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Two videos on Network Coverage in Bungoma and Kitui Counties, and in Turkana and Marsabit

Great job Twahir, this is very informative. We are reaping the benefits of
citizen engagement through the availability of open data.

@Mr. Wambua thank to for the revert. Looks like there are no hospitals and
public libraries connected through the USF?

On Wed, Sep 11, 2019, 12:39 Ali Hussein via kictanet <
kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:

> Twahir
>
> Great points and queries.
>
> We anxiously await the response from the CA.
>
> Regards
>
> *Ali Hussein*
>
> +254 0713 601113
>
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> habit.” ~ Aristotle
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>
> Sent from my iPad
>
> On 11 Sep 2019, at 2:16 PM, Twahir Hussein Kassim via kictanet <
> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>
> Bwana Wambua,
>
> Thanks for the update, greatly appreciated.
>
> I have a few queries though, I took the liberty to analyse the data and
> below are my observations (based on population data from Census 2009
> <en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Counties_of_Kenya>): –
>
> 1. What criteria was used to select the schools?
> 2. There appears to be a disproportionate allocation, with some
> counties receiving much more than others yet atleast one county receiving
> none.
>
> See anaylsis on* this LINK
> <docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1KzvbBqyDi9Mv-pu6c5bVDm1wYVJM-O1COJvj9mG7K5Q/edit?usp=sharing>.*
>
> Regards
> Twahir
>
>
> On Tue, Sep 10, 2019 at 10:56 AM Barrack Otieno via kictanet <
> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>
>> Many thanks bwana Wambua for providing input. Any feedback on whether
>> there is a phase 2 to the project and potential coverage areas?
>> Regards
>>
>> On Tue, 10 Sep 2019, 10:15 am Wambua, Christopher via kictanet, <
>> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>>
>>> Barrack
>>>
>>> The list of beneficiary schools is attached. I apologize for the delay.
>>>
>>> Regards
>>>
>>> Christopher Wambua
>>>
>>> Director/Communications & Public Affairs | Communications and Public
>>> Affairs
>>>
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>>>
>>> Tel: +254 20 4242000/284
>>>
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>>> <www.ca.go.ke/>
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>>> From: Barrack Otieno <barrack@kictanet.or.ke>
>>> Date: Tuesday, 10 September 2019 at 08:40
>>> To: KICTAnet Discussions <kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke>
>>> Cc: Christopher Wambua <wambua@ca.go.ke>
>>> Subject: Re: [kictanet] Two videos on Network Coverage in Bungoma and
>>> Kitui Counties, and in Turkana and Marsabit
>>>
>>> Greetings Bwana Wambua,
>>>
>>> We are eagerly waiting for the feedback as you promised. On another
>>> note, is there a planned phase two for the USF Project considering the
>>> success of phase 1?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Best regards
>>>
>>>
>>> Barrack Otieno
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thursday, 05-09-2019 at 14:16 Wambua, Christopher via kictanet wrote:
>>>
>>> Listers,
>>>
>>> Thanks for your positive comments on the USF projects rolled out so far.
>>> We shall share the information shortly.
>>>
>>> Regards
>>>
>>> Christopher Wambua
>>>
>>> Director/Communications & Public Affairs | Communications and Public
>>> Affairs
>>>
>>> [image: Description: Description:
>>> http://digital.scanad.com/casignature/img/logo.png]
>>>
>>> Tel: +254 20 4242000/284
>>>
>>> Office Mobile: +254 730 042284/
>>>
>>> +254 730172284
>>>
>>> P.O. Box 14448 Nairobi 00800
>>>
>>> [image: Description: Description:
>>> http://digital.scanad.com/casignature/img/mail.png]*wambua@ca.go.ke
>>> <wambua@ca.go.ke> *[image: Description: Description:
>>> http://digital.scanad.com/casignature/img/facebook.png]Communications
>>> Authority of Kenya <www.facebook.com/CAOKenya?ref=hl> [image:
>>> Description: Description:
>>> http://digital.scanad.com/casignature/img/twitter.png]ca_kenya
>>> [image: Description: Description:
>>> http://digital.scanad.com/casignature/img/web.png]www.ca.go.ke
>>> <www.ca.go.ke/>
>>>
>>>
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>>> http://digital.scanad.com/signature/banner.jpg]
>>>
>>> From: kictanet <kictanet-bounces+wambua=ca.go.ke@lists.kictanet.or.ke>
>>> on behalf of KICTAnet Discussions <kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke>
>>> Reply-To: KICTAnet Discussions <kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke>
>>> Date: Thursday, 5 September 2019 at 12:06
>>> To: Christopher Wambua <wambua@ca.go.ke>
>>> Cc: Kivuva KictaNet <Kivuva@transworldafrica.com>
>>> Subject: Re: [kictanet] Two videos on Network Coverage in Bungoma and
>>> Kitui Counties, and in Turkana and Marsabit
>>>
>>> Hi Barrack,
