Understanding Internet Usage and Network Locality in a Rural Community Wireless Mesh Network

@inproceedings{Lertsinsrubtavee2015UnderstandingIU,
  title={Understanding Internet Usage and Network Locality in a Rural Community Wireless Mesh Network},
  author={Adisorn Lertsinsrubtavee and Liang Wang and Arjuna Sathiaseelan and Jon A Crowcroft and Nunthaphat Weshsuwannarugs and Apinun Tunpan and Kanchana Kanchanasut},
  booktitle={AINTEC},
  year={2015}
}
Community networks owned and operated by local communities have recently gained popularity as a low cost solution for Internet access. In this paper, we seek to understand the characteristics of Internet usage in community networks and provide useful insights on designing and improving community networks in rural areas. We report the results of a socio-technical study carried out during a three month measurement of a community wireless mesh network (CWMN) which has been operating for two years… CONTINUE READING

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