Practical Insights on Internet Access

How Different Age Groups Use Internet Services Differently

How Different Age Groups Use Internet Services Differently

Published on: May 19 2022 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
  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...
New Framework: Understanding Social Media, Conflict, and Resilience

New Framework: Understanding Social Media, Conflict, and Resilience

Published on: Jan 05 2022 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Information has been used throughout history as a weapon to stoke or intensify violent conflict by mobilizing fighters or supporters, rallying the public or allies,...
Apply Now: $800,000 for IPv6 Deployment in the Asia Pacific Region

Apply Now: $800,000 for IPv6 Deployment in the Asia Pacific Region

Published on: Oct 25 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
IPv6 address space is a public resource that must be managed in a prudent manner for the long-term interests of Internet access. Responsible address space management...
12 Ways to Manage Digital Risks to Refugee Community Connectivity

12 Ways to Manage Digital Risks to Refugee Community Connectivity

Published on: Oct 06 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 12 Ways to Manage Digital Risks to Refugee Community Connectivity
Connectivity initiatives, which entail the provision of internet and mobile access, can positively impact the lives of crisis-affected people, especially refugees,...
Surprise! Skilled Young Men Benefit Most from 3G Mobile Internet Access

Surprise! Skilled Young Men Benefit Most from 3G Mobile Internet Access

Published on: Sep 23 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Enabling universal access to the internet is deemed as a critical step towards achieving prosperity in developing countries.The digital landscape in Sub-Saharan...
5 Reasons Rural Entrepreneurs Do Not Use Digital Services During COVID-19

5 Reasons Rural Entrepreneurs Do Not Use Digital Services During COVID-19

Published on: Sep 15 2021 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Digital services have the potential to improve rural entrepreneurs’ access to wider markets and increase their competitiveness among other benefits. Moreover,...