Rural

A collection of 7 posts

Apr 15, 2020

Future Fibre: Kaslo infoNet Society

Future Fibre: Kaslo infoNet Society

In the West Kootenay region of British Columbia, KiN, or the Kaslo infoNet Society, has been able to provide high speed broadband Internet to residents at reasonable prices.

Mar 11, 2020

Future Fibre: MuralNet

Future Fibre: MuralNet

MuralNet is an Oakland California based non-profit, that helps indigenous communities in the United States build their own high speed Internet networks.

Feb 11, 2020

Future Fibre: Guifi.Net

Future Fibre: Guifi.Net

Combining fibre and wireless connectivity, Guifi.net focuses on empowering local communities and individual users as a grassroots organization that seeks social empowerment as well as the recognition that access to the Internet is a human right.

Jan 22, 2020

Future Fibre: DIY Internet

Future Fibre: DIY Internet

Rather than begin by building a comprehensive guide, our plan is to build an actual micro-ISP, and share the process via this series. This includes sharing the stories of other community based ISPs, as we’ve done and will continue to do, which are both a source of inspiration and knowledge.

Jan 16, 2020

Future Fibre: B4RN

Future Fibre: B4RN

As the agricultural industry is transformed by technology, farmers are embracing the hacker ethos, and this includes connectivity. Farmers often have access to heavy equipment, and therefore the ability to take the Internet into their own hands.

Dec 17, 2019

Future Fibre: wireless.farm

Future Fibre: wireless.farm

Philip is among a growing number of technologists who decide to take measures into their own hands and create their own Internet access, for themselves, and their neighbours.