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Community Networks 31 May 2012

Wireless for Communities in India: Phase 2 Report

Phase 2: Programme expansion and South Asia outreach (2011-2012)

  • Introduced the W4C to Bangladesh and Bhutan through training of trainers workshops.
  • Deployed wireless networks in Tura in Meghalaya, and Baran and Tilonia in Rajasthan.
  • Connected 10 community information resource centres in Baran.
  • Connected Barefoot College and the community radio station in Tilonia.
  • Organized the first W4C Summit in 2011 during the 8th Manthan Award South Asia Annual Digital Festival in New Delhi to raise awareness and share experience on wireless community networks in India and South Asia.
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