Past Projects

Open access in Africa: FibreForAfrica.net

APC’s FibreForAfrica.net site provides basic information about international bandwidth in Africa, its costs and the existence of monopoly access to it. It focuses especially on the proposed East African cable projects and the ending of the monopoly of SAT-3.

Wireless LAC (TRICALCAR)

TRICALCAR focuses on developing a series of training workshops on wireless connectivity in three Latin American regions.

Wireless LAC (TRICALCAR)
GenARDIS

The Gender, Agriculture and Rural Development in the Information Society (GenARDIS) small grants fund was developed in 2002 to support work on gender-related issues in ICTs for agricultural and rural development in the African, Caribbean and Pacific regions. In 2008, the third round of small gran...

Wireless LAC (TRICALCAR)
Building Communications Opportunities (BCO) alliance

APC is part of the Building Communications Opportunities (BCO) alliance, which is a loose network of experienced organisations in information and communications for development who have made a commitment to learning and collaboration. BCO members, or ‘partners’ as they are referred to, includ...

Wireless LAC (TRICALCAR)
ItrainOnline

ItrainOnline is a partnership involving eight organisations with particular experience in capacity building in development contexts. It aims to assist civil society organizations (CSOs) and other development actors in developing countries to confront the challenges posed by new information and co...

Wireless LAC (TRICALCAR)
Open access in Africa: EASSy, SAT-3/WASC research

In Africa, APC’s main focus is on access to infrastructure. Africa currently has to pay for some of the most expensive bandwidth in the world and the hard currency paid leaves the continent. Because East Africa does not have international fibre connections it is paying even more than West Afric...

Wireless LAC (TRICALCAR)
LAC Monitor: Research on broadcasting as a digital inclusion strategy

The research: “Effective access of rural communities to broadcasting in equal opportunities: A key strategy for digital inclusion in Latin America and the Caribbean” aimed at answering the question: “How can broadcasting be used as a digital inclusion strategy?”.

Wireless LAC (TRICALCAR)
Harambee

The Harambee project is designed to support increased capacity among both the project’s initiators and a range of Africa-based networks and communities to coordinate and facilitate the interactions of their respective constituencies.

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