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Links to similar networks and akin groups/organizations elsewhere.

Freifunk (German for Free Radio) is a system and movement for creating wireless mesh networks.
FunkFeuer is a free, experimental network in Vienna, Graz, in parts of Weinviertel (NÖ) and Bad Ischl. It is build and maintained by computer enthusiasts. is a Wireless Network Community in Rome (Italy). Our goal is the creation and expansion of a free and open mesh network, for experimental purposes. is a telecommunications network, is open, free and neutral because is built through a peer to peer agreement where everyone can join the network by providing his connection, and therefore, extending the network and gaining connectivity to all.
Athens Wireless Metropolitan Network
Started in 2002 in Athens Greece, AWMN is a social initiative – project, taking advantage of new, state of the art wireless technologies, to connect people and services.
panOULU (public access network OULU) network provides in its coverage area wireless broadband Internet access to everybody.
The CRCnet Project has built a platform to support the deployment of widescale rural wireless networks.
Open network in Montevideo.


OpenWrt is a Linux distribution for embedded devices.
Village Telco
Village Telco is an initiative to assemble/develop the cheapest, easiest to setup, easiest to manage, scalable, Open Source, standards-based, wireless local do-it-yourself telephone company toolkit in the world. The goal of the project is to render local telephony in developing countries to be so cheap as to be virtually free.
Wireless Networking in the Developing World
Wireless Networking in the Developing World is a free book about designing, implementing, and maintaining low-cost wireless networks.
The site contains a collection of documents (HOWTOs) on Linux, USB gadgets, notebooks, hardware, routers, OpenWrt, and other interesting things. In Polish.
Open Networks Interoperability
A wiki for open networks interoperability and cooperation.
FabFi is an open-source, FabLab-grown system using common building materials and off-the-shelf electronics to transmit wireless ethernet signals across distances of up to several miles. With Fabfi, communities can build their own wireless networks to gain high-speed internet connectivity.
LifeNet is free open source software, which enables consumer-devices like laptops, android phones and battery-powered routers to instantly form an ad hoc WiFi network without any infrastructure like towers / base stations. It is ideal for providing connectivity in areas where communication infrastructure is destroyed or does not exist.


Initiative for connecing people and networks that wish to make non-commercial ISPs, mostly these are currently people from France and Belgium.
Database, map - participants of DIY ISP project
The main goal of HellasWiFi is to present the greek wireless communities movement and share some elements and news of wireless community networking with other people around the globe.
The Free Network Foundation
An organization committed to the tenets of free information, free culture, and free society.
Free Networks
Original free networks portal. Not mostly obsolete.