graph. It is not. It is the electrical power...
BB4NG Broadband for Nigeria Needs Electricity

BB4NG Broadband for Nigeria Needs Electricity

Published on: Aug 13 2010 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on BB4NG Broadband for Nigeria Needs Electricity
The Nigeria ICT Forum has a call to action – a call for Broad Band For Nigeria (BB4NG): broadband internet access with speed of at least 4Mbps that is accessible,...
The 3 Reasons Why Kenya is Beating Nigeria in Internet Business Opportunities

The 3 Reasons Why Kenya is Beating Nigeria in Internet Business Opportunities

Published on: Mar 15 2010 by Wayan Vota - 16 Comments
I was IM’ing with Possicon this weekend about the difference between online business opportunities in Nigeria and Kenya. We both agreed that Nigeria could...
ICTWorks Power Technical Manual

ICTWorks Power Technical Manual

Published on: Sep 22 2009 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on ICTWorks Power Technical Manual