Consolidation of media ownership means less diversity of opinion.
Chicago pursues broadband access to benefit young, old and everybody in between, and serves as an example for how to approach digital inclusion.
The problem of emergency communications and disaster recovery is often not the lack of resources, but lack of coordination. After Katrina, Sascha Meinrath coordinated the Community Wireless Emergency Response Initiative. The following offers some of what he and others learned about emergency communications.
This is Part III of a 3-part series on Digital Inclusion perspectives from around the globe.
Last week's Municipal Wireless Conference in Minneapolis, MN brought together visionaries and wireless networking experts. Digital Communities contributor, Sascha Meinrath, provides both a summary and his take-aways in his usual no-holds-barred style.
After the National Science Foundation awarded $500,000 to support research by CUWiN and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, we asked Digital Communities contributor, Sascha Meinrath, to explain what they were doing. This is the first in an ongoing series that will focus on under-the-radar, cutting-edge alternative technologies which can serve many different community needs.
This is the second of a three part series that looks at Digital Inclusion in the U.S. and around the world.
As many municipal wireless initiatives have a digital inclusion component, this is Part One of a special 3-part series on Digital Inclusion perspectives from around the globe.