The main project at the guifi·net Foundation is the development of a commons-based telecommunication infrastructure: the Free, Open and Neutral Network (FONN). It is a commons-based telecommunication resources pool.
Neutral Exchange Point
The achievement of a commons-based broadband telecommunication network is structured through the activation of Points of Presence (PoPs) along the territory, that become true Neutral Internet Exchange Points (IXs). The guifi·net PoPs are open to the participation and interconnection of all the operators.
The Compensations Model project fosters the investment on commons-based telecommunication infrastructures and enables a fair return at both the social and economic levels. It allows the application of objective criteria for the network maintenance and improvement that make the management of this infrastructure as a common pool resource in an effective and efficient way.
Research and European Projects
The guifi·net Foundation takes part in several research and development projects in the telecommunications, networking, sustainable development and citizen participation areas. During the last years and currently we have partnered with leading institutions, at both the local and the European level.