DigI:DigI Paris Meeting April 2019

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DigI:DigI Paris Meeting April 2019

Title DigI Paris Meeting (April 2018)
Place Orange Labs, Châtillon, Paris, France
Date, Time 2019/04/09, - 9Apr2019 - 10Apr2019
Contact Person Christine Holst, Erwan Le Quentrec, Ingeborg K Haavardsson, Wisam Ahmed Mansour
Participants Josef Noll, Christine Holst
related to Project DigI:DigI
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Orange Labs, Châtillon, Paris, France

46 Avenue de la République, 92320 Châtillon, France

Hotel recommendation:

  • Central Hotel Paris [1]
  • Hôtel de la Gaîté[2]
  • Le Nouvel Hôtel du Théâtre[3]

The meeting starts on Tuesday 9Apr2019 at 10:00h, and finish on 10Apr2018 at 15:00h. Our local organizer, besides Erwan is Maryse Piart <maryse.piart@orange.com>


List of participants


1. Day, 9Apr2019

10:00 Welcome (Erwan)
10:15 Report from Field Work in Iringa (Flora - 15 min + 15 min discussion)
10:45 Report from installations in the North (Elibariki, Josef - 15+15)
11.00 Break
11:15 Report from Field Work in Iringa (Christine - 15+15)
11:45 Experiences from Global Health Media Videos in Tanzania - Peter 15min+15min
12:15 Lunch
13:15 "Energy, Communications and Entrepreneurship - About the Mali Pilot" (Erwan, Dimensions) (30+15)
14:00 Neuro-genetics concepts (with epi-genetic) (Peter)
14:30 Break
14:40 The kiosks - discussion: How to get them up and running, maitenance, vouchers, user guides, tablets (moved to Wednesday)
15:20 Topics for Newsletter (moved to Wednesday)
15:40 Basic Internet App - how to transport information to "offline places" (moved to Wednesday)

Dinner at la Coupole [4] 102 boulevard du Montparnasse, at 19h45

2. Day, 10Apr2019

09:00 recall from day 1
09:30 Discussion topic: how to measure health knowledge? (through digital tools)
10:15 Break
10:30 Data being collected and how to create the KPIs (45 min)
11:15 Kiosks - ongoing discussion
11:45 Lunch
12:45 Relations and partnerships (following the strategy for connecting everyone)
    • United Nations Panel on Digital Cooperation
    • GSMA, ..
    • TZ government
14:00 AOB
15:00 End of Meeting






Plans for the Villages

see DigI:Villages

Migoli school

  • currently, the LTE and the LNCC are established. The mast of 9 m is at the Nyerere High School, though not put up. Two sector antennas need to be put up on top of the tower (15 m cable), and below (at 6 m) the LTE antenna (12 m cable).
  • extension towards 2 spots in the village, village office (6 m pole) and health station (6 m pole)


  • Extension towards dispensary, with the dispensary having a 9 m pole (15 m cable). New sector antenna with 5 m cable from


  • Market place extended towards dispensary (1 sector antenna, and local hot-spot)


  • Gov house beside the school extended towards dispensary (2 poles, sector antenna and local hot-spot)

Raspberry Pi

  • will be configured to use (fixed IP) and put on Port 2 of the RBD52G

Extension of villages

with the 4 villages above and the Patandi Teachers college, we have identified 2 more villages - see DigI:Villages. These 7 spots allow us to open for both a partnership in further roll-out, and focus on a stronger involvement in the villages through additional access points.


  • in Izazi, the kiosk is built at the side of the village office
  • in Migoli, two buildings are renewed: the former jail at the side of the village office, and a new spot besides the health station

Basic Internet App

In collaboration with HypeLabs

Village Server


  • 24-25Sep2019
  • 18-19May2020 in Oslo, with
  • Public Workshop 20May2020 - with NABA++

Book & Science

  • wait with the book, we have other focus right now


  • Digital Inclusion
  • Internet Lite
  • Digital Health
  • Energy & Digital
  • (Informal, vocational ) Education training

(Sustainable Buz Model)

If you want to move fast, go alone - If you want to reach far, go together

Open Action Items in DigI