FOSS in Telecenter Resources

This page maintains publications, research reports and informative external links for the development and deployment of FOSS in telecenters.

Telecenters and Community Resource & Information Centres in Pakistan : Vol 1 (PDF document, 4.7 Mb) by Salman Ansari Technology Consultants (Pvt) Ltd.

This document is a brief study of the phenomenon of Telecenters as they have evolved in different parts of the World and in Pakistan. The report was developed for The World Bank, this document also provided analysis of different approaches to creating the actual Telecenters and addressing challenges which will be faced.


Telecenters Hardware Costing Sheets (Excel spreadsheet, 35 Kb) by Salman Ansari Technology Consultants (Pvt) Ltd.

 Practical Excel costing sheet for detailed development of a 'telecenter' - applicable to any developing countries.