Dear Listers,
Thank you Victor for sharing this discussion with us, my focus on Digital
Inclusion is on Access and Affordability: Community Networks might reduce
this gap;
From this discussion I found this:
\”Community networks represent a valuable alternative model that deserves to
be explored to improve access to Information and Communication Technologies
to underserved communities worldwide. \”

Some unanswered questions were also asked in that discussion:
1. What are the government regulations on Community Networks
2. Are there any licenses required? Spectrum License or Operating License?
3. Why has CA been silent on this topic?

I have also realized that KICTANet recently hosted the local Community
Network Global Inception Meeting, more here, any insights from those that attended?
How come our very own TunapandaNet
did not attend?

On Tue, Jul 30, 2019 at 11:31 AM Victor Kapiyo via kictanet <> wrote:

> Good morning listers,
> As we approach this year\’s Kenya Internet Governance Forum on 1 August
> 2019, we would like to continue today\’s discussion in line with the theme One
> Kenya. One Net. One Vision.
> Today\’s sub-theme is Digital Inclusion. Digital Inclusion is about both
> identifying those with less or no access to the Internet (e.g. underserved
> communities, marginalized groups, the minorities, people with disabilities
> or people lacking digital literacy) and it is about activities related to
> the achievement of an inclusive information society.
> We would appreciate your thoughts on the following:
> – How can we tackle access and affordability issues, and what
> improvements need to be made?
> – How can we better utilize primary and secondary schools and tertiary
> institutions to promote and to deliver on digital literacy programmes?
> – How do we ensure that Internet governance processes are truly
> inclusive?
> – What needs to be done to enhance the capacity of different actors?
> – How do we ensure that these skills and employment opportunities are
> equitable to all on an equal footing?
> We look forward to hearing from you.
> Regards
> *Victor Kapiyo*
> Partner | *Lawmark Partners LLP*
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