Equal Rating Innovation Challenge: Semifinalist "Zenzeleni Networks"

We proudly present a mini-documentary of semifinalist project “Zenzeleni ‘Do it for yourselves’ Networks” (South Africa), bottom-up telecommunications co-operative model that allows the most disadvantaged rural areas of South Africa to self-provide affordable communications at a fraction of the cost offered by other operators. This video was created during the Equal Rating Innovation Challenge.

Equal Rating Innovation Challenge: Semifinalist "Gram Marg"

We proudly present a mini-documentary of semifinalist project “Gram Marg Solution for Rural Broadband” (India), an open source low-cost hardware prototype utilizing Television White Spectrum to provide affordable access to rural communities. This video was created during the Equal Rating Innovation Challenge.

Equal Rating Innovation Challenge: Semifinalist "Free Networks P2P Cooperative"

We proudly present a mini-documentary of semifinalist project “Free Networks P2P Cooperative” (Brazil), a cooperative that enables communities to set-up networks to get access to the Internet and then supports itself through the cooperative fees, while co-creating the knowledge and respecting the local cultures. This video was created during the Equal Rating Innovation Challenge.

Equal Rating Innovation Challenge: Semifinalist "Freemium Mobile Internet"

We proudly present a mini-documentary of semifinalist project “Freemium Mobile Internet” (Canada), a new business model for telecommunication companies to provide free 2G to enable all the benefits of the open web to all. This video was created during the Equal Rating Innovation Challenge.

Equal Rating Innovation Challenge: Semifinalist "Afri-Fi: Free Public WiFi"

We proudly present a mini-documentary of semifinalist project “Afri-Fi: Free Public WiFi” (South Africa), a model to make the existing Project Isizwe financially sustainable by connecting brands to an untapped, national audience, specifically low-income communities who otherwise cannot afford connectivity. This video was created during the Equal Rating Innovation Challenge.