Recognising connectivity as a human right

  Just because a sentence is uttered by Mark Zuckerberg, does not mean it’s true, but when the Founder of Facebook spoke of connectivity being a basic human right, he wasn’t far off the mark. Zuckerberg, in his 10 page argument for the acceptance of connectivity as a human right, refers almost exclusively to bringing…

Digital Disconnect – its impact on the lives of Latin Americans

“I lost the job because they could not call me to say I’m hired” said Pedro who lives in a rural Mexican community, where mobile connectivity is a dream and people have to drive for two hours to make a call from the nearest city.  This continues to be the fate of many rural communities…

The Magic Trick Revealed!

When large telecom firms failed to provide mobile network connectivity to Isabel Cosme’s remote community in Mexico, she decided to take matters into her own hands.

Off the Grid – A Curse

  “I lost my job because they could not call me to say I’m hired.” said Pedro, when asked about how life was different back home. Pedro belongs to a remote village in Mexico. He recently graduated from a college in the city. After taking an on-campus interview with a firm he left for home.…