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Latest posts by Association for Progressive Communications from February, 2019
How the cooperative model might serve an organisational model for community networks in Costa Rica and beyond
The community-run electric cooperative model used to develop community-run electricity services in Costa Rica is a possible business model for community networks in Latin America.
China’s governance model forbids significant options for community networks outside the purview of the state. Thus state telecoms operators and state-supported e‑commerce companies have co-opted (or fenced off) niches that...
Could community networks be helpful for the 40% or so of the population of the Seychelles with no ready access to the internet and the wealth of information available there?
Some community networks in the US have achieved a sustainable operating scale and model, and have provided a critical long-time service for their communities.