Four members of the Internet Society St. Vincent and the Grenadines Chapter has been granted scholarship to participate in the Course/Scholarship, “Building Wireless Community Network,” which is scheduled to be held online from September 13 to October 22, 2021. The course is offered by the Secretariat of the Inter-American Telecommunication Commission of the Organization of American States (CITEL/OAS) in conjunction with the Internet Society (ISOC).
250 scholarships were awarded to Spanish-speaking participants and 43 scholarships to English-speaking participants).
Course modality: Distance Leaning – online
The course consists of training community members in wireless technology and Wi-Fi equipment that uses unlicensed spectrum bands of 2.4 and 5.8 GHz. This is in order to create wireless networks that belong to and are operated by the community, thus allowing it not only to implement and manage these networks, but also to enable the transfer of knowledge.