The telecommunications network
An infrastructure in Common Good format
The main project of the guifi· net Foundation is the construction of a joint telecommunication infrastructure, the open, free and neutral network. The guifi· net network is a Common Good, a set of resources that forms the communal telecommunications network, a shared network and for the benefit of all people.
guifi· net is a telecommunications infrastructure of general interest, open to all persons who want to be users and to all telecommunications operators under equal conditions.
A network for the defense of the Human Right to Access the Internet as a basic tool for social action and inclusion that promotes social, solidarity and collaborative economy, and develops the information and communication society.
The guifi· net network is ...
Open, the knowledge about the network and its access is public and available to interested people to promote its maintenance and growth, avoiding technological and operational dependecies on the infrastructure.
Free, it provides people with opportunities to make effective the right of access to the Internet, recognized as a Human Right by the UN allowing all people to participate, without discrimination.
Neutral, the network infrastructure is neutral in relation to the content and services that can be offered over the network.
Collective, different people participate in the network, managing and operating it as a Common Good. Installers, maintainers, service operators, private individuals, etc who accredit their relationship through agreements with the Foundation.