Practical Insights on Internet Cafe

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,...
Why Cyber Cafes Can Thrive in a Mobile Internet World

Why Cyber Cafes Can Thrive in a Mobile Internet World

Published on: May 11 2012 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Why Cyber Cafes Can Thrive in a Mobile Internet World
With the advent of cheap mobile phones and mobile data plans, there is the belief that mobile phones are pushing cyber cafes out of business. Well according to...
How cybercafes can thrive in a modern mobile Internet world

How cybercafes can thrive in a modern mobile Internet world

Published on: Oct 31 2011 by Guest Writer - 4 Comments
The greatest financial hurdles to open a computer cybercafe in Africa have been Line 1 on the Capex – Computers, and Line 1 on the Opex – Internet Access....
Bavyiew Webspot

Bavyiew Webspot

Published on: Sep 09 2010 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Bavyiew Webspot
The Bayview Webspot is an Internet Cafe in the Bayview neighborhood of San Francisco, USA.  The goals of the Bayview Webspot are to strengthen low-moderate...
How ProjectFOCUS is Bridging Digital Divides with Bicycles

How ProjectFOCUS is Bridging Digital Divides with Bicycles

Published on: Sep 01 2010 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on How ProjectFOCUS is Bridging Digital Divides with Bicycles
Across colleges in North America, ProjectFOCUS is raising awareness and capital to invest in solar-powered, income-generating internet cafes in Uganda with amazing,...
Are Mobile Phones Pushing Cyber Cafes Out of Business?

Are Mobile Phones Pushing Cyber Cafes Out of Business?

Published on: May 10 2010 by Oluniyi Ajao - 8 Comments
When last did you visit a cyber cafe? Eight years ago, my answer would have been “right now”. I would have been writing/reading this on a computer in a cyber...
How to Stop Internet Porn in School Computer Labs

How to Stop Internet Porn in School Computer Labs

Published on: Apr 26 2010 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on How to Stop Internet Porn in School Computer Labs
First off, pornography happens online, and it’s been a problem in every country for decades now. Just read what the U.S. Department of Justice said way back...
How to Fundraise Money for Computer Labs and Internet Cafes in 3 Easy Steps

How to Fundraise Money for Computer Labs and Internet Cafes in 3 Easy Steps

Published on: Apr 12 2010 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on How to Fundraise Money for Computer Labs and Internet Cafes in 3 Easy Steps
Do you want to deploy a computer lab as part of your organization’s programs? Yet, are you lacking the cash to pay for the technology yourself? Here is a quick...
Cybercafes: Still Vibrant and Viable Business Model

Cybercafes: Still Vibrant and Viable Business Model

Published on: Sep 19 2009 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
In reading Miquel Balsa’s post, The decline of Senegalese (and maybe all) internet cafes, I was struck by the suggestion that public internet access points...