Mesh Networks in Authoritarian Regimes

Salim Fadhey interviewed our own Dr Paul today – and here is the result. This issue has been greatly on our minds with the political turmoil in Egypt, which has included the shutting down of the Internet. [UPDATED 7 Feb 2011] Mesh Networks in Authoritarian Regimes, with Dr. Paul Gardner-Stephen, founder of the Serval Project […]

The Serval presentation at Linux Conf Au 2011

The Serval BatPhone: Making Mesh Mobile Telephony Practical, Anywhere, Any Time. Paul Gardner-Stephen Conventional mobile telephone networks rely on the availability of significant and expensive infrastructure. While this model makes it possible for the resulting networks to offer strong service guarantees, it is not applicable to all situations. During disaster and unrest, the requisite infrastructure […]