Red Hook WiFi, a project of Red Hook Initiative (RHI), is a community-led effort to close the digital divide.
The Personal Telco Project is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located in Portland, Oregon dedicated to the idea that users have a central role in how their communications networks are operated.
Allied Media Projects (AMP) cultivates media for liberation. Our media includes all the ways we communicate with the world. Our liberation is an ongoing process of personal, collective, and systemic transformation. We are a network of people and projects, rooted in Detroit and connected to hundreds of other places across the globe. Together, we grow and exchange ways of using media to create the world we need.*
TFA-Wireless isa high-speed, free, secure wireless Internet service. It is also a research network and part of Technology For All’s research and innovation strategy to empower low-income and under resourced communities through technology access.
LCWA embraces the concept of the community wireless network model in which members of the association work together to satisfy the needs of the association. We are wholly non-profit, self-funded and self-organized. We strive to provide high quality internet access for all of the association’s members.
We are building a decentralized, libre network for the East Bay: we believe in the creation of local internets and locally-relevant applications, the cultivation of community-owned telecommunications networks in the interest of autonomy and grassroots community collaboration, and ultimately, in owning the means of production by which we communicate.
guifi·net is a bottom-up, citizenship-driven technological, social and economic project with the objective of creating a free, open and neutral telecommunications network based on a commons model. The development of this common-pool infrastructure eases the access to quality, fair-priced telecommunications in general and broadband Internet connections in particular, for everybody. Moreover, it generates a model for collaborative economic activity based on proximity and sustainability.
LibreMap is a scalable, global and decentralized router database and map visualization for community networks, such as guifi, Altermundi, FunkFeuer, ninux, freifunk, Commotion…
Redes comunitarias de Internet Documentación sobre nuestro modelo de red libre comunitaria, destinada a personas sin conocimientos específicos previos que quieren construir redes por cuenta propia.
Based in Toronto, we are a grassroots and decentralized group of volunteers who started Toronto Mesh at CivicTechTO in early 2016. Through building community-owned infrastructure using off-the-shelf hardware and open-source technology, we are hoping to address barriers to internet access in our city. There are many ways for people to get involved.