The Government of Sierra Leone, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have been collaborating and seeing progress in accelerating school connectivity and innovating to empower entire communities.
To accelerate our school mapping efforts, we collaborated with Mapbox to create a crowdsourced application to identify schools using satellite imagery.
In collaboration with the Government of Uzbekistan, Giga has launched a Request for Proposals (RFP) to identify the most reliable, sustainable solutions to redistribute connectivity from schools to the community.
This session of the Road to Addis Series explored innovative financing models and applications toward connectivity for sustainable development.
Remarks of Doreen Bogdan-Martin, ITU BDT Director, at the Road to Addis – Finance2Connect Webinar on Innovative Ways to Finance Connectivity
This session of the Road to Addis will explore some innovative financing models and their application as well as some good practices and lessons learned in financing connectivity for sustainable development.
BCG joins Giga as a Knowledge Partner, helping develop school connectivity operating models, based on different country typologies, forming a basis for helping countries achieve universal connectivity.
In collaboration with the Government of Kazakhstan, Giga has launched a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the telecommunications industry to implement innovative technologies and business models to connect some of the 105 schools that remain unconnected or underconnected in the country.
Giga conducted a webinar on Socio-Economic Pricing regulation to share lessons from the Costa Rican experience with the “Connected Homes” program and to explore implementation considerations for the OECS region.