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Champion Projects

Category 2 — AL C2. Information and communication infrastructure (5 Projects)

Expanding Access to High-Impact Social, Health, Education Resources across Africa during COVID-19
Hellas SatCyprus

Hellas Sat has partnered with Africom Holdings to assist the efforts of the Government of the Republic of Zimbabwe in the fight against the spread of COVID-19. Hellas Sat is providing free unlimited broadband connectivity to 127 public clinics and hospit… more »

Fiber Optic essential mean for Border Area Sustainable Development Programme
Algerie TelecomAlgeria

The optical fiber deployment project in the most border areas of the country is considered in the strategic dimension an optical belt oriented towards the development approach as a major issue of territorial equality, according to the National Plan for t… more »

Free Wifi for All in Geographically Isolated and Disadvantaged Areas in Western Mindanao
Department of Information and Communications TechnologyPhilippines

The Philippines implements #FreeWifi4All program to provide localities with free internet. However, connecting far-flung villages in Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-tawi (BASULTA) islands with almost 2,000,000 residents pose a challenge due to geographic constra… more »

Joint Communication, Sensing and Computing Enabled Smart City
Beijing University of Posts and TelecommunicationsChina

Initiated in 2016 and to be finished by 2023, the project of JCSC empowered smart city aims to develop core technologies for building a green, sustainable, spectrum-efficient, and low-cost intelligent ICT infrastructure in smart cities, so as to improve … more »

Project BIRD (Broadband Infrastructure for Rural Area Digitalization)
Global Plan Inc.Japan

The project BIRD (Broadband Infrastructure for Remote-Area Digitalization) is for affordably closing the digital divide that help cope with COVID-19 by enabling remote work, tele medicine etc. at every corner of the globe. During 2016-2018, ITU-T SG5 and… more »