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+++ see our "Digital Inclusion (DigI) project" and Info on connected Villages +++
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The Basic Internet Foundation

Connect the Unconnected: Envision a world of free access to information on health care, education or development.

Join our quest to make this vision a reality!

In order to Connect the Unconnected people of the World, the Basic Internet Foundation established the concept Internet Lite for All, the free access to information for everyone. In short

  • Our vision is Internet Lite for All
  • We promote and provide the Freemium model for access
  • We build Information spots with free access to information, and premium access to broadband services
  • Through Internet Lite for All we build the basis for Digital Inclusion and Societal Empowerment
  • We see Digital Health as enabler for digital literacy, better knowledge on relevant health issues, and social entrepreneurship. Energy, digital and health together form the building blocks for sustainable development

If you want to read more,

How To?

How to establish an info spot

Are you wondering on how to connect your community? We help you in establishing Information Spots by following these 5 steps.

  1. You want to read more on why we use Internet Lite?
  2. You have already plans to connect your community, your school, your health facility? Please read what has to be done in the field prior to establishing an Info Spot
  3. Are you convinced to establish an Info Spot? Then please contact us to make the necessary agreements (MoU), purchase and further steps
  4. Thus, if everything is agreed, we have shipped the equipment, and you received the equipment, then please perform the preparation of the roll-out.
See for the steps of connectivity
Go through the testing procedure on
Experience problems? Please visit Problem solving
5. You are almost there, perform the roll-out in the field, and Best Praxis from our communities



Our Terminology

  • Information spot - An information spot provides free access to local information, and to Internet Lite
  • Free access to information is based on the Freemium model for access, with free access to information and premium access to broadband services on the Internet
  • Internet Lite for All is the implementation of an Internet with text and pictures, enabled through light-weight protocols such as AMP
  • Digital Inclusion and leaving no-one behind are the core drivers for the free access to information for all
  • Societal Empowerment through digital inclusion, with focus on keeping the value within the community
  • Digital Health for Digital Empowerment - Our research has proven that digital health information not only has significant results on health knowledge, but also empowers people digitally by learning on how to use digital devices and achieve information

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