Ushuaia, Argentina - view from the sea

Deploying the World’s Southernmost IXPs to Benefit 350,000 People

Improving the Internet’s technical conditions is an ambitious challenge. It’s an even greater challenge in one of the ten countries in the world with the greatest geographical scope. Internet Exchange Points (IXP) offer a solution. In Argentina, IXPs have been built since 2008, where they’ve covered the major cities. Now they’re extending their scope to reach remote locations.

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In Lebanon, Creating a Better Internet for Everyone

Today, we read about advancements in technology, including terraforming Mars – yet more than half of the world is still without a proper Internet connection.

It’s not just developing nations that lack access. Rural areas are affected, too.

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Digital Learning Project Offsets Teacher, Text Book Shortages in Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan’s educational system, devastated by the post-Soviet shift in 1991 to a free market economy, continues to suffer from a severe shortage of qualified teachers…

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Education Campaign Curbs Digital Violence Against Barbadian Women and Girls

Women are 27 times more likely to be victims of cyber violence than men, according to a 2015 report by the UN Broadband Commission. “Millions…

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Telemedicine Program Brings Medical Care to Remote Reaches of Nepal

For the villagers of Dullu, a remote and developing municipality in the Dailekh District of Nepal, access to good medical care isn’t easy. For those…

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