The Kenya Education Network

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Kenya Education Network (KENET)

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The Kenya Education Network
The Kenya Education Network (KENET) is an initiative spearheaded by Kenya’s institutions of higher learning to establish a high speed, reliable and sustainable IP network for the interconnectivity of all learning institutions. The intention is to eventually share the many scattered educational resources for the benefit of all the learning community both in the public and private institutions. Internet connectivity to the outside world for the education fraternity is also a central objective of KENET.
National implementation:
Ongoing from to 
1.Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK) 2.Insight Technologies ltd 3.Telkom Kenya (TKL) 4.Gilat Alldean (Africa) ltd. 5.Government of Kenya (GoK) 6.Kenyan Public Universities 7.Some Kenyan Private Universities

WSIS information
* The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
* Information and communication infrastructure
* Access to information and knowledge
* Capacity building
* Building confidence and security in use of ICTs
* Enabling environment
* ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
* Cultural diversity and identity, linguistic diversity and local content
* Ethical dimensions of the Information Society
* International and regional cooperation
  • Eradicate poverty and hunger
  • Achieve Universal Primary Education
  • Promote gender equality & empower women
  • Project
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No