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Berkman Center study on global broadband names Open Access as key in broadband success

The draft report is open for comment here: http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/newsroom/broadband_review_draft From the report: “Our most surprising and significant finding is that ‘open access’ policies—unbundling, bitstream access, collocation requirements, wholesaling, and/or functional separation—are almost universally understood as having played a core role in the first generation transition to broadband [dial-up to broadband] in most of the high […]

Nepal Wireless Workshop, September 2009 – Pictures

252 pictures from the Nepal Wireless Workshop, September 2009, are now available here – a detailed report soon to be available.

2 Million downloads for the “green book”

Wireless Networking in the Developing World is a free book about designing, implementing, and maintaining low-cost wireless networks. Since 2008, WNDW.net has served over two million downloads of the book! WNDW is available for free in seven languages. If you haven’t checked it out already, download a copy for yourself.

Interview on freifunk.net

On freifunk and community networking, in german: http://blog.freifunk.net/2009/freifunk-afrika-ein-interview-mit-sebastian-b%C3%BCttrich-von-wirelessdk

Wireless Networking in the Developing World – now in print in 6 languages

The book WNDW is now in print in 6 languages!  English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, and now Indonesian.  Here’s a picture of 5 out of 6 versions wndw in 5 languages Read more: http://wndw.net http://wirelessU.org

Wireless workshop, Nepal, Pokhara, 14-24 September

A workshop on (not only) wireless networking in Pokhara, Sept 14-24, organized by WirelessU NSRC ISOC NepalWireless brings together about 30 participants from a.o. the Nepal Wireless villages, the Nepal NREN, ISOC Nepal, supporters and activists. The first 5 days will be classroom/lab training, followed by deployments in 2-3 villages. The workshop aims at preparing […]