Upcoming: Indigenous Connectivity Summit (Santa Fe, Nov 8-9, 2017)

Sharing this announcement from our colleagues at the 1st-Mile Institute in Santa Fe. **************** Indigenous Connectivity Summit Save the date: November 8 to 9, 2017 The Internet is a hallmark of human innovation, but many Indigenous communities lack basic connectivity.  Internet access is increasingly a lifeline to health, education and economic development for rural and remote Indigenous[…]

Building fibre network connecting rural communities in the United Kingdom

From http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-37974267  The farmer who built her own broadband By Zoe KleinmanTechnology reporter, BBC News 26 December 2016 “I’m just a farmer’s wife,” says Christine Conder, modestly. But for 2,300 members of the rural communities of Lancashire she is also a revolutionary internet pioneer. Her DIY solution to a neighbour’s internet connectivity problems in 2009 has[…]

Maori Claim for Spectrum as a Treaty Right

Submitted By: Brian Beaton Maori Claim for Spectrum as a Treaty Right Online Presentation on March 30th Graeme Everton delivered a presentation on Maori claims for spectrum as a treaty right. The video-conference and on-line presentation took place out of the First Nation Technology Council office in Vancouver on March 30. Three reference documents to[…]