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From sustainable community networks to sustainable community clouds

Author
Baig, R.; Freitag, F.; Moll, A.; Navarro, L.; Pueyo, R.; Roca, R.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
6th Annual Symposium on Computing for Development
Date of publication
2015
Presentation's date
2015
Book of congress proceedings
Proceedings of the 2015 Annual Symposium on Computing for Development
First page
81
Last page
82
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1145/2830629.2835222 Open in new window
URL
http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2835222 Open in new window
Abstract
The advent of community networks has shown that citizens can take action not only at the technical level to expand the Internet but also at the governance level. What started as isolated and uncoordinated efforts to, mainly, bring connectivity to undeserved areas (using hacked WiFi devices -- the so called Wireless communities) has evolved into self-organised groups offering effective tools to empower people to self-satisfy their telecommunication needs under sustainable alternative models to th...
Keywords
Community clouds, Community networks, Sustainability
Group of research
CNDS - Computer Networks and Distributed Systems

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