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Cuchie Echeverria's Blog (120)

Celebrating Girls in ICT Day in Thailand: Narrowing the Gender Digital Divide in ICT Sectors

Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) including broadcasting have an enormous impact on virtually all aspects of our lives, while being recognized as a critical enabler for socio-economic and cultural development in all countries around the world.

 

The rapid progress of these…

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Added by Cuchie Echeverria on April 29, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Highlights of the European Get Online Week 2015

From March 23 to 29, Telecentre-Europe, along with its partner organizations such as Microsoft and Liberty Global, organized the sixth edition of the European Get Online Week (GOW), an…

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Added by Cuchie Echeverria on March 30, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Get Online Week 2015: Digital skills for inclusion and jobs all over Europe

Contrary to what many people may believe, not every European is digital yet. But we’re getting there. Thousands of non-formal education providers such as telecentres, non-profits and libraries are already busy bridging the gap. They work throughout the year to get people online, improve their digital skills and provide pathways to civil participation and employment.…

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Added by Cuchie Echeverria on March 25, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

How can we make Internet more affordable across the developing world?

Telecentre Foundation is proud to be a member of the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI). Yesterday, the Alliance has released the new edition of its annual Affordability Report, which examines the current affordability environment across 51 developing and…

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Added by Cuchie Echeverria on March 5, 2015 at 11:29am — No Comments

Telecentre-Europe holds 2015 General Assembly, elects new Board

Telecentre-Europe (TE) held its annual general assembly from Feb 25-26 in Brussels, Belgium. The event brought together the network’s member organizations to review the past year’s activities and strategic decisions as well as to…

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Added by Cuchie Echeverria on February 27, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

A4AI to launch Affordability Report 2014 at Mobile World Congress on March 4

The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) will launch the second edition of its centerpiece publication, the Affordability Report 2014, at GSMA's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain on March 4, 2015 in an event to be co-hosted by A4AI member Ericsson. The event will feature a brief presentation of the report's key findings plus a lively and insightful panel discussion with high-level government officials and key…

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Added by Cuchie Echeverria on February 26, 2015 at 11:04pm — No Comments

A4AI to launch Affordability Report 2014 at Mobile World Congress on March 4

The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) will launch the second edition of its centerpiece publication, the Affordability Report 2014, at GSMA's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain on March 4, 2015 in an event to be co-hosted by…

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Added by Cuchie Echeverria on February 26, 2015 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Take Action by March 5 to end global gender technology gap

It’s time to flip the script for women and girls leading science and technology innovation globally. Women must be equal participants, leaders, and shapers in an increasingly connected world. Right now, women around the world are too often excluded from the global technology revolution. The result: more inequality, less innovation, and solutions that leave women out.

 

Take action to …

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Added by Cuchie Echeverria on February 19, 2015 at 11:33am — No Comments

Half of the world's population connected to the mobile Internet by 2020, according to new GSMA figures

An Additional 1.6 Billion Mobile Internet Subscribers Forecast by 2020; GSMA Publishes Digital Inclusion Report Highlighting Efforts to Connect ‘Offline’ Populations

6 November 2014, Cape Town: Half of the world’s population will be using mobile devices to access the internet by 2020, according to new data released by GSMA Intelligence at the GSMA Mobile 360-Africa event today. It is calculated that there were 2.2…

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Added by Cuchie Echeverria on November 11, 2014 at 2:19pm — No Comments

Smart Minds Connected: UN-Based World Summit Award announces 40 winners in Mobile Content Best Practice

The 40 WSA mobile winners from 30 countries offer a multifariousness of new thinking translated in mobile solutions on the highest level. Be it a digital CPR training or an application for mentally disabled people from Brazil.

 

Salzburg, October 29, 2014. Carlos Pereira, Computer…

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Added by Cuchie Echeverria on October 30, 2014 at 9:17pm — No Comments

Telecentre Europe Annual Conference 2014 and Unite-IT Digital Inclusion Award Ceremony

Telecentre Europe Annual Conference (TEAC) is an event organised by Telecentre Europe together with three European project partners: Unite-IT, Trans e-Facilitator and Telecentre…

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Added by Cuchie Echeverria on September 25, 2014 at 5:35pm — No Comments

Dominican Republic becomes first Latin American country to join Alliance For Affordable Internet

Santo Domingo, 22 September 2014. The Dominican Republic has today become the first Latin American country to join the Alliance For Affordable Internet (A4AI).



A4AI and the Dominican Telecommunication Institute (INDOTEL) have signed a memorandum of understanding, and will now work collaboratively to build a strong and diverse coalition of local stakeholders in the public, private and civil…

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Added by Cuchie Echeverria on September 23, 2014 at 3:17pm — No Comments

TCF Chair keynotes APEC Digital Opportunity Center Int’l Conference

Dr. Akhtar Badshah, Telecentre.org Foundation Chair, served as keynote speaker during the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Digital Opportunity Center (ADOC) International…

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Added by Cuchie Echeverria on September 16, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Evaluating mobile brilliance

UN-based World Summit Award Mobile selects best mobile apps and services

Abu Dhabi/Salzburg – August 1, 2014. From August 1st to 31st, an international experts’ jury will evaluate…

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Added by Cuchie Echeverria on August 4, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

PhilCeCNet holds 9th Knowledge Exchange Conference, elects new set of officers

The Philippine Community eCenter Network (PhilCeCNet), in collaboration with the Information and Communication Technology Office (ICTO), staged the 9th Knowledge Exchange Conference on Community eCenters last July 22-24 in Manila, Philippines.

 

This year’s…

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Added by Cuchie Echeverria on July 30, 2014 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

World Pulse Highlights Women’s Digital Inclusion at WSIS+10

Note: The following article was originally posted in the World Pulse website on June 19, 2014.

Earlier this month, World Pulse brought your voices from the WWW: Women Weave the Web Campaign to the World Summit on the Information Society (…

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Added by Cuchie Echeverria on July 4, 2014 at 11:04am — No Comments

2 Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 up for grabs in Telecentre Challenge

Are you running a public access center (a.k.a. telecentre) in your community? Well, here’s a great opportunity for you! Encourage the people in your community to sign up for our FREE Google Basics certification…

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Added by Cuchie Echeverria on June 13, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

World Pulse Launches Digital Literacy Phase of WWW Campaign

Last week, World Pulse, a partner of Telecentre.org Foundation, launched the second of three phases of its Women Weave the Web Campaign. After Digital…

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Added by Cuchie Echeverria on April 8, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Get Online Week in MENA ends on a high note

The following article is written by Sherif El Tokali, MENA Telecentre Network representative, and is reposted from https://undp.unteamworks.org/

 

This month, UNDP Egypt, Egypt ICT Trust Fund and Microsoft Egypt, in…

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Added by Cuchie Echeverria on April 2, 2014 at 7:00pm — No Comments

GOW14 in full swing: 40,000 Europeans reached so far!

Reblogged from Get Online Week website

Telecentre Europe, the organiser of the Get Online Week 2014, collected preliminary results (available at 26 March) of the…

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Added by Cuchie Echeverria on March 28, 2014 at 12:44pm — No Comments

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