Here’s a little light reading and easy listening. I’ve accumulating a huge amount of broadband lessons, stories and resources that can help you, your staff and your private and nonprofit partners. Over the holidays or down time in trains, planes, and automobiles, you might find some “catch-up time.” Enjoy.Community Broadband Snapshot ReportsThese qualitative analysis reports […]
Welcome to the first installment in the How does blockchain technology work series!Update: July 22, 2017: I want to thank the 175,000+ people that have read this article, and due to the high volume of questions I get on a daily basis, I’ve decided to add some direction to this post, which is a now […]
If you believe that closing the digital divide is critical, community networks are something everyone can support. These are ‘do it yourself’ networks built by people for the people often with no technical expertise. Community Networks are something you can promote, donate to, or even build yourself.This page will get you started.Together we can help […]
The author of this article, Brian Hall, has been leading the efforts at NYCmesh for several years. Here are some notes and ideas on how to start a community network.
This site is dedicated to helping you start your own Internet Service Provider. Specifically, this guide is about building a Wireless ISP Source: Start Your Own ISP
Community Wireless NetworksOpen community wireless “mesh” networks digitally connect communities, and allow neighbors to share Internet access or use locally hosted applications.Community networks are built by a coalition of community anchor institutions, community-based organizations, municipal representatives, and individuals working together to plan, design, and deploy a network. Ownership and management duties are distributed among the […]
NYC Mesh has done many presentations that explain what we are doing. You can watch videos and see the slides here. Source: How to start a community network NeighborSQUAD is working with NYCmesh to create help and training materials. Let us know what you’d like to see created.