computing needs for people at
the bottom of the Pyramid &
Web 2.0

some perspectives
By Ashish Saboo,  President,  apiap. ...
Computing at the Bottom of the pyramid

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Shared Access Challenges

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THANK YOU

ASHISH SABOO
President ,  ApiAp
Email:  contact@apiap. org, 
Cell:  +91-9324033250

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  1. 1. computing needs for people at the bottom of the Pyramid & Web 2.0 some perspectives By Ashish Saboo, President, apiap. org fa--s '1 Association (1 Public ICT Tools Access Provider ‘ ® An . °L~»ucJdluI I'm Cybeu Cafe’, STD PCO 05.». -catuls In Imlh ftttp: !/wwwaploplorg
  2. 2. Computing at the Bottom of the pyramid Computing Device Options 4-I Each own Thick c| ients: Desktops/ Lap tops, Thin Clients a Low cost computing devices: OLPC, USB Drives, Mobiles 4 shared access computing i‘2lsI iltlels limiullii il. iEl3l-3ll': ‘.l. lIl2-I : rll. 'l, ‘llIsII: ilslCl': '2 rlrlellslls irreils-llil. 'i. 'ls l'i. il: -.§i. 'sl: :l' 1' Association of Public ICT Tools Access Provider . '{ API/ XI’ _ , _ _, , 7 g 7 , _ _ l. “ / in I-‘x~. ».: .L>«.7iul. lull IUI L/ bel (. .cl¢~. ‘, 3:TD PLO (_lpv: mLu .5 III IllJlu '1ttp: ,'/ vvww. apiap org
  3. 3. Shared Access points spread in countries [P olnndl Irma sun fr-43:! anon flrafislxmlc Rep’. -V "E9.-pt: Arab Rep. | ,1 china‘ P ‘‘-*'. -'; '53'‘' [Ban glad: sh] Jnduil “? "'*°-'°‘°5' ‘ ~——'“7'T". ‘°'" .1 [°"'3"‘°) , [SrILar-it-3] "'iL"lfl‘. ; 'Tn. ~ll. ~mi ' ' , Mot. ) sin comic. D-nu. twp-. .l i¢I'"b°“'-‘J Argentina Mo: 1u-Iu-iu- I Countries l. -2-‘iili delise pop-u| ai'lO'1, YC-Ling , Low irconie, Low ll“iCl'flL'; l' pc:1C: tr'atiOl1 ; ‘(V/ NM” Association of Public ICI' Tools Access Provider An '>aua. i-.1Uul IUI Cigbel Cale, ETD PCO Opelatu s In IIl. |iu -lttp: //v«ww. apl. ap org
  4. 4. Shared Access points, India initiatives India 0 39% Users prefer to access Internet from Cyber Cafes: mks zoos. 0 Estimated over 1,50,000 Internet Cafés spread all over India. 0 7,50,000 desktops used in commercial shared access point. More to Come 0 ‘Grameen Gyan Abhiyan’, A coalition of NGO working on setting 100 thousand Village Knowledge Center. 0 Govt. of India's Community service centers ( CSC ) to be completed by 2010 — Set up E-Governance facilitation centre in minimum 1 in 6 villages. — Investment Committed Rs. 10,000 crore. ", ;A~. . ix Association of Public IC'l' Tools Access Provider APIAP T ( 3 Au °b>U1.| dUUll fun Cylr. -I Café, STD PCO Opemluls In lnlllo nttp: //www. apia p org
  5. 5. If / A ? (l I . D’ For 3 L; --~. ~ "1 . ..1i PIA! ’ Commercial Shared Access Ventures Relevance -Q (1 x: ‘ «IQ: ‘. 5 - — . .«“ J‘ K: ‘l. :mar'g , . . .~°' ' V. '. ‘ X , c t_J _ ‘ “ v Jun "u ‘. rlt"“ _ . E I I] . ‘l J -'2 L 1 Iiam Digital Access different ways J II'l' Porwai, Mumbai Campus Has its own ISP, with a 30 Mbps connection for just 3000 people Cost : Almost Free I . Hiranandani Gardens The Toniest residential area I1 central suburb of Mumbal. Over 10 ISPs offer high speed Intemet connection. Cost : Very competitive , due to lot of competition amongst the ISPs Area opposite 111' main Gate A middle class residential locality . with people more than the IIT & Hiraaandani area put together. Few homes have access to Intemet connection, many of them depend on the 5 Cyber Cafes. Cost : Pay per acccess @ just Rs 20 / - per hour ( 20 US cents ). Call It the Trifurcated India Association of Public ICT Tools Access Provider All -K-. .utl. iUuu it-I (': yl»--l (". lf~.3, STD P('0 (l| )t‘ld[| _) x In Inllla 'tttp: ,'/ www. aplJp org
