community wireless connectivity

Wireless for Communities (W4C) Programme: Connecting remotest communities of India through unlicensed wireless spectrum

DELHI 21 February 2013 (DEF for APCNews)

DEF, a member of APC, implemented Wireless for Communities (W4C) to utilise unlicensed spectrum, providing internet connectivity in the remotest regions of India and empowering community members who have formerly been deprived of accessing information.

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Tricalcar map FR

Tricalcar map FR

Map of regions covered by Tricalcar project – FR

Mapa de regiones de Tricalcar

Mapa de regiones de Tricalcar

Map of regions covered by Tricalcar project – Spanish

Tricalcar map EN

Tricalcar map EN

Map of regions covered by Tricalcar project

Tricalcar in Bolivia. Photo: Freddy Bohorquez

Tricalcar in Bolivia. Photo: Freddy Bohorquez

Wireless connections set up in Bolivia are being used by indigenous communities to use internet for making long-distance phone calls and consulting local educational portals.

Seven new modules on community wireless connectivity

LIMA 23 July 2008 (FD for APCNews)

As part of the TRICALCAR project a set of seven new training modules, which the WILAC network is pleased to share with its African counterpart, has been made available. The modules range from WiMax to energy for telecommunications systems, visiting VoIP, long distance wireless links and community, gender and technology on the way. There are even sustainability strategies and network planning modules.

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