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Community Networks and Local Access Monthly Newsletter - Number 5
Community Networks and Local Access Monthly Newsletter - Number 5 26 April 2018

Welcome to the fifth monthly round-up of developments impacting your local access networks. Categories 1. Get involved Digital Empowerment Foundation is calling for sessions for their Digital Citizen Summit. The deadline to submit your session proposal is 30 April 2018. Read more. 2. Calls for grants The Beyond the Net Medium and Large Grants Programme is now open for applications until 15 May 2018. Read more.  USAID’s WomenConnect Challenge is seeking comprehensive solutions t...

TV white spaces: A pragmatic approach
TV white spaces: A pragmatic approach 13 February 2014 Mike Jensen and others

TV white spaces allow the use of unlicensed spectrum to provide connectivity solutions to traditionally unserved areas, especially rural and remote communities. This book explores this innovative approach to spectrum both the policy, regulatory and technological perspective. APC access specialist Mike Jensen wrote a chapter on “The role of TV white spaces and dynamic spectrum in helping to improve internet access in Africa and other developing regions”, and other APC members participated ...

Developing countries utilise cost-effective option to bridge access gap
Developing countries utilise cost-effective option to bridge access gap 25 May 2012 Flavia Fascendini

On May 17th, during the WSIS Forum 2012 in Geneva, the Association for Progressive Communications offered a workshop on television white spaces, taking the opportunity to explore how this kind of spectrum can transform the connectivity landscape towards the goal of creating affordable access for all. This workshop was part of a number of activities that APC has developed through the years in or...

WSIS Forum 2012: TV White Spaces on the agenda
WSIS Forum 2012: TV White Spaces on the agenda 04 May 2012

How can Television White Spaces spectrum transform the connectivity landscape in order to create affordable access for all? From 14-18 May Geneva will be hosting the WSIS Forum 2012, where the Association for Progressive Communications has organised two thematic workshops on May 17th, one of them under the subject Television White Spaces. This workshop is part of a number of activities that APC...

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