Othernet

Othernet Othernet is a globally accessible broadcast service that can be received by a DVD-sized device. Outernet is like satellite radio but for on-demand digital content, like interactive weather maps, news updates, apps, podcasts, ebooks, and emergency alerts.
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Othernet is like satellite radio but for digital files. Our devices work even where the internet does not exist and our receivers do not require any training for installation. The receiver stores content locally, so you can access the data when you want it. Our service currently delivers interactive weather maps, news updates, apps, podcasts, ebooks, and emergency alerts, all for free.

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07/30/2018

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01/15/2017

Othernet's cover photo

Othernet
10/28/2016

Othernet

02/25/2016

Have been piloting #ProjectEmpathy with GEMS World Academy-Chicago for the past month and excited to launch publicly today! See how you can be a part of youth around the world connecting, sharing, and teaching each other. Outernet.is/empathy

Very excited launch #ProjectEmpathy today - a global service learning project connecting classrooms and cultures. Studen...
02/25/2016
Project Empathy

Very excited launch #ProjectEmpathy today - a global service learning project connecting classrooms and cultures. Students build a cheap device that brings an offline classroom free content, then we enable the students to share their work and ideas with one another. Then the magic happens. Outernet.is/empathy.

Khan Academy on Outernet
01/14/2016
Khan Academy on Outernet

Khan Academy on Outernet

Outernet has partnered with Learning Equality to offer Khan Academy pre-installed on Outernet receivers.

The village library of William Kamkwamba, the boy who harnessed the wind.
01/13/2016

The village library of William Kamkwamba, the boy who harnessed the wind.

The village library of William Kamkwamba, the boy who harnessed the wind.

William Kamkwamba's windmill plans are on Outernet AND an Outernet receiver is installed at his local library in Malawi ...
01/13/2016
How I built a windmill

William Kamkwamba's windmill plans are on Outernet AND an Outernet receiver is installed at his local library in Malawi where he got the book that sparked his work.

When he was just 14 years old, Malawian inventor William Kamkwamba built his family an electricity-generating windmill from spare parts, working from rough plans he found in a library book.

Installation in Malawi on the National Library Services building.
01/12/2016

Installation in Malawi on the National Library Services building.

Build an Outernet library using a Raspberry Pi! Instructions are now published. Send pics of your completed project and ...
01/12/2016

Build an Outernet library using a Raspberry Pi! Instructions are now published. Send pics of your completed project and we will share them! https://outernet.is/rpi/

Outernet's first community call; this week's content - *|URL|*
01/07/2016
Today is Outernet's first community call. Dial in!

Outernet's first community call; this week's content - *|URL|*

Building the Outernet library is a community endeavor and we want your input! Beginning today (January 7, 2016) Thane Richard, Outernet's Editorial Lead, will host a community call every Thursday at 11am Eastern Time. You can learn more on our wiki page.

On Outernet this week: Blues Traveler, Tor browser, Sherlock Holmes
12/22/2015
This week: Blues Traveler, Tor browser, Sherlock Holmes

On Outernet this week: Blues Traveler, Tor browser, Sherlock Holmes

Software - Tor (private browser) - GIMP (image editing) - VLC (video player) - Freemind (mind mapping) - Notepad (word processing)Music - Blues Traveler - 311 - Cracker - Radiator - Sound Tribe Sector 9 We also sent several audio books and a fun video called "Frame of Mind." Thank you for your suppo…

Public Editing of Outernet
12/18/2015
Public Editing of Outernet

Public Editing of Outernet

Today, I am very excited to unveil several major updates to how content is added to Outernet. The biggest is that, finally, we can accept user...

12/17/2015
Public Editing of Outernet

Add your content to Outernet, beginning TODAY! http://blog.outernet.is/editing-outernet/

Today, I am very excited to unveil several major updates to how content is added to Outernet. The biggest is that, finally, we can accept user input on what Outernet broadcasts. Before I explain how to contribute content to Outernet,...

