Success Stories

A Push Towards Universal Connectivity
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Community Networks 28 October 2022

A Push Towards Universal Connectivity

We need to unlock innovative financing mechanisms to connect the hardest-to-reach places in the world. Governments and policymakers are...

Indigenous Connectivity Summit to Take Place this October—Transitioning to a New Home
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Community Networks 1 August 2022

Indigenous Connectivity Summit to Take Place this October—Transitioning to a New Home

The Summit offers a unique opportunity for participants to discuss challenges and develop practical community-led recommendations and solutions.

Connecting the Uprooted and Overlooked in Nepal 
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Community Networks 7 April 2022

Connecting the Uprooted and Overlooked in Nepal 

How a community network changed the lives of those displaced by the 2015 Gorkha earthquake in Nepal.

Dera Brings the Internet to Farmers in Pakistan, Narrowing the Rural-Urban Divide
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Community Networks 9 November 2021

Dera Brings the Internet to Farmers in Pakistan, Narrowing the Rural-Urban Divide

Read about how a vibrant community, led by young boys, built Digital Dera, Pakistan's first Digital Agriculture Community Network.

At the 2021 Asia-Pacific Community Networks Summit: Innovating Policymaking to Connect the Unconnected
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Community Networks 22 September 2021

At the 2021 Asia-Pacific Community Networks Summit: Innovating Policymaking to Connect the Unconnected

The Internet Society and the UN have partnered to connect Asia's hardest-to-connect – and community networks play a vital role....

Addressing Historic Inequalities in Brazil—through Community Networks
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Community Networks 5 August 2021

Addressing Historic Inequalities in Brazil—through Community Networks

Find out how Brazil's marginalized communities have created community networks to connect to the world and to each other

Internet by the People, for the People – a View from the Digital Empowerment Foundation
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Community Networks 20 May 2021

Internet by the People, for the People – a View from the Digital Empowerment Foundation

The Digital Empowerment Foundation believes building community networks is something everyone can do. And people are doing it. Internet...

Sarantaporo.gr Community Network: Connecting Communities Is a Marathon, Not a Race
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Community Networks 7 April 2021

Sarantaporo.gr Community Network: Connecting Communities Is a Marathon, Not a Race

Sarantaporo.gr Community Network The people of Sykea, Greece, were left behind by traditional service providers mobile coverage was...

Sarantaporo.gr Community Network: Tending to Our Communities’ Needs with Care and Flexibility
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Growing the Internet 31 March 2021

Sarantaporo.gr Community Network: Tending to Our Communities’ Needs with Care and Flexibility

Sarantaporo.gr Community Network The people of Sykea, Greece, were left behind by traditional service providers mobile coverage was...

Libraries Are Bridging the Digital Divide
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Community Networks 17 March 2021

Libraries Are Bridging the Digital Divide

Libraries and Community Networks are teaming up and discovering new ways to connect the unconnected When the COVID-19 pandemic...

A Look Back at 2020: How Community Networks Helped People Connect during COVID-19
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Community Networks 29 December 2020

A Look Back at 2020: How Community Networks Helped People Connect during COVID-19

Community networks connect people, helping to close the global digital divide one community at a time. At the Internet...

Reimagining the Africa Community Networks Summit during the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Community Networks 28 December 2020

Reimagining the Africa Community Networks Summit during the COVID-19 Pandemic

At the Virtual Summit on Community Networks in Africa over 200 local connectivity network operators learn better ways to...

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