BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited) is an Indian government-owned national teleoperator. BLUETOWN and BSNL together provides Internet connectivity for rural India under the “Digital India“ program. Target is 15.000+ rural villages in East India deploying more than 50.000 Wi-Fi hotspots.
GoIP Global Services Pvt. Ltd. is an India based leading IT Solutions and Services Company with presence in South East Asia and North America. GoIP and BLUETOWN is in a partnership working on the “Digital India” program and creating connectivity in rural India, based on a contract and Partnership agreement with BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited).
MarcaTel is a subsidiary of LaMarca Knowledge & Services Pvt. Ltd, a web implementation and technology solutions firm. BLUETOWN and Marcatel have formed a partnership to provide a sustainable Wi-Fi connectivity solution for people in rural areas of India.
The Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) is supporting BLUETOWN in deploying 20 sites in Tanzanian villages running live by the end of 2017.
Geeks without frontiers
The vision of Geeks without frontiers is to positively impact the lives of a billion people in the next ten years through the innovative use of technology, connectivity and sustainable social enterprise models. BLUETOWN and Geeks without frontiers partner on the VillageConnect initiative to connect 20 villages in each of 5 targeted countries.
BØRNEfonden is one of Denmark’s largest development organizations funded by private sponsorships and partnerships. BØRNEfonden’s work comprises the children’s development and needs, starting from childbirth and until the young people have achieved an education. BLUETOWN and BØRNEfonden are partnering on a large scale internet connectivity project in Burkina Faso.
University of California
University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) seeks to improve California’s future by providing leadership through research and education on sustainable food systems, environments, and communities in California. UC ANR is using BLUETOWN on an Ag-Tech and IoT-based project to investigate how farming can benefit from digitalization.
Digital for Inclusion (D4I)
The D4I initiative is a multi-stakeholder partnership aimed at providing affordable internet access in underserved or unserved rural communities nation-wide in Ghana. BLUETOWN is the last-mile connectivity partner in the D4I partnership group. The other partners are: Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC), Ghana Cocoa Board, National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI), United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), and Zeepay.
Yahsat provides multipurpose satellite solutions (government and commercial) for broadband, broadcast, government, and communications use across the Middle East, Africa, and Europe in addition to Central and South West Asia. Based in Abu Dhabi, UAE, and wholly owned by Mubadala Investment Company, the investment vehicle of the Government of Abu Dhabi, Yahsat is the first company in the Middle East and Africa to offer multi-purpose Ka-band satellite services.
Project Connect is an NGO working to map every school in the world and provide real-time data assessing the quality of each school’s Internet connectivity. BLUETOWN and Project Connect partner on sharing school connectivity data as well as conducting impact studies when connecting schools.