Learn about the projects that have received funding
The following is an overview of three projects funded by FRIDA under each of its thematic categories. To learn more about all the projects funded by the program, check out our project database.
The project involves the implementation of origin validation for BGP routes in RENATA’s network backbone, which provides interconnection services to SNCTI in Colombia and the rest of the world. Specifically, the project will focus on the major exchange points in Bogotá (which provides connectivity to the Clara Network) and in Barranquilla (which provides Internet connectivity).
Coding Rights is a group of Latin American women based in Brazil and dedicated to the promotion of fundamental rights in the digital world by integrating knowledge and use of technology and the arts in public policy and other processes.
Community Networks have been depending since their inception on modifying existing off-the-shelf routers to adapt them to their particular needs. Software development originated in Community Network groups and the Free Software movement as a whole have pushed the barriers of innovation and helped commercial enterprises develop new products over the years.
News about the projects that have received funding
- By Guilherme Ladvocat It is in the day to day of network, security and IT teams, tasks like configuring network devices in a reliable and secure manner. Generally, each organization or team has its own templates to use when configuring new devices. As technicians think differently and have differences in skills and knowledge, many times […]
- By Ilán Melendez – LACChain Regional Lead Blockchain is a Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT). DLT refers to a combination of technologies that enable the creation of secure synchronization of shared files that are continuously updated by recording transactions verified by their participants, tamper-proof and therefore immutable, transparent and integral. Blockchain Technology, Current Application and Transformative […]
- La entrada Proyecto en México para llevar Internet a comunidades indígenas se publicó primero en LACNIC Newsletter.
- A conversation between two colleagues at a Colombian university gave rise to an initiative that seemed impossible: to bring the Internet to isolated communities, where there was no electricity. This was how Internet Connectivity and Lighting for Yunguillo’s Indigenous Council was born: with the aim of bringing Internet service to the inhabitants of a Colombian […]
- Instituto Atlântico of Brazil was selected as one of the winners of the FRIDA Grants Program with their proposal to develop a low-cost device to create Internet interconnection infrastructure for people living in remote and disconnected areas of Latin America, such as the northwest of Brazil. Mesh Connect, as the project is titled, seeks to […]