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  • Olwal, T; Masonta, M; Mekuria, F; Roux, K (InTech, 2012-08)
    Next generation fixed wireless broadband networks have immensely been deployed as mesh networks in order to provide and extend access to the internet. These networks are characterised by the use of multiple orthogonal ...
  • Roux, K (CSIR, 2015-10)
    What started off as tinkering in a lab with ad-hoc peer-to-peer wireless networks when WiFi was still in its infancy, became an idea for addressing the need to have affordable broadband in sparsely populated, rural areas ...
  • Makitla, I; Makan, A; Roux, K (CSIR, 2010-09-01)
    Providing access to remote rural areas presents a unique set of technical and non-technical challenges. These challenges are key issues that arise when deploying wireless networks to remote rural areas in developing ...
  • Johnson, D; Roux, K (Association for Computing Machinery, 2008-09)
    Providing connectivity to under-serviced rural areas comes with a unique set of challenges such as the high cost of installing equipment, lack of reliable power, skill shortages and high cost of providing Internet connectivity ...
  • Pitse-Boshomane, MM; Marais, Mario A; Morris, CF; Roux, K; Van Rensburg, R; Herselman, ME; Makan, AK; Mulder, I (2008-10)
    Members of the Meraka Institute of the CSIR have been active in ICT for Development (ICT4D) activities in South Africa and Africa over the last ten years or more. An overview of the lessons learned in the areas of Community ...
  • Roux, K; Marais, Mario A (IEEE, 2011-10)
    South Africa has approximately 26500 primary and secondary schools, of which at least 17000 are in remote rural villages. None of these rural schools have any form of Internet connectivity. The same rural villages may have ...
  • Herselman, M; Du Buisson, U; Marais, Mario A; Pitse-Boshomane, M; Roux, K (2010-10)
    The purpose of this paper is to indicate how Outcome Mapping (OM) can be used as a methodology to monitor and evaluate a specific developmental informatics project currently under way in the Meraka Institute. OM was applied ...
  • Roux, K (2007-05)
    In countries where cable infrastructure is lacking, satellite communications is often the preferred alternative to reach the mass market. Interactive video-on-demand requires a large amount of bandwidth per subscriber, ...
  • Von Staden, R; Roux, K (2009-10)
    The Meraka Institute, together with its partners, have undertaken an ambitious task to provide broadband connectivity to under-served areas of South Africa through a community centric model, as opposed to a typical national ...