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Empowering Rural Tanzania

Empowering Rural Tanzania

The Basic Internet Foundation, together with it’s international DigI project team, brings free Internet access and envisages Digital Inclusion for everyone. This time, the destination was Tanzania connecting yet another unconnected villages. On the 4th of March 2019,...

As inequality grows, the UN fights for a fairer world

As inequality grows, the UN fights for a fairer world

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...

Information Spot for Entrepreneurship

Information Spot for Entrepreneurship

With the highest portion of entrepreneurial women in Africa of 18%, surpassing all the other continents, women are forming the major force for empowering the development wheel. In the Global South, female entrepreneurship is concentrated on two aspects a) health and...

Internet Lite for All

Internet Lite for All

Internet Lite - the digital child of the Non-discriminating access for Digital Inclusion (DigI), is a three-year innovation project, funded by The Research Council of Norway and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Read more about the DigI project and Basic...

#5G for All

#5G for All

Our common goal of digital inclusion has reached the mobile industry. Thanh van Do from Telenor has established the paper “Reducing Inequalities with 5G Internet Light Network Slice” together with colleagues from the Oslo Metropolitan University and us [1]. The paper...