Practical Insights on Internet Access

Starting Now on Digital Transformation for Ukraine Reconstruction

Starting Now on Digital Transformation for Ukraine Reconstruction

Published on: Sep 15 2022 by Troy Etulain - Comments Off on Starting Now on Digital Transformation for Ukraine Reconstruction
When the war in Ukraine comes to an end (hopefully with Ukraine having recovered all of its territory, including Crimea), Western countries are likely to provide...
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...
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...
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...
6 Digital Agriculture Opportunities in 47 sub-Saharan African Countries

6 Digital Agriculture Opportunities in 47 sub-Saharan African Countries

Published on: Jun 15 2022 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Sub-Saharan Africa has the largest area of arable uncultivated land in the world and a youthful population of almost 60 percent under the age of 25, which is expected...
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...
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,...
Mapping Trends in African Government Internet Freedom Restrictions

Mapping Trends in African Government Internet Freedom Restrictions

Published on: Mar 16 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Mapping Trends in African Government Internet Freedom Restrictions
Internet freedom in Africa has been on the decline over the past years with several countries continually adopting aggressive and sophisticated measures that...
6 Constraints on Youth Usage of Internet Services in African Countries

6 Constraints on Youth Usage of Internet Services in African Countries

Published on: Mar 02 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 6 Constraints on Youth Usage of Internet Services in African Countries
The Internet is presented as a panacea for the challenges that young people face, but this is not necessarily the case. Despite being drivers of Internet...
Apply Now $600,000 to Close Digital Divides in Morocco, India, and USA

Apply Now $600,000 to Close Digital Divides in Morocco, India, and USA

Published on: Feb 28 2022 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Most technology systems were built to serve wealthy majorities who have rich digital access and literacy. This creates a digital divide that separates the already...