Enabling Sustainable Technical Communities

Local technical communities create, sustain, and defend a stronger, more resilient Internet.

Without trust and collaboration between those who build and maintain the Internet, everyone’s Internet is weakened. This is why we’re dedicated to growing communities to build infrastructure, increase the Internet’s security, and create more resilient networks.

We all rely on technical communities to provide a reliable and affordable connection to the Internet. The Internet can grow when there is a strong technical community who works well together and maintains the infrastructure that connects us. 

Leveling Up for the Digital Economy with a Free Course

It’s not every day that a computer networking course results in multiple internship and training offers. But that’s just what happened, when 27 people took part in a three-week-long course hosted by the Internet Society. In the following months, several organizations involved recruited about a dozen trainees to work with them. With this success, the Internet Society is planning to follow up in other parts of Africa. The course is also available online, to everyone.

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Growing the Internet

People help the Internet thrive. Here’s what we’re doing to support them:

  • Providing technical expertise and training sessions to people on the ground
  • Providing the information people need, from governance to administrative operations, to become even better Internet champions
  • Helping to establish new technical communities so that everyone can benefit from resilient Internet infrastructure

Get Involved 

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Organize an Event

Apply for funding to help you plan and execute your technical event.

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Read about Our Partnerships

By working together, we can grow the Internet for everyone.

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Take a Course

Learn the fundamentals of Network Operations and Local Area Networks.

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