Licensing and Shared Spectrum Framework for Community Networks for Kenya online discussion

On 5/29/21 8:17 AM, Twahir Hussein Kassim wrote:
>
> @Benson Muite not really surprising,
> it is the reality. That’s not the only CN in the Global North, perhaps
> England’s B4RN <b4rn.org.uk/> would shame the biggest telcos
> across the globe.
>
>

Guifi.net <guifi.net/en> and Freifunk
<www.freifunk.net/> are also interesting examples. Guifi.net
seems to include larger institutions such as universities so can have
experienced technical personnel running the network. Volunteers can help
for last mile connectivity in established communities typically with a
high population density. It seems that B4RN is government subsidized
since costs in sparsely populated areas may be relatively high.

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