The community network as a connectivity strategy for rural and remote Myanmar

Rising Voices (RV) is partnering with the Association for Progressive Communications (APC)which produced the 2018 Global Information Society Watch (GISWatch) focusing on community networks defined as “communication networks built, owned, operated, and used by citizens in a participatory and open manner.” Over the next several months, RV will be republishing versions of the country reports highlighting […]

Half of the world is still offline. How do we connect them as quickly as possible?

This post was written by Eleanor Sarpong, A4AI Deputy Director & Policy Lead. Follow Eleanor on Twitter @Ellasarpong. I was in a café in London on my phone when I read the news. For the first time, more than half the world’s people were online. Yes, this 50/50 moment was a milestone to celebrate, but surrounded by […]

The need of Community interaction

The communities in Myanmar are using social media a lot, everything shares on social media especially facebook. Political parties, politician, MPs and even Government official use facebook as the official platform for releasing public information. Many confidential cases were leaked out on social media. We may say it is good because the internet access is […]