[DC3] Rural access success stories

Ritu Srivastava ritu.sri at defindia.net
Fri Nov 4 13:56:05 UTC 2016

Dear Coenraad

I have list of rural access deployments of India. I would be happy to
assist as well


With warm regards,
Ritu Srivastava
Assistant General Manager - Research & Advocacy
Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF)
44, III Floor, Kalu Sarai, New Delhi-110016, India
*Contact Details:*
O: 011-26532786 / 26532787
M: +91-9999369624
Email Id: ritu at defindia.net

The “Internet Rights” is an initiative through which DEF is consistently
making an effort to make Internet as a medium to reach the masses, to
create even opportunities and linkages between haves and have-nots so that
the grassroots knowledge reaches the economic prosperity and vice-versa
through information communication technology and digital media.

Join DEF's Internet Rights page at  https://www.facebook.com/InternetRights

Website: http://www.internetrights.in/;

On Fri, Nov 4, 2016 at 6:11 PM, Laura Tresca <laura at article19.org> wrote:

> Hi Coenraad,
> I don´t have a list, but I know a partner organization (ANID) that have a
> strong relationship with rural movements in Brazil, connecting them.
> They organize small ISPs to share backbones/backhauls infrastructure and
> to buy broadband wholesale. Then they charge %  of the broadband for
> digital inclusion. With this, they connect rural areas, poor people etc. I
> believe they have over 300 points of internet access. I´m very impressed by
> their work.
> Here goes their contact: presidencia at anid.org.br
> All the best,
> Laura.
> ----- Mensagem original -----
> De: "Coenraad Loubser" <coenraad at wish.org.za>
> Para: dc3 at listas.altermundi.net
> Enviadas: Sexta-feira, 4 de novembro de 2016 10:10:34
> Assunto: [DC3] Rural access success stories
> Hi All
> Does anyone have a comprehensive list of rural access deployments
> including how they were funded, managed or whether facilitated by
> government, regulation, NGO or private sector?
> If not, is anyone keen to assist with building such a list? If so,
> please get in touch.
> Coenraad Loubser
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