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

Thanks for starting this discussions @Mwendwa Kivuva
<mwendwa.kivuva@afrinic.net>

I like Twahir’s point that community networks should not be solely for non
profit. There can be other tiers for profit to encourage innovation at
small scale around Internet Service Delivery.

The main purpose of CN is to provide network where there’s poor
connectivity, but there are many areas in Kenya where there’s good
connectivity but people just dont see a way of benefitting from the
internet. This is where some little business competition comes in and local
content.

On Fri, May 28, 2021 at 6:20 AM Mwendwa Kivuva via kictanet <
kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:

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> On Fri, May 28, 2021, 12:34 AM Twahir Hussein Kassim via kictanet <
> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>
>> Another example of a CN just across the border is Bosco Uganda, it covers
>> almost the whole of Northern Uganda
>> boscouganda.com/connectivity/
>>
>> Coverage map –
>> www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?mid=1kufmf0mqiOEb5mJiuPt2X-joSSO6PEul&hl=en&ll=3.0014236517916895%2C32.17317130000001&z=7
>>
>> Kenya has always led in matters innovation, let not this framework be a
>> limiting factor rather let it widen our horizons.
>>
>
> Thank you Twahir. You are advocating that the license should allow a community
> network to operate beyond a sub-county? What is your proposal on either
> geographic area or population a single license can cover?
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