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5G for Telecom Operators, not consumers

5G is for the benefit of telecomm operators, not us as consumers

By Digital cooperation, Digital divide, Digital inclusion, Mobile NetworksNo Comments

this article is a translation from https://titan.uio.no/teknologi/2020/5g-nettet-er-til-fordel-teleoperatorene-ikke-forbrukerne, created by Bjarne Røsjø, 29Apr2020 in Norwegian Professor Josef Noll, who helped develop the 3G network, is very critical with respect to 5G: «Designed to increase telecom operators’ revenues», he says. Professor Josef Noll at UiO’s Institute of…

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DTCs’ digital skills as the basis for sustainable development

By DigI project, Digital cooperation, Digital divide, Digital inclusion, Internet access, PartnersNo Comments

Last week, our General Secretary Josef Noll and Digital Inclusion advisor Danica Radovanovic, participated and presented at the ITU in Geneva, Switzerland. From 11 to 13 February, 2020, the ITU organized meetings for the Digital Transformation Centers (DTC) project – Phase 1.

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The “Age of Digital Interdependence” report and our contribution

By Digital cooperation, Digital inclusion, Internet accessNo Comments

On 10/6/2019, the UN High-Level Panel on Digital Cooperation launched its report “Age of Digital Interdependence”with recommendations where the Basic Internet Foundation, with its DigI project efforts around the word was an ideal epitome for Global Digital Inclusion and building Internet access around community needs….

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“Let me google this for you” – redefining digital literacy

By DigI project, Digital cooperation, Digital divide, Digital inclusion, Internet accessNo Comments

With a very rapid development of Internet technologies, new digital divides on the Internet are emerging. The rapid pace of new forms of communication and new access points to the Internet, such as mobile, demand solutions beyond those exclusively concerned with Internet access and technological…

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As inequality grows, the UN fights for a fairer world

By Digital cooperation, Digital divide, Digital health, Digital inclusion, Human Rights, Internet accessNo Comments

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – the UN’s blueprint for a better and more sustainable future for all – calls for a reduction in inequality between and within countries. Nevertheless, global inequality is increasing. So what can be done? Inequality is an “entrenched imbalance”…

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