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All Blog Posts Tagged 'network' (38)

Establishment of 'Sindh Telecentre Network' in Pakistan

Pakistan Telecentre Network proud to announce that, in its continued efforts to establish regional Telecentre Network in Pakistan, the first regional network has been establish in Sindh and named 'Sindh Telecentre Network '.

On 1st January 2013, a team of founding members comprising of representatives from Civil society, Government sector, NGOs, ICT…


Added by Seu Yapa on January 4, 2013 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Asikana Network Provides a Platform for the Empowerment of Women in ICT


Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) are widely seen as having the potential to contrib-ute positively to economic growth and develop-ment and to improve the livelihoods and quality of life of individuals and households. In order for significant…


Added by Seu Yapa on October 31, 2012 at 1:21pm — 1 Comment

Malawi Establishes Telecentre Network

Networks are increasingly becoming important forms of communities of practice (COPs) where knowledge, information and resources are shared among members of the network. Through online

or face- to- face meetings, networks are critical to mobilising knowledge resources through…


Added by Seu Yapa on October 31, 2012 at 1:06pm — No Comments

CST pilots 3G network; commercial services to follow in March

Portugal Telecom’s subsidiary in Sao Tome and Principe, Companhia Santomense de Telecomunicacoes (CST), has launched a pilot of its third-generation network, reports Cellular-News. Testing of the network will last approximately six weeks, followed by a commercial launch of 3G services, scheduled to take place on the two islands in March. READ MORE

Added by EWASSADJA ADAHA Marius on February 16, 2012 at 1:57pm — No Comments

A success story of a rural telecentre in Africa providing market information to farmers



KIRSEC is a Rural Services and Electronic Communication Centre in Kilosa –a rural town of about 20,000 inhabitants, a member of the IICD-supported Tanzania Telecentre Network, founded by Mark Farahani in 2004 which he started with just one offline computer for secretarial services.

After various…


Added by Seu Yapa on February 2, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

A workshop on ‘Promotion of Telecentre at Local Level’

Source: Bangladesh Telecentre Network

Written by Md. Sadikur Rahman

Wednesday, 20 October 2010 17:09

BTN Workshop at Netrokona

Bangladesh Telecentre Network (BTN), in partnership with ARBAN… Continue

Added by Seu Yapa on October 27, 2010 at 12:23pm — No Comments

New Web Address for Asia Pacific Telecentre Network

Added by Seu Yapa on July 6, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Facilitating public private partnership in ICT for development through community telecentres- The Indo – African ICT Experience


The visit was conducted at a time when delivery of public services through ICTs to population in many African regions is still a huge challenging issue. Implementation of regional protocols and policy agreements to improve universal access… Continue

Added by Seu Yapa on June 30, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Creating a 'Digital Bangladesh' by 2021....


2000 more unions to get ICT facilities in Bangladesh

In line with the present government's vision to build 'Digital Bangladesh' by 2021, ICT facilities will be expanded to 2000 more unions in the country by this year to reach such facilities to the doorsteps of the rural people.

"Against the backdrop of tremendous success in 102 unions,… Continue

Added by Seu Yapa on June 21, 2010 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

The Regional Workshop for Knowledge-Hubs and Networks - Next Step

The regional workshop for knowledge hubs and networks –Next step was held at the United Nations Conference centre in Bangkok, Thailand from 10 to 11th December 2009. The meeting was organized by the Information and Communication technology and Disaster Risk Reduction Division (IDD) of the United Nation economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP).

The main objective of the meeting entitled “Regional Workshop on… Continue

Added by Seu Yapa on December 16, 2009 at 6:30pm — No Comments

A Guidebook for Managing Telecentre Networks: engineering a new phase of the telecentre movement is avaialbe online

Dear Members,

A Guidebook for Managing Telecentre Networks: engineering a new phase of the telecentre movement is avaialbe online now. This wikibook is an outcome of a collaborative project of the community and is edited by Meddie Mayanja, Manuel Acevedo, Silvia Caicedo and Claire Bure. it seeks to fill in the gap of… Continue

Added by Shipra Sharma on December 14, 2009 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

The Asia-Pacific Telecentre Network: a result of and UN Economic Commissions working together

The Asia-Pacific Telecentre Network (APTN) a collaborative initiative of and the United Nations' Economic and Social Commission for the Asia-Pacific (UN-ESCAP) was officially launched at the United Nations Conference Center in Bangkok on 19 November 2008, during a side event of the First Session of the Committee on ICT of ESCAP.

The network will promote innovation and knowledge-sharing amongst Telecentre organizations in the Asia-Pacific region where Telecentres are… Continue

Added by on January 30, 2009 at 3:30am — 3 Comments

Ten new members join BTN

Recently executive committee of Bangladesh Telecentre Network (BTN) approved membership of eight organizations and two individuals. BTN congratulates the new members.

The Institutional Members are:

* Alokito Gram, Lalmatia, Dhaka

*… Continue

Added by Belayet Hossain on January 4, 2009 at 4:30pm — No Comments

BTN and BNF sign MoU

Bangladesh Telecentre Network (BTN) and Bangladesh NGO Foundation (BNF) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on December 24, 2008 at conference room BNF, Mohakhali. Mr. Ananya Raihan, General Secretary, BTN and Mr. Abu Taher Khan, BNF signed the… Continue

Added by Belayet Hossain on December 30, 2008 at 12:01pm — No Comments

The 2nd AGM of Bangladesh Telecentre Network (BTN)

On 24th December 2008, the 2nd AGM of Bangladesh Telecentre Network has been held at the conference room of Bangladesh NGO Foundation. In this event BTN welcomed ten new members approved at 9th Executive Committee meeting.…


Added by Belayet Hossain on December 28, 2008 at 7:34pm — No Comments

National Telecentre Conference Kicks off in Bangladesh

National Telecentre Conference 2008 has been started at Rural Development Academy (RDA), Bogra, Bangladesh on November 7 with the aim to bring unprecedented changes in the present socio-economic landscape by transferring knowledge to unprivileged community and utilize… Continue

Added by Belayet Hossain on December 28, 2008 at 6:49pm — No Comments

Sri Lanka telecenter connectivity story: If there is a will there is a way…

On January 16, 2008 a bus bomb went off killing 25 and injuring more than 60, in a remote area of Moneragala, arguably the least connected district in the island. Within less than two hours, the international news channels were up with clips. Nuwan Sameera (inset) FTPed them from his Nenasala telecenter in Bibile town – about one hour journey away.

Nuwan operates just within 200 m from a telecom tower (see photo) but bureaucracy is… Continue

Added by Chanuka Wattegama on December 24, 2008 at 12:13pm — No Comments

Incorporating communications into other activities & services

Telecentre networks implement a range of activities and services that can be augmented by incorporating communications. These include publications, events, study tours, and helpdesks. In designing these activities, remember to incorporate communications. How can you make it visible? How can you share and document? Set aside enough time and resources to contribute to the stream and help your members to do the same. You will quickly reap the benefits of your investment as key supporters and… Continue

Added by Christine Prefontaine on December 2, 2008 at 10:46am — No Comments

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