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Towards a sustainable business model for rural telephony
This paper presents the work done thus far towards designing a sustainable business model for rural telephony in the community of Mankosi, located in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. The pillars of the model are ...
Experiences, challenges and lessons from rolling out a rural WiFi mesh network
The DEV community knows that technology interventions involve consideration of social and environmental factors as much as technical ones. This is particularly true for the introduction of communications infrastructure in ...
Community-based solar power revenue alternative to improve sustainability of a rural wireless mesh network
Given the needs for a clean and easy way to maintain and secure powering wireless networks in rural areas and to gen- erate revenue to guarantee the sustainability of its intended goals, an innovative approach to leverage ...
Socio-economic aspects of voice-over-IP technology in rural SA
This paper describes work in progress towards developing a business case and preliminary design for an 802.11-based mesh network in the remote rural community of Mankosi in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. Aside ...