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Below is a list of selected media coverage on AfterAccess following dissemination of the data and report in Phnom Penh, Cambodia:   Date Name of Publication Title (link) Author/Host 5-Nov-18 KhmerLoad ICT survey with Cambodia component wins global award in New York Unknown 5-Nov-18 Raksmey Kampuchea ICT survey with Cambodia component won global award in New York Unknown 5-Nov-18 Kampuchea Thmey ICT survey with Cambodia component won global award in New York Unknown 5-Nov-18 Sabay News A technology company helps Cambodia win the EQUALSINTech Research Award from the United States Unknown 7-Nov-18 DAP News Online Harassment Experienced by 26% of Cambodian Internet Users Aged 15-65 Mao Daroth 7-Nov-18 China.Org.com 26 pct of Cambodian Internet users experience online harassment: survey report Xinhua 7-Nov-18 Cambodia Daily (Republished from China) 26 pct of Cambodian Internet users experience online harassment: survey report Xinhua 7-Nov-18 Nokorwat Online Harassment Experienced by 26% of Cambodian Internet Users Aged 15-65 Vuthy 7-Nov-18 KhmerTimes Online harassment a rising concern Khy Sovuthy 7-Nov-18 Angkor Post Online Harassment Experienced by 26% of Cambodian Internet Users Aged 15-65 Ratha 7-Nov-18 Rasmey Kampuchea Online Harassment Experienced by 26% of Cambodian Internet Users Aged 15-65 Sophal 7-Nov-18 Kampuchea Thmey Online Harassment Experienced by 26% […]
Below is a list of selected media coverage on AfterAccess following dissemination of the data and report in Dhaka, Bangladesh: Date Name of Publication Title (link) Author/Host 24-Sep-18 bdnews24 ICT access survey, which featured Bangladesh, wins research award Unknown 27-Sep-18 The Daily Star – Unknown 27-Sep-18 Financial Express – Unknown 27-Sep-18 Financial Express Multy-country ICT survey wins award Unknown 2-Oct-18 The Daily Star Only 13 per cent use internet in Bangladesh: Survey Unknown 2-Oct-18 Prothom Alo 13pc Bangladeshis use Internet: survey report Unknown 2-Oct-18 The Independent Only 13 pc of Bangladeshis use Internet, says survey report Unknown 2-Oct-18 New Age Only 13pc Bangladeshis use Internet, finds survey Unknown 2-Oct-18 UNB Only 13 pc of Bangladeshis use Internet, says survey report Unknown 2-Oct-18 UNB Bangla Only 13 pc of Bangladeshis use Internet, says survey report Unknown 2-Oct-18 Kaler Kantha online Only 13 pc of Bangladeshis use Internet, says survey report Unknown 2-Oct-18 bdnews24.com Only 13 pc of Bangladeshis use Internet, says survey report Unknown 2-Oct-18 Bangla Tribune Only 13 pc of Bangladeshis use Internet, says survey report Unknown 2-Oct-18 Dhakatimes24.com 42 percent peoples have an Internet-friendly device Unknown 2-Oct-18 Bangla Mirror Only 13 pc of Bangladeshis use Internet, says survey report […]
Below is a list of selected media coverage on AfterAccess following dissemination of the Pakistan data and report: Date Name of Publication Title (link) Author/Host 9-Nov-18 Dawn Pakistani women less likely to own a mobile phone than men: study Jamal Shahid 9-Nov-18 Dawn Pakistani women less likely to own a mobile phone than men: study Jamal Shahid 9-Nov-18 The Dawn Pakistani women less likely to own a mobile phone than men: study Jamal Shahid 9-Nov-18 The News Pakistan’s urban-rural mobile ownership divide  set to close soon, study  shows Jawwad Rizvi 9-Nov-18 Pakistan Today ICT survey stresses need to promote internet usage in Pakistan Unknown 9-Nov-18 Phone World Pakistan Among the Top Asian Countries with Highest Gender Gap: Study Reveals Fizza Atique 9-Nov-18 The News Pakistan’s urban-rural mobile ownership divide set to close soon, study shows Unknown 9-Nov-18 Dawn Pakistani women less likely to own a mobile phone than men: study Jamal Shahid 10-Nov-18 Tech Juice Pakistani women far less likely to own a smartphone as compared to males, new report Muneeb Ahmad 10-Nov-18 Pakistan Today ICT Survey stresses need to promote internet usage in Pakistan Unknown 12-Nov-18 Dawn Most Pakistanis do not know what the internet is: report Jamal Shahid […]
A selection of coverage by Indian media of the AfterAccess surveys

Happy 2019! Do what’s difficult

Posted on January 1, 2019  /  0 Comments

Our founding Chair Prof. Rohan Samarajivareceived the SLT 01 Lifetime Achievement Award "for the yeoman contribution he has made over the years as a public policy maker and advocate to influence access to cost-effective and high-quality digital infrastructure for all Sri Lankans". 
Two segments of a mobile network can never be virtualized: power supply and radio access networks (RAN) antenna. Our mobile devices are directly connected with the RAN of a mobile network. Originally two types of frequencies (900 MHz and 1800 MHz) were good enough for 2G networks. Today’s 3G and 4G mobile networks use varieties of (700 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2300 MHz and 2600 MHz) radio frequencies. And it has added a whole bunch of complexities to accommodate different types of antennas in a network.
Earlier this month, LIRNEasia Research Manager Shazna Zuhyle was in Geneva, where she was asked to speak about ICTs and Affordability at the last World Telecom / ICT Indicators Symposium (WTIS 2018). Shazna headed the sub-group within the ITU’s Expert Group on Telecom / ICT Indicators (EGTI) in 2017 that proposed methodological revisions to the ICT Price Basket (IPB). Her talk revolved around the highlights of the changes made to the methodology and in understanding the supply-side data better. For example, at a national level while the value of the IPB may meet the Broadband Commission’s target of prices being less than 2 per cent of GNI per capita, if prices as a percentage of average household income per capita within income groups (e.g.

Peace to the farmers’ fields (Video)

Posted on December 18, 2018  /  0 Comments

A LIRNEasia video project exploring the history of relationships between the North and South of Sri Lanka through the agricultural value chain.
Details and application process for training event to be held 16-19 February in Pokhara.
Presented by Shazna Zuhyle at the 16th World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Symposium
On December 4th, Nepali person’s living with disability and those who supported their cause, rallied along the streets of Kathmandu, Nepal to mark the 26thUnited Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). Somewhere in the crowd was our researcher, Isuru Samaratunga.

Data-driven governance in Sri Lanka

Posted on December 7, 2018  /  0 Comments

Presented by Prof. Rohan Samarajiva at United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development. December, 2018.
The e-Swabhimani Awards 2018 honor outstanding digital social innovators who have impacted society using digital technologies.
An opinion piece written by LIRNEasia's CEO Helani Galpaya, published in the Economy Watch section of the Pakistan Observer on Sunday, 02 December 2018.