The same is replicated across the globe. Many people are of the notion that
when we talk about developed countries or areas then we mean connectivity
is 100%! This is farthest from reality. We need CNs across the globe to
reach the unconnected… these are what may be termed as difficult to
connect people; the people ISPs won\’t touch as doesn\’t impact their bottom
line positively YET when we look at the SOCIAL PROFITS that can be derived
from a forgotten community getting connected… availing telehealth care,
on demand lessons, live classes… The social dividends are immeasurable!

On Fri, May 28, 2021 at 11:16 AM Mwendwa Kivuva via kictanet <
kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:

>
> On Fri, 28 May 2021 at 10:05, Benson Muite via kictanet <
> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>
>>
>> > *Unserved areas exist within cities. Take an example of Nairobi; we
>> > have Poa Internet, Tunapanda serving the masses where major telcos
>> > have failed. The question is not only about coverage but also about
>> > affordability.*
>> > *
>> > *
>> > *Mombasa has Muoroto, Bangladesh, Kisumu Ndogo… all remain
>> > unserved. Yet the town is teaming with all ISPs fighting for
>> > businesses within CBD and industrial areas of Shimanzi.*
>>
>> Surprisingly, community networks are also used in New York:
>> www.nycmesh.net
>>
>>
> Very interesting that NY has underserved people. \”The Internet is central
> to our lives, but in New York City far too many people don’t have access.\”
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