Practical Insights on Telecommunications

New USAID Primer: Disinformation, Misinformation, and Malinfomation

New USAID Primer: Disinformation, Misinformation, and Malinfomation

Published on: Nov 04 2021 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Disinformation is by no means new. Although social media platforms have emerged as the most efficient spreaders of false information, disinformation is also spread...
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,...
5 Principles for Better Universal Service Fund Investments

5 Principles for Better Universal Service Fund Investments

Published on: May 29 2015 by Steve Song - 8 Comments
Telecommunications is a lucrative business that generates a great deal of profit for network operators. Unfortunately, but not unsurprisingly, telecommunications...
Aren’t Medicine and Water More Important Than Telecommunications?

Aren’t Medicine and Water More Important Than Telecommunications?

Published on: Dec 22 2014 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
ICT4D is a small, but growing community working on the massive challenge of bringing Internet connectivity to the world. As such, effectively conveying the meaning...
Try a Day Without ICT4D – I Dare You!

Try a Day Without ICT4D – I Dare You!

Published on: Apr 11 2012 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Try a Day Without ICT4D – I Dare You!
TOMS Shoes has come under much criticism for its “Day without shoes” event to promote its shoe marketing approach. While I don’t support shoe...
Get an ICT4D Job!  From Haiti to Congo, Turkmenistan to Niger, Your Skills Are Needed Now

Get an ICT4D Job! From Haiti to Congo, Turkmenistan to Niger, Your Skills Are Needed Now

Published on: Mar 20 2012 by Sabina Behague - Comments Off on Get an ICT4D Job! From Haiti to Congo, Turkmenistan to Niger, Your Skills Are Needed Now
Network Operations Engineer: Inveneo needs someone to set up network operations centers to monitor and support telecommunications networks in the rural and developing...
Broadband Beats Mobile Phones in Boosting GDP

Broadband Beats Mobile Phones in Boosting GDP

Published on: Oct 06 2009 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Mobile phones are a ticket out of poverty for millions. No argument there. But check out this global ICT study by Christine Zhen-Wei Qiang, an economist at the...