>>>
>>> You have a good memory. I was flaging the issue.
>>>
>>> The locations connected to the Internet by USF were shared by the
>>> indefatigable Mr Wambua. However, the information on the Schools and other
>>> amenities connected was not shared. This is what Liz is asking about.
>>>
>>> Below is the information CA provided
>>>
>>> “Grace,
>>>
>>> Below are the 62 sub-locations that have benefited from the mobile
>>> voice infrastructure project executed through the USF. We shall share the
>>> information on the beneficiary schools of the Education Broadband
>>> Connectivity Project through our website as soon as possible.
>>> Wambua”
>>>
>>> lists.kictanet.or.ke/pipermail/kictanet/2019-April/034462.html
>>>
>>> On Thu, Sep 5, 2019, 10:52 Barrack Otieno via kictanet <
>>> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi Liz,
>>>>
>>>> There was an email shared on this list earlier in the year with the
>>>> details. Not sure if there is a lister who flagged it.
>>>>
>>>> Regards
>>>>
>>>> On Thu, Sep 5, 2019 at 10:31 AM Liz Orembo via kictanet <
>>>> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> This is really great. Congratulations @ CA and the USF team.
>>>>>
>>>>> Could you please provide some details on the number of schools,
>>>>> public libraries, hospitals and other community service locations connected
>>>>> to the Internet through USF? Are they open to the public?
>>>>>
>>>>> On Tue, Aug 20, 2019, 10:47 Ali Hussein via kictanet <
>>>>> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Hi GG, Barrack and All
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Indeed. I confirm that connectivity in my counties (Kilifi and Lamu)
>>>>>> has tremendously improved. Credit should indeed go to CA and the last mile
>>>>>> service providers.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Regards
>>>>>>
>>>>>> *Ali Hussein*
>>>>>>
>>>>>> *Principal*
>>>>>>
>>>>>> *AHK & Associates*
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Tel: +254 713 601113
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Twitter: @AliHKassim
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Skype: abu-jomo
>>>>>>
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>>>>>> <ke.linkedin.com/in/alihkassim>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Any information of a personal nature expressed in this email are
>>>>>> purely mine and do not necessarily reflect the official positions of the
>>>>>> organizations that I work with.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Tue, Aug 20, 2019 at 10:25 AM Barrack Otieno via kictanet <
>>>>>> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Hi GG,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Many thanks for the Video. I wish to commend the Communications
>>>>>>> Authority and the Service Providers for a great job in so far as
>>>>>>> Universal Access is confirmed. Over the past week i have been to
>>>>>>> Chawiya location (5000 feet hills in Wundanyi Taita Taveta) and
>>>>>>> Mwatate in Taita and was able to Watch news and entertain myself
>>>>>>> using my smartphone a testament of how far we have connected our
>>>>>>> country. I was amazed by the Infrastructure (roads and power) that
>>>>>>> has
>>>>>>> been extended to the top of the hills which has really transformed
>>>>>>> lives. The excitement in the eyes of the youth could tell it all.
>>>>>>> From
>>>>>>> Taita i moved on to Mombasa, Kilifi and Malindi and the connectivity
>>>>>>> is simply amazing to say the least. I have actually streamed this
>>>>>>> videos without any buffering. In conclusion Communication Network
>>>>>>> Coverage has greatly improved and as the DG says in the Video the
>>>>>>> journey of 1000 steps indeed starts with one step. Well done CA, well
>>>>>>> done service poviders.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Best Regards
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On 8/19/19, Grace Githaiga via kictanet <
>>>>>>> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>>>>>>> > Listers
>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>> > Is the Universal Service Fund managed by the Communications
>>>>>>> Authority
>>>>>>> > of Kenya and meant to improve connectivity in unserved and
>>>>>>> underserved
>>>>>>> > areas bearing fruit?
>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>> > Watch the two videos here:
>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>> > 1. Bungoma and Kitui: https://youtu.be/hm5MAkrH1cI
>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>> > 2. Turkana and
>>>>>>> > Marsabit:
>>>>>>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NniZ1z9P28E&feature=youtu.be
>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>> > —
>>>>>>> > Grace Githaiga
>>>>>>> > Co-Convenor, Kenya ICT Action Network
>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> —
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