If B4RN is government subsidised, then makes a good case for the Kenyan
Government to subsidise CNs… after all we borrow a lot of legal
structures from the Queen\’s land 😄

On Sat, May 29, 2021, 10:19 AM Benson Muite via kictanet <
kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:

> On 5/29/21 8:17 AM, Twahir Hussein Kassim wrote:
> >
> > @Benson Muite not really surprising,
> > it is the reality. That\’s not the only CN in the Global North, perhaps
> > England\’s B4RN <b4rn.org.uk/> would shame the biggest telcos
> > across the globe.
> >
> >
> Guifi.net <guifi.net/en> and Freifunk
> <www.freifunk.net/> are also interesting examples. Guifi.net
> seems to include larger institutions such as universities so can have
> experienced technical personnel running the network. Volunteers can help
> for last mile connectivity in established communities typically with a
> high population density. It seems that B4RN is government subsidized
> since costs in sparsely populated areas may be relatively high.
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