Access

Infrastructure Sharing for Supporting Better Broadband and Universal Access
Infrastructure Sharing for Supporting Better Broadband and Universal Access 13 April 2015

This project aims to identify the most effective strategies for infrastructure sharing and the national policies that encourage or facilitate their adoption, and improve awareness of the importance of infrastructure sharing in helping to address demand for broadband.

Thai Netizen Network
Thai Netizen Network 04 August 2014

Thai Netizen Network is a leading nonprofit organisation in Thailand that advocates for digital rights and civil liberties. Founded in December 2008, it grew out of a group of netizens who had concerns about limited internet freedom during post-coup governments. Its activities are based on five themes: 1) access to information, 2) freedom of opinion and expression, 3) privacy, 4) participatory internet governance, and 5) rights over information resources. The Network is run by a small wo...

Digital Migration Observatory launched in Mozambique
Digital Migration Observatory launched in Mozambique 29 May 2014

A Civil Society Digital Broadcasting Migration Observatory has been launched in Maputo on April 9, at the end of a national conference that discussed and approved a National Advocacy Plan on the sensitive transition process in Mozambique.

Infographic: What is digital migration?
Infographic: What is digital migration? 20 May 2014

Digital migration will allow better-quality TV images, has the potential to enable greater programming diversity, and will increase coverage. At the same time, users will have to purchase new equipment, sometimes to watch the same content they are already watching. Learn more about digital migration with this infographic.

Infographic: What is digital migration?
Infographic: What is digital migration? 16 May 2014

         

Public access: Supporting digital inclusion for all
Public access: Supporting digital inclusion for all 13 May 2014

Public libraries play a critical role in extending the benefits of ICTs to marginalised populations worldwide, states a new briefing document that APC is presenting in Geneva at the current session of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD).

Public access: Supporting digital inclusion for all
Public access: Supporting digital inclusion for all 13 May 2014

This briefing paper was produced for the Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) Seventeenth Session, which took place 12-16 May 2014 in Geneva.

APC member wins lifetime achievement award
APC member wins lifetime achievement award 09 May 2014

Ermanno Pietrosemoli from APC member EsLaRed was recognised with the LACNIC 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to the development of the internet in Latin America and the Caribbean. Through more than 20 years of training and research in wireless technologies, Ermanno has changed the landscape of wireless in the region and globally. Image by LACNIC.

National advocacy plan on digital migration in Mozambique
National advocacy plan on digital migration in Mozambique 31 March 2014

On December 5, 2013, a national advocacy planning workshop on digital migration in Mozambique took place in Maputo.

Speeding up digital migration in Uganda without leaving citizens behind
Speeding up digital migration in Uganda without leaving citizens behind 03 March 2014

What are the main obstacles to digital migration in Uganda? How will this technical process affect citizens and what are their main concerns? APCNews talked to Moses Owiny, from our member WOUGNET, about the challenges and opportunities the country is currently facing.