Shared internet and basic voice telephony

Ref. Req. Time Title Description
D1.0 Standard Within 24h Data Connectivity including Internet Access

Shared basic internet connectivity distributed from a single location (internet cafe). The solution will provide WLAN standard IEEE 802.11b/g. Access only to cooperate webmail. Using portable high-speed data satellite terminals or through local broadband links if available.

D1.1 D1.1, D1.2, D1.3 Standard D1.4 Optional Within 1st week and progressively expanded Data Connectivity including Internet Access

D1.1
Shared basic internet connectivity distributed from a single location (internet cafe). Access to corporate webmail only. Using portable high-speed data satellite terminals or though local broadband links if available.

D1.2
Shared internet connectivity (VSAT, terrestrial, ISP) distributed in an internet cafe as well as wider coverage within a common office area. Depending on available bandwidth, some services might be restricted.The WIDER solution is used as the local area network, and provides network administration serving as a distribution point for internet access. It is used for user authentication (registration) and account management (security), usage data and statistics collection (user and network performance), and alarms and fault management (network status). It uses access points (APs) to distribute the network connectivity to the camp/office environment. The coverage area depends on the placement and number of AP’s connected. Typically an AP has a coverage area of a 100m radius. Several APs can cover a larger area, including an office or camp environment. As well some VLANs are designated for different organizations to ease connectivity to their respective internal network.

D1.3
Shared internet connectivity distributed to the offices of the individual organizations within the operational area. Hardware as per agreed/published standards, might need to be cost recovered.

D1.4
If requested by an organization; provide dedicated internet bandwidth on cost recovery basis.(i.e. VPN, leased-lines, dedicated VSAT capacity to corporate facilities)

D2.0 Standard within 24h Basic Telephone Access

D2.0
Provide voice connectivity for the humanitarian community.

D2.1
Basic voice connectivity to the international phone network for the humanitarian community. The quantitative level depends on if there is an agreement with a service provider to connect to the international phone network and the satellite bandwidth. Also the switching capacity needs to be considered. The GSM equipment can switch thousands of calls and provide hundreds of voice channels.

D2.2
Voice connectivity to the international phone network through a number of dedicated channels depending on available lines or available/subscribed bandwidth. Voice connectivity between local users is provided.

D2.3
Install and maintain a local voice exchange between organizations and individuals independent from (but possibly connected to) global or local public services.

D3.0 Optional – Data services and rates can include the following, depending on the technology or combination of technologies that are deployed: GSM – EDGE peak data rates of up to 473.6 kbit/s for 8 timeslots in packet mode (local) WCDMA – HSPA peak Within 2 weeks Dedicated telephone (GSM/WCDMA/LTE) access

Establishing a dedicated GSM/WCDMA/LTE mobile network for use by humanitarian workers in the operational area(s). Offered for a limited period up to six months, or until the local GSM/WCDMA/LTE networks are restored and operational. Local voice connectivity between those registered in the GSM/WCDMA/LTE network, as well as voice connectivity to the PBX if a connection to the UN DPKO base in Brindisi, Italy is provided.

D4.0 Standard ETC connectivity services and support outside common operational areas

ETC connectivity services and support outside common operational areas will be provided on a best effort basis.