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Learn more about IEEE Internet Inclusion Working Groups and how participants are helping advance solutions to connect more than half of the world’s population that is not connected to the internet today.


IEEE Internet Initiative at a glance

Underscored Updates

Universal Access White Paper

Expanding energy and internet inclusion
In POWERGRID International, Karen McCabe explains the potential transformation in quality of life for the unconnected and efficiencies if both energy and internet inclusion are expanded in tandem.

Building Capacity for the Coming Era of Connectivity: The Next Billions
A hands-on workshop on Oct. 21 at the IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference explores what is needed to build the necessary capacity and skills for local citizens, so they can support projects that lead to future organic expansion and sustainability of internet connectivity.

In Memory of Manu Bhardwaj
We are saddened by the recent passing of Manu Bhardwaj, who greatly contributed to IEEE’s efforts to improve internet inclusion.

In Support of Strong Encryption
In a new position statement, IEEE supports the use of unfettered strong encryption to protect confidentiality and integrity of data and communications.

Progress toward internet inclusion
Q&A with Deepak Maheshwari describes the IEEE Internet Initiative’s progress on the path to help connect the unconnected to the internet.