RICS - Low Cost
Solar Powered VSAT
Ideal rural Internet solution
Leeming International Consulting
and Communications for Development (ICT4D, C4D), Educational Technology,
Social Media Integration, Solar and Rural Electrification, Appropriate
Leeming International Consultingare specialists in Information
and Communications for Development (ICTD, C4D)
based in Solomon Islands in the Pacific Islands region. We have a focus
on community access and education.
broadcasting and Community
and training for local and community broadcasting.
We are agents for
We provide consultancy services including
expert technical advice, training and capacity development, project design
and management and research in areas such as ICT strategy and policy,
e-Government, rural and community
development, ICT in Education
and e-learning, community media
and other sectors.
We are also specialists in solar
power and renewable energy systems design and are authorised
agents for RESCO-MANAGER,
and are partners with several regional companies regardingsupply of technology. We have
conducted business in several regional countries and SE Asia.
Trading as Solomon Islands Rural Link we
provide solutions for remote area communications suitable for individuals,
companies and communities, including low cost VSAT broadband, Wi-Fi wide
area networking and FM broadcast systems.
E-inclusion: We understand that bridging the digital divide
in the Pacific requires more than technology. We therefore work closely
with rural communities and partner organisations to provide training,
capacity development, applications and linkages required for sustainable
community access. In this regard, we are advocates of the "first
mile" approach to community networking. We
are licensed by TCSI to
provide telecommunications services in Solomon Islands.
How Mobile technology can be used to support learning for development
We have more than 15 years experience
in ICT4D in the Pacific Islands region. Our Principal Consultant
is David Leeming. Based in the Solomon Islands since 1995 and embedded
in Pacific Islands society, David has extensive local knowledge
and is a leading champion of ICT for Development, both nationally
and regionally. David is a Board Member of the Pacific
islands Chapter of the Internet Society, ISOC (2009-2013),
and a member of Jackson
PR Associates bringing together media and communications
expertise with "boots on the ground" experience in the
South West Pacific.
The Commonwealth of Learning (we are International Partners of COL) The Secretariat of the Pacific
Star Mountains Institute of Technology, PNG UNICEF
Pacific / New Zealand
Pacifika Media Association Nauru
Government, Department of Education
Pacific Porphyry Ltd
PNG Sustainable Development Ltd.
McConnell Dowell - RRR Programme, Solomon Islands
The Nature Conservancy Solomon
Islands Broadcasting Corporation
Isabel Province Education Division