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World On Palms - Free Internet Clubs


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Презентација на Ненад Митровиќ од Министерството за информатичко општество на тркалезна маса за улогата на јавните точки за пристап на интернет во развојот на локалната демократија, организирана од Метаморфозис

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World On Palms - Free Internet Clubs

  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>World on palms part of the governmental projects for developing the information society in Republic of Macedonia </li></ul><ul><li>Main goal of this project is lowering the digital divide gap among the population and increasing of internet penetration and inclusion of the population in the information society (e-inclusion) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Starting the project <ul><li>Opening of 15 internet clubs, one in 15 different cities in Republic of Macedonia </li></ul><ul><li>Providing conditions for proper working of internet clubs (equipment, internet connection, heating and cooling) </li></ul><ul><li>Employment of 45 people with higher and more advanced knowledge for providing technical assistance to visitors of internet clubs as well maintenance of computer systems and networks </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Opening of first internet club on 1-th of June 2007 in Skopje, afterwards followed opening of internet clubs in: Tetovo,Gostivar,Kicevo,Ohrid,Resen,Prilep,Bitola,Kavadarci,Negotino,Demir Kapija, Kumanovo,Kriva Palanka,Kocani and Gevgelija. </li></ul><ul><li>In the beginning mainly focusing on target groups (visitors) on the age between 6-26 and above 62, afterwards expanded and made accessible for everyone </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Working time from 10:00 am till 22:00 pm every day 12 hours a day. </li></ul><ul><li>Open source based software, with installed Linux Ubuntu OS and applications (msn, skype, Open Office, Gimp, Nero Burning etc.). </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless connection with 1Mb of internet speed </li></ul><ul><li>One hour of usage of free internet service, possibility for extension of time </li></ul>
  6. 6. Services <ul><li>No limitation in internet access, except non inappropriately contents, DVD movies downloading, games </li></ul><ul><li>Internet services: browsing, e-mail, audio and video communication, literature and books downloading and uploading, educational, multimedia content (music, flesh animations etc.), electronic payment, applications etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Recording media and data file content on and from computer on CD, USB flash memory </li></ul>
  7. 7. Future Steps <ul><li>Opening of 15 new internet clubs, one in 15 more cities in Republic of Macedonia: Veles,Stip,Probistip,Kratovo,Berovo,Delcevo,Strumica,Demir Hisar,Struga,Krusevo,Debar,Valandovo,Radovis,Sveti Nikole and Makedonski Brod. </li></ul><ul><li>Thin client technology (one personal computer 5-7 working places) </li></ul>