  6. 6. Shared Access Prospects Is there a future ? Past records: The average mortality of individual cafes is less than 3 years, But the sector continues to remain robust. In many emerging economies, 30°/ o of netizens depend on Shared access like Internet Café. South Korea with 85°/ o broadband penetration, still has 20k Internet cafes In Japan, I-cafes called Manga Kissa, have evolved as low cost over night stay hotel. 50°/ o of population have visited one. The web 2.0 & resurgence — talking from tools to solution — going forward - telecommuting / Web worker, Bedouin Association of Public ICT Tools Access Provider All «mm | nl. lt. lll ital (Tylwt (‘. llo3, STD P('O (‘tiwmlu -~ In Imlln '1ttp: ,'/ www. apI3p org
  7. 7. Shared Access Opportunity 0 Opportunities in niche micro entrepreneurship. - Reach the yet untapped market — Huge Numbers waiting. - Explore the ubiquity - Spokes in network computing / Grid computing ? - Access even the non-IT aware market: Internet Assisted Services. - Crowd Sourcing. & More If you Ask - Why Its cost more to call Chikmangalur than Chicago. 0 There are 1.3 Million Insurance Advisor but few use any CRM. '. «-‘% KAHA _‘ Association of Public IC'l‘ Tools Access Provider ( P '5 Au Atssuclalluu fut Cylp. -I Cufé, STD PCO Opemluls In lnillu nttp: //www. spla p org
  8. 8. Shared Access Challenges - Desktop: PC desktops meant for personal use - each unique IP is to be associated with a desktop — assume only an individual using it. Web analytics tools fail to track] profile traffic from I- cafés. - Software: 95% can't afford authorized copies of software. - connectivity: Last mile quality high speed connectivity not yet available. - Govt Policy: non existing, IT act 2000 puts several liability. - security fears -How do we address ? ‘"4-A‘ '3’ Association of Public IC'l‘ Tools Access Provider APIAP I" ( 5 Au Assuclalluu fut Cyl)-. 'l Cufé, STD PCO Opeialuls In lnillu nttp: //www. spla p org
  9. 9. Shared Access & Web 2.0 Innovative solution : a Web Operating system — The Biggies : Google Apps, Yahoo pipes , windows live - emerging : - Ajax based: Zoho - Remote windows client: Mojo, Nivio - Adobe flash: Jooce - USB sticks 4» Wifi connectivity: FON, Meraki -.1: ( APIAP -2 Association of Public ICT Tools Access Provider All Axon | nl. lt. lll Iui ('? yl»~-I (‘. llo3, ‘I-TD P('O (‘Iiwi-ilti x In Iiiilln '1ttp: ,'/ www. api3p org
  10. 10. Shared Access: Issues to be addressed a More Research *2 Misconception : Are Rural/ Urban needs are different .7 Non paying market — consider Self Help Group. E-Commerce or Internet Assisted Commerce. Dis-intermediation or Efficient intermediation «- Development Support & Engagement of entrepreneurs at grassroots ‘Community Informatics ; x x , Association of Publ1cICT Tools Access Provider ‘((1 P“ ' " All ‘. minI. Itlll I. .. ('tyl»--l (’. llo3, STD P(’0 (‘Iiwmln x In Imlla '1ttp: ,'/ www. api3p org
  11. 11. THANK YOU ASHISH SABOO President , ApiAp Email: contact@apiap. org, Cell: +91-9324033250 ", ¢-Ao§ ix Association of Public ICT Tools Access Provide K ‘P '3 Au Acssuclalluu I'ul Cyb-. -I Cali-, STD PCO Opemluls In India http : ,'/ www. apla p org

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