[DC3] ISIF Asia Community Networks projects selected from 2018 grants and awards

Steve Song steve at villagetelco.org
Sun Sep 16 18:16:01 UTC 2018


Fantastic!  All three organisations pushing the boundaries of access to
spectrum

Cheers... Steve

On Sun, 16 Sep 2018 at 11:03, Sylvia Cadena <sylvia at apnic.net> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
>
>
>
> Just wanted to share the good news about our selection for the Community
> Networks Grants and Award. The full announcement is attached, for you to
> learn about the 10 projects selected across different categories. On the
> Community Networks category, one award and two grants were selected as
> below. Claire from the project in Aurora will be attending the IGF as part
> of the award package.
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> I am copying on this email the 3 project teams, as I think this mailing
> list will be a great opportunity for them to share about their work and
> join a community of like-minded people.
>
>
>
>    1. Community Cellular Networks in Rural Aurora: Development and
>    deployment of GSM Community Cellular Networks in rural Philippines.
>    University of the Philippines – Diliman, The Philippines (Cedric, Claire
>    and Erin)
>
>
>
>    1. Community LTE in Papua: Deployment of the first locally-owned and
>    operated handset to support LTE networks in the world to rural Papua,
>    Indonesia, using low-cost eNodeBs and a custom developed enhanced packet
>    core. Yayasan Noken Baliem Mandiri, Indonesia (David and Ravita)
>
>
>
>    1. Connecting the Unserved - Bhutan's First Trial with TV White Space
>    Technology: Deployment of emerging TV white space technology as an
>    alternative broadband option in Bhutan. NANO, Bhutan (Norbu)
>
>
>
> The call for 2019 grants and awards will open in February next year, so
> information about the categories will be shared shortly before.
>
>
>
> Warm regards,
>
>
>
> Sylvia
>
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> ---------
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> Sylvia Cadena | APNIC Foundation - Head of Programs | sylvia at apnic.net |
> http://www.apnic.foundation
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> ISIF Asia, WSIS Champion on International Cooperation 2018 |
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> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: ISIF Asia <apnic-no-reply at apnic.net>
> To: bhadrika at apnic.net
> Cc:
> Bcc:
> Date: Thu, 06 Sep 2018 17:48:52 -0600
> Subject: Text Proof - Congratulations to the ISIF Asia 2018 Grants and
> Awards winners
>
> _________________________________________________________________________
>
> ISIF Asia 2018 Grants and Awards winners
> ________________________________________________________________________
>
>
> This year ISIF Asia will award USD 210,000 to 10 organizations in the
> Asia Pacific to support research and development of Internet
> technologies for the benefit of the region. This year’s funding round
> marks ISIF Asia’s 10 years of operation in the Asia Pacific.
>
>     https://isif.asia
>
>
> ISIF Asia received 236 nominations in total for the four funding
> categories, from 28 economies across the region, including 122 for the
> new category, Gender Empowerment and Innovation. The funding will be
> distributed among organizations representing: Government (1), Civil
> Society (3), Private Sector (2), Social Enterprise (1), and Academia
> (3) from Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, The
> Philippines, Myanmar, and Sri Lanka.
>
>
> Awards
> ------
>
> The ISIF Asia 2018 Award winners will each receive a travel grant to the
> 2018 Internet Governance Forum (IGF) that will be held in Paris, France
> from 12 to 14 November 2018. Their work will be featured as part of the
> Seed Alliance Awards ceremony, which will be held on 13 November 2018.
>
>
> Award winners
> -------------
>
> Community Networks
>
> Community Cellular Networks in Rural Aurora: Development and deployment
> of GSM Community Cellular Networks in rural Philippines.
> University of the Philippines – Diliman, The Philippines
> USD 3,500 plus a travel grant to IGF 2018
>
> Gender Empowerment and Innovation
>
> Tech Age Girls Myanmar: Project to recruit 50 girls to become community
> leaders through the ‘Tech Age Girls’ project in Myanmar.
> Myanmar Book Aid and Preservation Foundation, Myanmar
> USD 3,500 plus a travel grant to IGF 2018
>
>
> Grants
> ------
>
> The proposals selected for the ISIF Asia 2018 Grants highlight the key
> technical, operational and development issues that concern the Asia
> Pacific Internet community.
>
>
> Grant winners
> -------------
>
> Network Operations Research
>
> Measuring and Detecting Network Interference in Southeast Asia: Network
> measurements to show current and past Internet censorship and network
> interference in media, political criticism, religion and gender and
> social media networks in South East Asian economies.
> Sinar Project, Malaysia
> USD 20,000
>
> Establishment of a Carrier Neutral Software-Defined Internet Exchange
> (IXP) Point and Training Programs for Capacity Building in Managing
> IXPs: Deployment of Software-Defined IXP and training programs for IXP
> development in Pakistan.
> Lahore University of Management Sciences - LUMS, Pakistan
> USD 30,000
>
> Community Networks
>
> Community LTE in Papua: Deployment of the first locally-owned and
> operated handset to support LTE networks in the world to rural Papua,
> Indonesia, using low-cost eNodeBs and a custom developed enhanced
> packet core.
> Yayasan Noken Baliem Mandiri, Indonesia
> USD 23,000
>
> Connecting the Unserved - Bhutan's First Trial with TV White Space
> Technology: Deployment of emerging TV white space technology as an
> alternative broadband option in Bhutan.
> NANO, Bhutan
> USD 30,000
>
> Cybersecurity
>
> RPKI Monitor and Visualizer for Detecting and Alerting for RPKI Errors:
> Implementation of an RPKI security mechanism to offer a distributed,
> stakeholder-based counter to the power imbalances arising from RPKI’s
> hierarchical system.
> ZDNS Labs, China
> USD 30,000
>
> A novel graph analytics theory model to mitigate IoT botnets attacks for
> big data: Research using the Graph Analytics Theory model to reverse
> engineer IoT botnet infection codes to develop a new model in detecting
> IoT botnets.
> Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM), Malaysia
> USD 13,000
>
> Gender Empowerment and Innovation
>
> NextGen Girls - Internet Security Ambassadors Project: Development of a
> network of university and high school girls studying ICT.
> Shilpa Sayura Foundation, Sri Lanka
> USD 30,000
>
> Increasing the Safe Use of Internet by Women and Girls: Project to
> strengthen the capabilities of 16 existing helpline ambassadors on the
> safe use of the Internet and how to report online abuse to Child
> Helpline Cambodia.
> Child Helpline Cambodia, Cambodia
> USD 22,000
>
> The APNIC Foundation and ISIF Asia thanks the applicants for sharing
> their ideas with us, the Selection Committee members for their hard
> work to arrive to this great outcome, and to APNIC, the International
> Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Internet Society for their
> generous funding contributions for 2018.
>
>
> ________________________________________________________________________
>
> ISIF Asia Secretariat                               http://www.isif.asia
> ISIF Asia Information Society Innovation Fund      https://www.apnic.net
> ________________________________________________________________________
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