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Record-breaking Wireless Internet to Help Rural Areas

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY  Many initiatives seek to bring inexpensive access to the internet to rural and remote regions around the world. One of the most successful ways to rapidly expand access is to offer wireless internet so that anyone can use a laptop computer, a PC or a mobile […]

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Data Surge across Global South Promises to Re-shape the Internet

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY  The deluge of data gathered by the digital revolution underway in the global South continues to offer a significant economic opportunity. How this data is harvested will forge the successful Internet business models of the future. As the Internet spreads its way further across the global […]

The BRCK: Kenyan-Developed Solution to Boost Internet Access 

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY Using the Internet in Africa has its challenges, as anyone who has worked there knows. Issues can include weak Wi-Fi signals, slow Internet service providers, electricity outages and power surges that can damage or destroy sensitive electronic devices. Power surges (http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/everyday-tech/surge-protector3.htm) can occur for a […]

Africa to Get Own Internet Domain

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY Africa is in the midst of an Internet revolution that is set only to accelerate. The continent is one of the last places to experience the information technology revolution that has swept the world in the past two decades. Africa has been at a disadvantage for […]