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Stories about Access

30 April 2018

Community networks and local access monthly newsletter – number 5

The April 2018 newsletter is part of the project titled, “Local Access Networks: Can the unconnected connect themselves?” developed by APC in partnership with Internet Society and Rhizomática,

2 April 2018

Community Networks and Local Access Monthly Newsletter – Number 4

The March 2018 newsletter is part of the project titled, “Local Access Networks: Can the unconnected connect themselves?” developed by APC in partnership with Internet Society and Rhizomática,

5 March 2018

The Community Report for the Indigenous Connectivity Summit

We're sharing a republication of the Executive Summary of the Internet Society's Community Report highlighting their recent Indigenous Connectivity Summit. Read more for a link to the full report.

27 February 2018

Community Networks and Local Access Monthly Newsletter – Number 3

The February 2018 newsletter is part of the project titled, “Local Access Networks: Can the unconnected connect themselves?” developed by APC in partnership with Internet Society and Rhizomática,

24 January 2018

The First Mobile Phone Network for Indigenous Communities in Mexico Is Under Threat

"This is the only telecommunications service that these communities have, historically they have not been covered...we believe a clear exemption for this type of operator should be in the law."

7 October 2017

Early Local Efforts Linking Activists During the Pre-Internet Days

Before the internet as we know it existed, groups of activists from different corners of the world were working on stand-alone systems with “human gateways”.

1 August 2017

When an African Community Network is Much More Than Just Telecommunications Infrastructure

A recent Internet Society report about community networks in Africa sheds some light on how to best provide support for increased affordable telecommunications access.