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Home internet for remote Indigenous communties. Technical report

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Title
Home internet for remote Indigenous communties. Technical report
Other title
Technical Progress Report - June 2012
Creator
Crouch, Andrew
Collection
E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT
Date
2014-09
Description
Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; The Home Internet Project (HIP) is a joint project between the Centre for Appropriate Technology (CAT), the Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries through the Swinburne University Institute for Social Research, and the Central Land Council. The project is focussed on three central Australian outstation communities: Kwale Kwale (40km west of Alice Springs), Mungalawurru (80km northwest of Tennant Creek) and Imangara (200km southeast of Tennant Creek). The three year project is structured in three phases: • A baseline study (this phase was completed in 2011, and the associated report • An implementation phase that included the provision of computing and Internet access facilities in community homes, and ongoing training and technical support for the residents. • A longitudinal research phase monitoring the ongoing use of the facilities, from the start of the implementation phase in mid-2011, through to mid-2014. - Introduction
Table of contents
Progress Report: Introduction -- Project technical objectives -- The operating context (geographic and physical environment, existing ICT infrastructure, human factors, policy & regulation) -- General technical requirements for the implementation project -- Technical project management -- Technology, equipment and service selection -- Implementation, including sourcing and installation -- Training and technical support -- Experience with the equipment and services -- Use of services -- Cost, technical and other barriers to take-up -- Summary of findings -- References. Technical Report: Introduction -- Project technical objectives -- The operating context -- General technical requirements for the implementation project -- Technical project management -- Technology, equipment and service selection -- Implementation, including sourcing and installation -- Training and technical support -- Experience with the equipment and services -- Use of the services -- End of project transition arrangements -- Cost, technical and administrative barriers to take-up -- Other issues -- Models for community computing and internet access -- Concluding remarks - toward a sustainable approach -- Summary of findings -- References.
Language
English
Subject
Internet and Indigenous peoples; Aboriginal Australians; Services for; Social aspects
Publisher name
Centre for Appropriate Technology
Place of publication
Alice Springs
Format
2 volumes : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 30 cm.
File type
application/pdf.
Copyright owner
Check within Publication or with content Publisher.
Parent handle
https://hdl.handle.net/10070/283992
Citation address
https://hdl.handle.net/10070/410283
Related items
https://hdl.handle.net/10070/410282; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/410280

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