Grant Awardees Announced (Wave One)


The first round (Wave ONe) OCGrant awardees have been selected. They include:

AIT OpenCellular Training Center, Thailand
contact: Attaphongse Taparugssanagorn, Asian Institute of Technology

srsENB for OpenCellular, Barcelona Spain
contact: Ismael Gomez, Software Radio Systems

Pamoja Net, Digital Connectivity for Remote Projects in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
contact: Euan Millar, Ensemble pour la Difference

Pearl Cel Community Network, Nicaragua
contact: Edwin Reed-Sanchez, SayCel

Colnodo – Community Networks as Social Programs, Columbia
contact: Júlian Casasbuenas, Colnodo

FHI 360/Nigerian Humanitarian Connectivity Project, Nigeria
contact: Troy Etulain, FHI 360

Grillo – Earthquake Early Warning and Cell Connectivity to Remote Communities in Latin America, Mexico
contact: Andres Meira, Grillo

OpenCellular for Brazilian Amazon Communities (OBAc), Brazil
contact: Aldebaro Barreto da Rocha Klautau Jr., UFPA and LASSE

New Approach to Provide High Connectivity to Rural Communities , Mozambique
contact: Salomão David Cumbula, Universal Access Fund 2020

iNethi: Enabling Cellular-based Community Wireless for Local Content and Services, South Africa
contact: Dr. Melissa Densmore, University of Cape Town UCT Centre in ICT for Development

Osmo-trx-cavium - Fairwaves
contact: Alexander Chemeris, Fairwaves

You can meet some of the project teams at the OCWorkshop in Kenya on Sept 11th and 12th, at the TIP Summit in London on Sept 16th and 17th, or ask questions here.