Bring Local Content To Africa
A new report says that Internet access and availability are not enough to get Africa online. We need local content in local languages.

See the Difference You Can Make

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Become An Ambassador

We are looking for passionate young people who want to push for all the opportunities the open Internet can bring.
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Shine The Light

We want you to boost the profile of incredible women who are pushing boundaries using technology. Who do you want to #ShineTheLight on?
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Stories from the field

Find out how our Chapter in Zimbabwe is using the Internet of Things to inspire kids and fight unemployment.

Events

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23 August 2016, 8.30 AM - 5.00 PM AST
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

25 August 2016, 8.00 AM - 6.30 PM ART
Mendoza, Argentina

30 August - 1 September 2016
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

News

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30 August 2016

The “Promoting Content in Africa” report reveals that Internet adoption rates are slowing in many countries because users lack compelling reasons to connect.

20 July 2016

Diverse funding source provides solid financial foundation for development of open Internet technologies and standards

20 June 2016

The Internet Society announced that its Board of Trustees elected Gonzalo Camarillo as the new Chair during its Annual General Meeting 18-19 June 2016. It also seated new Board members who will now serve a term of three years. 

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