• NetJSON to UCI config 6 October 2015
    The power of NetJSON can be seen here: how to convert NetJSON to UCI (openwrt) config files: http://nemesisdesign.net/blog/coding/netjsonconfig-convert-netjson-to-openwrt-uci/. […]
    aaron
  • NetJSON is being picked up by others 16 September 2015
    Nice news on twitter: “We started to work on netjsonconfig, a library which converts #NetJSON to #OpenWRT UCI format: http://bit.ly/1igXpPt ”   […]
    aaron
  • CNBuB 2015 workshop impressions 16 September 2015
    CNBuB 2015 in its 4th edition was held in August 26, 2015 in Rome. We had the presentation of 6 papers addressing the network and service level of community networks: Experimental Evaluation of BMX6 Routing Metrics in a 802.11an Wireless Community Mesh Network Llorenç Cerdà, Alabern, Axel Neumann and Leonardo Maccari Federation tools: An [...] […]
    felix
  • Summer Course at Mekelle Institute of Technology, Ethiopia 10 September 2015
    In July 2015 CONFINE has participated in a project promoted by the Centre de Cooperació per al Desenvolupament de la UPC consisting in a course of 30 hours entitled Linux Routers and Community Networks, and deploying a WiFi mesh network in the Campus of Mekelle Institute of Technology, Ethiopia. In the following link there is […]
    llorenc

CNBuB 2013 in Lyon, France

The 2nd International Workshop on Community Networks and Bottom-up-Broadband (CNBuB 2013) was hold the 7th of October in Lyon, France. 7 papers were presented organized in two session, one on networking topics and one on applications aspects of community networks.

 

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Open call for experiments and expansion of Community-Lab

CONFINE has a new open call for participation. The deadline for application is October 19, 2013. We are looking for:

i) experiments relevant to community networks that make use of the existing Community-Lab testbed. ii) expansion of the Community-Lab testbed over other community networks that bring added value to the testbed.

A total of up […]

CONFINE endorses the Battle of the Mesh v6

The Wireless Battle of the Mesh is an event that aims to bring together people from across the globe to test the performance of different routing protocols for ad-hoc networks, like Babel, B.A.T.M.A.N., BMX, OLSR, and 802.11s. Of course, new protocols (working on OpenWRT ) are always welcome!

This year the even will take […]

Open Call partners join CONFINE project

The new partners from the Open Call have started presenting themselves to the other consortium partners.

Five project proposals were selected in CONFINE’s first Open Call.

http://confine-project.eu/open-call-1/

The areas addressed by the projects include:

multimedia services over community networks privacy-preserving routing techniques for community networks information centric network instruments on community devices anonymity in community […]

Relevance of the Wireless Summit for CONFINE

Barcelona,Spain, 4-7th of October 2012

The International Summit for Community Wireless Networks was held at the Technical University of Catalonia from 4-7th of October 2012. The summit brought together community network activists from all over the world, with more then hundred participants attending the summit.

The CONFINE project was presented in one of the sessions […]

Impressions from our Workshop on Community Networks and Bottom-up-Broadband (CNBuB 2012)

Barcelona,Spain, 8th of October 2012

The International Workshop on Community Networks and Bottom-up-Broadband (CNBuB 2012), which CONFINE organized within the IEEE WiMob conference (WiMob 2012), took place at the first day of WiMob.

8 scientific papers on community networks were presented at the workshop.

More than 40 researchers attended both of the two sessions of […]

Demo of CONFINE in the IEEE P2P’12 Conference

Tarragona,Spain, 3-5 of September 2012

Members of the CONFINE consortium showed in a demo session of the IEEE P2P conference the Community-Lab, the testbed that is built by the CONFINE project.

In a live demo a BitTorrent experiment was deployed on CONFINE nodes.

Complementary information was given to explain the whole process of preparing and […]

Network Virtualization in CONFINE

The CONFINE project intends to provide network overlays for each experiment.

What is Network Virtualization?

Network virtualization is the process of combining hardware and software network resources and network functionality into a single, software-based administrative entity, a virtual network.

A networking environment supports network virtualization if it allows coexistence of multiple virtual networks on the […]

Quality of Experience (QoE) and community networks: collective awareness and action

What is a community network?

Community network (CN), is a term broadly used to indicate the use of networking technologies by, and for, a local community. Free-nets and civic networks may indicate a similar range of projects and services, whereas community technology centers and telecentres generally indicate a physical facility to compensate for lack of […]

Wireless mesh networks in communities: some details

Community Networks

Community network (CN) is a term used broadly to indicate the use of networking technologies by, and for, a local community. Free-nets and civic networks indicate roughly the same range of projects and services, whereas community technology centers (CTCs) and telecentres generally indicate a physical facility to compensate for lack of […]