Internet & Solar Power Solutions

Internet & Solar Power Solutions
The CMC received a VSAT project from IDRC in 2004. The Internet facilities at the Center improved the communication barriers that had been in the Center for the last five years. The internet facilities helped the Rural community members to link up with friends and in-laws a cross boarders.
The users fees are 30/=Uganda Shillings per second to the users and the Center pays 292USD for 64Kpbs (band width) to the ISP AFSAT. Unfortunately the CMC has been facing challenges of sustaining this project.
The Center could not sustain the project due the po
The sites include; or power supply at that time. Therefore, IDRC found it necessary and funded a solar project (with 22 panels, 24 Batteries and a pure sine wave Inverter) to support the VSAT project and other services. Such atmosphere helped the Center to operate its services for longer hours and making services readily available to the community.
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is funding another project VoLP using wireless to enable the communities to have access to both Voice (Telephone) and Data (internet) at a reasonable fee. In this project 10 institutions (sites) will be networked to bring the internet rental bills down and sustainable.
Nakaseke Hospital
Nakaseke Primary Teachers’ Training College
Mazzolid College
Kiziba Primary School
Nakaseke International School
Nasekaseke S.D.A
Nakaseke Sub-County headquarters
Nakaseke Court
Nakaseke Farmers’ Association and
Nakaseke Telecentre will be the hub for all. The installation program is going to be executed by the Ministry of ICT-Uganda soon in September- October, 2007