Tag Archives: internet access

Better internet connection for rural areas in Africa?

Now that television companies are increasingly using digital channels, there are parts of the wireless spectrum which are unused. These could potentially provide cheaper and faster internet access to rural and urban areas. This part of the TV spectrum has … Continue reading

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NUANCE : February Issue / numéro de février

The Newsletter of the UbuntuNet Alliance : Network, Collaboration, Education ( NUANCE ) has items of interest to African librarians and network users in its February issue.  The AGM of the Alliance will be held at Protea Hotel, Entebbe in … Continue reading

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Call for partners – African working group on strengthening access to and use of research information

The collective experience of British Library for Development Studies (BLDS), International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications (INASP) and the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) and our partners in African research institutions demonstrates that improving access to and use … Continue reading

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Expanding Internet Access to Village Communities in Zambia

Computer Aid with Macha Works have enabled internet access to communities in several Zambian villages. In the village of Macha it is thriving – they have introduced charges to cover the cost – $800-$1000 per month. Whether it is sustainable … Continue reading

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