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Local ownership, exercise of ownership and moving from passive to active entitlement: a practice-led inquiry on a rural community network
In this paper, we aim to shed light on local ownership from a double practical and theoretical perspective, and examine its meaning as well as the factors that are bound to influence its development in community based ...
Making a community network legal within the South African regulatory framework
Community networks often operate at the fringe of legality with respect to spectrum, network infrastructure and providing services. We have been involved with such a network in a rural community, and together with them, ...
Clustered Multi-layer Multi-protocol Wireless Mesh Networks
Wireless Mesh Networks (WMNs) have emerged as an alternative option to the wired networks in areas where wired deployment is unfeasible and/or costly. They have been widely adopted in community networks as these networks ...
Towards a scalability model for wireless mesh networks
Zenzeleni mesh network is a wireless ad-hoc mesh network that provides voice services using public analogue telephones to the Mankosi community in the Eastern Cape Province. We would like to improve on the network ...
Evaluating energy consumption on low-end smartphones
The relationship between battery consumption in smartphones and the usage statistics of a phone is direct. Modern smartphones, even low-end, are equipped with multiple wireless technologies, e.g. GSM, 3G, WiFi and ...