Since December 2015, the Internet Society, in partnership with COMSATS Internet Services, has been implementing a pilot initiative in Chak-5 Faiz, a rural village in Pakistan, as part of the Wireless for Communities (W4C) Programme. This programme focuses on last mile connectivity in rural and remote areas, which involves developing communities’ capacity to build and operate the wireless network, and empowering them to create and use digital services.
Researchers, academics and students in Central Asia and Europe are already starting to benefit from the recent deployment of a ring of 1 Gbps circuits for research and education (R&E).
Planning Processes, Policies and Initiatives in ICTD Education at Institutions of Higher Learning in Asia and the Pacific
National-level gender-sensitive analysis of current planning processes, policies and initiatives on ICT for Development in institutions for higher learning in countries in Asia-Pacific.
A Development Informatics Scholarship is available for students from developing countries to pursue the MSc ICTs for Development programme in Manchester, United Kingdom.