Stories about Feature from June, 2018
A pathway towards community access: From telecentres to community networks
“Thinking about the future, I believe that if we can articulate these networks in an appropriate way, then we can have a very large network controlled by the people.”
Community networks empower the unconnected to take an active role in defending their right to connectivity
Community networks face two major challenges: achieving community participation and commitment, and circumventing regulatory mechanisms necessary for their implementation.
Telecentres serve as spaces in which communities share new technologies
"The essential element in terms of telecentres is the community.."
Community networks and local access monthly newsletter – number 6
The May 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,
“As an indigenous woman, I would like to see women leaders highlighted”
"As an indigenous woman, I would like to see women leaders highlighted (in the word cloud), the names of women leaders from our bases because I know they exist."
“The understanding of territory as an unresolved issue is not depicted”
"The ‘Huilliche’ branch of the Mapuche Nation has more concepts that should appear here, particularly the ones related to the return of the territory that has been usurped.."