Providing Internet Connectivity

Videos

Interview with the Principal of the local school

According to Principal of the Government school at Chak Faiz, there will be around 400 students who can now benefit from the pilot Wireless for Communities programme. The school did not have access to the Internet.

Highlighting benefits of W4C to 10th Grade students

The W4C team talk to the girls in Grade 10 about the availability of Internet at their village and how it can help their education. The school Principal was also presented a tablet from ISOC and CIS. As part of the W4C programme, relevant educational material and local content is also going to be shared with the community.

Speaking to students about the availability of Internet at Chak Faiz and a new computer for the school

The CEO of COMSATS Internet Services shares a candid conversation with students from Chak Faiz on the provision of Internet and a new computer being shared at the school premises to help students with their studies. Except for a few students, not many had access to the internet.

Interview of a Student on Internet Usage

One of the students at a school in Chak Faiz village explains how he has access to the Internet. The little boy would go to a local shop to get a hold of educational guides. He was told now, he could access the Internet from school and help his friends also get educational material online.

Interview of a Senior Administrator at the village school

The school administration shares their enthusiasm at the availability of Internet at the village. Since the village is located at a distance from the main city, the internet connectivity was not functional and their resources are limited. They look forward to using the W4C Internet.

A village resident shares his view of the Internet provision

In an interview with the W4C team, a representative of the village explains how the new connectivity shall help him communicate with his brother living abroad. Previously, whenever he would connect to Skype or would try to download information, the Internet would get disconnected.

Impact

The W4C programme at Chaz Faiz village is the pilot project which was started to test the effect of bringing wireless internet..

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Photos

The photos collected from the project highlight the progress which was made in limited time and the people it will affect for years to come...

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Videos

The videos collected from the project highlight the progress which was made in limited time and the people it will affect for years to come...

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Media Coverage

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between the Internet Society (ISOC) and COMSATS Internet Services (CIS)..

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