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Annual Report 2008

Implementations and Demonstrations

  1. Release of the Media Sprinkler, A GSM-based gateway that bridges services of the global mobile network (GSM) with the Internet (IP). System Released, Stockholm, September 2008
  2. Release of Afrigen, A tool for creating 100 African locales, October 2008
  3. Release of Glossmaster, A terminology tool for creation of dictionaries, October 2008
  4. Demonstration of the MediaSprinkler, 1st International Conference on Mobile Communication Technology For Development (M4D), Karlstad Sweden, December 2008

Presentations and Papers

  1. (accepted) Zittnet – The first wireless community network in rural Nigeria, eChallenges 2008, Stockholm, October 2008
  2. VoIP and Open Hardware for Developing Countries, Wireless Africa Workshop, CSIR International Conference Center, Pretoria, South Africa, June 2008
  3. Ten areas to consider in ICT for Development, Yemen ICT Committee, Life Academy and SPIDER, Stockholm, September 2008
  4. Security challenges when building infrastructure –and how to tackle them, Ugandan ICT Committee, SPIDER, Stockholm, Sweden, September 2008


  1. Wireless Networking in the Developing World, Second Edition, February 2008
  2. Wireless MAN requirements for the city of Fez, Ifrane, Morocco, May 2008
  3. Link Budget Calculations for WiMAX network in the city of Fez, Morocco, May 2008
  4. Implementation Plan Phase 1 for the WiMax network in the city of Fez, Morocco, May 2008
  5. Tender Document for the WiMax network in the city of Fez, Morocco, May 2008


  1. Forth Review of Future of Identity in the Information Society (FIDIS), FP6 IST Project, European Commission Information Society (INFSO), Brussels. Belgium, 8th July, 2008
  2. Forth Review of Privacy and Identity Management for Europe (PRIME), FP6 IST Project, European Commission Information Society (INFSO, Leuven. Belgium, 22-24th July, 2008

Teaching Workshops

  1. Community Wireless Advanced Training, Fantsuam Foundation, Kafanchan, Nigeria, February 2008
  2. Internet Services Training, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, April 2008
  3. ICT4SD: Information and Communication Technologies for Human Development (23404), University of Trento, Italy, May 2008
  4. Internet Services Training, Stockholm, Sweden, June 2008
  5. Village Telco Workshop @ Shuttleworth Foundation, Cape Town, South Africa, June 2008
  6. Wireless Africa, Kickoff workshop, Pretoria, South Africa, June 2008
  7. Kick-off workshop for the African Network for Localisation, Pilansburg, South Africa, July2008
  8. Wireless Africa, VoIP Training Workshop, Irene, South Africa, November 2008
  9. Wireless/VoIP Network in Owambaland, Namibia, December 2008

Projects and Awards

  1. Stockholm Challenge Award 2008, Economical Development (finalist), Zittnet, May 2008
  2. Wireless Africa, International Research Centre (IDRC) Canada, 2008-2010
  3. The African Network for Localisation, International Research Centre (IDRC) Canada, 2008-2009.
  4. The Wireless Metropolitan Area Network for the city of Fez, Morocco, March 2008