Hi! I'm Jared , This is my project, This is a Billing System, We are BANG, Improving quality of life, Through ICT research


" BANG (Bridging Application and Network Gaps) We conduct ICT research with and for marginalised communities to improve quality of life, publish our work and graduate students. We do this because we care. "

Zenzeleni : community-based
solar-powered rural ISP
Jared Christians

Bsc Computer Science, Honours Student. UWC.

Bill Tucker

Associate Professor. Honours project supervisor.


This project involves design, development, unit and integration testing, as well as user-centered usability testing of a billing service for a community run wireless mesh-network. A homegrown prepaid billing system is currently used for VOIP. The integrated billing service will add additional functionality in order to bill diferent user types, for data usage, VOIP and charging phones at solar charging stations.

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