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    • Virtual SIMs – the Future of Telephony as a Service 

      Gotora, Tatenda T.; Zvarevashe, Kudakwashe; Govere, Weston; Padenga, Tendai (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      Mobile Computing is a persuasive computing paradigm which has been incorporated in our daily lives. Mobility in communication has become a necessity and a way of life for both B2B and M2M applications due to the hype of ...
    • Changing Faculty members' attitude towards the use of ICTs in teaching and research: the SIDS model 

      Kunda, Douglas (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      The introduction of National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) has provided opportunities for Universities in Africa for research through increased Internet bandwidth, collaborative research and availability of ...
    • Use of RFID technology in Libraries: A perspective from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), Nairobi 

      Kavulya, Joseph M. (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      This paper explores the potential of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology in facilitating efficient library operations with a focus on the experience gained at The Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA). ...
    • Challenges and Benefits of Educational Roaming (eduroam) Service to ZAMREN Member Institutions 

      Chembe, Christopher; Kunda, Douglas; Simfukwe, Macmillan (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      Eduroam (education roaming) is a secure, world-wide roaming service which allows researchers, students and staff from participating education and research institutions access Internet when they visit other participating ...
    • Building a Modern Research Network using a Public-Private Partnership – the New Zealand example (and a model for Africa?) 

      Harré, Douglas (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      Research networks face the continual challenge of obtaining high end, flexible connectivity at a price level that is affordable for end users and those funding the network. The development of new cloud-based products and ...
    • GT-VoA: Videos On Demand as Learning Objects 

      Damasceno, André; Drumond, Rafael; Soares Neto, Carlos de Salles; Marins, André; valle, Rafael (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      The use of multimedia resources inside classroom is increasingly common, making the learning process more participatory and interactive. Learning objects (LOs) are entities that can be used, reused or referenced during ...
    • Impact of Improved Internet Access and Other Factors on Researcher Behaviour and their Intellectual Property Output 

      Ndiwalana, Ali; Tusubira, Francis F. (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      The volume of intellectual property output of African universities and research institutions and their contribution to the global research discourse is very low, and it is not commensurate with the quality and quantity of ...
    • The Integration of library and e-learning systems: the case of selected public universities in Tanzania 

      Mtega, Wulystan P.; Benard, Ronald (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      The current study investigated how library and e-learning services can be integrated together for improving teaching and learning in selected higher learning institutions in Tanzania. Specifically the study identified ...
    • TV White Spaces Technical rules for Africa to enable efficient Spectrum Management 

      Pinifolo, Jonathan; Rimer, Suvendi; Paul, Babu; Mikeka, Chomora; Mlatho, Justice (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      Broadband Internet access has proved to be a key vital element of modern life and a crucial enabling factor for the global, information-age economy. TV White Spaces is one of the promising solutions for extending broadband ...
    • Jointly exploiting data and distributed computing eInfrastructure 

      Banda, Tiwonge; Barbera, Roberto; Becker, Bruce; Carrubba, Carla; Inserra, Giuseppina; Kanellopoulos, Christos; Koumantaros, Kostas; Mayo-García, Rafael; Núñez De Villavicencio, Luis; Prnjat, Ognjen; Ricceri, Rita; Rodriguez-Pascual, Manuel; Rubio-Montero, Antonio; Ruggieri, Federico (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      CHAIN-REDS promotes and supports technological and scientific collaboration across different e-Infrastructures established and operated in various continents. To this, it has included data related capabilities so any user ...
    • e-Agri Transport Network Ghana 

      Obeng, Albert Yeboah (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      Nearly seventy percent of the population of most African countries are directly engaged in the production and distributing of food. Across the continent, food production, distribution and consumption are perhaps the most ...
    • Successful deployment and key applications of Television White Space Networks (TVWS) in Malawi 

      Pinifolo, Jonathan; Rimer, Suvendi; Paul, Babu; Mikeka, Chomora; Mlatho, Justice; Momba, Lloyd (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      Successful deployment and key applications with their social impact of the Malawi TVWS pilot project as of June 2014 is presented. The Malawi Television White Spaces (TVWS) Pilot Project was initiated due to the continually ...
    • Technical Capacity Building at KENET 

      Njue, Maureen Wanja; Aseda, Kennedy (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      Kenya Education Network (KENET) is the National Research and Education Network of Kenya. It promotes the use of ICT in Teaching, Learning and Research in Higher Education Institutions in Kenya. This includes building the ...
    • Towards single Watt and nJoule/bit routing 

      Nungu, Amos; Olsson, Robert; Guo, Jiannan; Pehrson, Björn (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      We report on recent progress in our research on how to establish sustainable broadband markets in under-served areas, in this paper focusing on facilitating sustainable power supply by designing low power-consuming routers. ...
    • Global Open Exchange Points and Research and Education Networking Futures 

      Smith, Dale (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      Work is underway to develop a set of principles that are intended to guide the interconnection of national and regional research and education networks. These principles have the concept of a Global Open Exchange Points ...