Are you operating a community network in Africa?
There is a need to expand connectivity to the rural and remote villages. Doing so will help our communities access quality education, give women and girls a platform to build opportunities, and advance local economies.

See the Difference You Can Make

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Keep The Internet On

Together with Access Now, help us call on all governments to stop Internet shut-downs.
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Reminder: Connectivity can be a lifeline for refugees

. . . And a way for the rest of us to pay attention.
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You Can Build the Internet

Community networks turn people from consumers of the Internet to Citizen-builders of the Internet.


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7 February @ 10:30 - 11:30 UTC and @ 16:00 - 17:00 UTC and
23 February @ 16:00 - 17:00 UTC and @ 10:30 - 11:30 UTC

Got a big idea to help fight inequality, boost education, tackle extreme poverty, and help kids stay in school? Join our Beyond the Net Information Session and find about more about funding availability, eligibility and guidelines.

26 Feb - 1 Mar, 2017
San Diego, CA, US


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07 December 2016

At the 11th Internet Governance Forum (IGF), a United Nations-convened conference taking place in Mexico, 6-9 December, the Internet Society urged the global Internet community to redouble its efforts in addressing the wave of unprecedented challenges facing the Internet.

06 December 2016

We have a choice. We can let others take the lead, or we can be resolute and fight for the future we all want.

23 November 2016

Findings from the 2016 Global Internet Report show 59 percent of users admit they would likely not do business with a company which had suffered a data breach. Highlighting the extent of the data breach problem, the report makes key recommendations for building user trust in the online environment, stating that more needs to be done to protect online personal information.