May 2016-August 2016
PIs: Preeti Mudliar
Funding agency: The Hindu Centre for Politics and Economics.
Description: Evaluation of the rollout and use of broadband internet tin rural India (Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tripura) under the aegis of NOFN/BharatNet.
- Public WiFi is for Men and Mobile Internet is for Women: Interrogating Politics of Space and Gender around WiFi Hotspots. Proceedings of the 21st ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW’18) November 3-7, 2018, Jersey City, New York, New York.
- Rural India on the National Optic Fibre Network: What Happens Next? Policy Report on India’s NOFN project for The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy (December 21st, 2016) Available here.
- Taking WiFi Public. 0p-Ed September 7, 2017. The Hindu. https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/taking-wifi-public/article19631829.ece
- Offline Subjectivities of Online Women. February 12, 2019. An essay for the The Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore’s Researchers@Work (R@W) programme series exploring the social, economic, cultural, political, infrastructural, and aesthetic dimensions of the “offline”. https://medium.com/rawblog/in-wifi-exile-the-offline-subjectivities-of-online-women-98d65e5bf719