Tag: internet access

Rob Goodier

Five Questions for Brahima Sanou, Director of ITU’s Telecommunication Development Bureau (ITU-D)

September 22, 2017

Brahima Sanou has taken the wheel at the Telecommunication Development Bureau of the International Telecommuniction Union (ITU) at a...

Jackie Halliday

Technologies for Connecting the Unconnected

August 14, 2017

Last summer, the UN declared that it considers the internet to be a human right. However, according to the Broadband...

Sharada Srinivasan

1 World Connected: Bridging the Data Divide to Connect the Unconnected

March 24, 2017

More than half of the world’s population does not have basic Internet connectivity and adoption rates are declining. The challenge...

Rob Goodier

Promising Prototypes to Watch in 2017

January 19, 2017

Prototypes are pushing the field of global development technology forward as they evolve in workshops, universities, laboratories and even...

Mariela Machado

ICT4D infrastructure: How two kinds of technologies are putting the whole world online

November 14, 2016

When Google announced its Project Loon plan in 2013, reactions ranged from scoff to swoon. But with real-world tests...

Rob Goodier

Putting the world’s impoverished communities online: Five questions for Bob Marsh

September 9, 2016

Bob Marsh is a household name and the subject of dinner party conversations in a certain kind of household and...

Rob Goodier

Facebook’s Internet.org: What the experts say

September 7, 2013

A sign at an Internet cafe in New York City, New York, USA. Photo by Scuruzu / Flickr Opinions...

Rob Goodier

The Internet and other ICTs as tools for sustainable development

March 1, 2013

The Internet may help solve some of the problems that bog down sustainable development projects, a new study has...


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