Announcing our partnership with Learning Equality, creators of KA Lite (the offline Khan Academy)! We have pre-loaded ou...
11/25/2015
CLICK HERE to support Kolibri: Free Offline App for Universal Education

Announcing our partnership with Learning Equality, creators of KA Lite (the offline Khan Academy)! We have pre-loaded our receivers with KA Lite and are sending Khan Academy courses from space for free.

Support Learning Equality, support universal education access, and get the device that lets you put a classroom anywhere on Earth. https://www.generosity.com/education-fundraising/kolibri-free-offline-app-for-universal-education/x/8224406

Support 'Kolibri: Free Offline App for Universal Education' by donating or sharing today!

Cop stops by to check the new Lighthouse installation. #LibraryFromSpace
11/18/2015

Cop stops by to check the new Lighthouse installation. #LibraryFromSpace

21 home community built by St Ambrose Parish, Cleveland. Count the dishes. These things are truly global.
11/17/2015

21 home community built by St Ambrose Parish, Cleveland. Count the dishes. These things are truly global.

Installing in a community center outside Higuey, DR
11/17/2015

Installing in a community center outside Higuey, DR

Our Raspberry Pi Receiver Kits are back in stock! Plus, we now offer free shipping (US only) on orders greater than $150...
11/05/2015
Outernet Receiver Kit with Raspberry Pi

Our Raspberry Pi Receiver Kits are back in stock! Plus, we now offer free shipping (US only) on orders greater than $150. To celebrate, the first 100 orders can claim 10% off using the code "celebrate100." Whoa that's a lot of good news. http://store.outernet.is/products/outernet-receiver-diy-kit-with-raspberry-pi?variant=2869134724

Free domestic US shipping on orders greater than $150 (does not include satellite dishes). This kit includes everything you need to build a...

We often hear "Outernet is free? Whats the catch?" We've created a page that shows all possible costs: https://outernet....
11/03/2015
Costs

We often hear "Outernet is free? Whats the catch?" We've created a page that shows all possible costs: https://outernet.is/costs #transparency

While there are no recurring data costs for using Outernet, there can be varying costs to get setup. For many users, most of these costs do not...

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There's not been much written about Othernet of late, but it is important to note that Othernet is broadcasting in North America on Ku-Band SES-2 and in Europe and North Africa on Aastra 3B. Both news RSS feeds and Weather are very important to listeners. Ken
Is this Project still alive?
Hello, Is the service currently available in South America? I recently bought a dreamcatcher v3.03 board.
hi, 3 years past delivery date on the Lantern and a weak update that echoed the past two "we are sorry we are having delays, here is a coupon to buy the same stuff elsewhere" Where is the lantern? When will you deliver it?
Good innovation for the world. quickly extend free internet to Africa
I wanted to be the first to share the news about"OUTERNET" with you! This is what Bill Gates was talking about, the next technological innovation that 'Will be coming soon, before 2020, and will make the Internet idea look like a small idea.' In any case, check it out at "OUTERNET." It's free data for everyone, global-wide, and requires simply a receiver (DISH will work), and a generator for broadcast networks, etc. The cost for the reciever is about $100.00, and works off of hotspots as well, and, . . .there are NO registration, sign ups, or FEES!! It's yours for life, and it's OFFTHEGRID so, when all else fails, the OUTERNET won't! Just like when the net came along, we said "Good by " to the phone companies, pretty much. And with e-mail, "So long, Post Office!." Now it's getting time to say "Adios!" to cell phone companies, cable tv. . and internet fees! Getting close. . . Three satellites up there are beaming signals down to us. and decoders are translating those signals and turning them into data files, For everyone. near-globally, polar caps are the "Exception for reception!" Welcome to the future! There is also a new Google site group, OUTERNET. Check it out. Thank you, Cynde, Don, and Taco
Hi: I caught your project for the raspberry pi and it looks really interesting - but your download link is dead. Is there an active link where I can download the last image for the pi, or kid you kill off that distribution?
when will the dreamcatcher be available again?
I love the new web page. I'm eagerly waiting for the DreamCatcher 3.0 announcement. http://outernet.is
Can you please provide a step-by-step instruction on how to install an Outernet router device, at least here or in the forums on the website?
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Bought the latest kit and mounted it in this box. Burned an image and got right on line. Outernet works great!