Commotion is an open-source communication tool that uses mobile phones, computers, and other wireless devices to create decentralized mesh networks.

This project focuses on hosting a workshop and deploying Commotion technology in an overseas location.

Addressed problems

  • Localized or nationwide communications shut down or throttling (Blackouts)
  • Repressive surveillance or monitoring of communication
  • Prohibitive cost to access the Internet


  • Training


  • Ethnic minorities
  • Activists
  • Advocacy groups/NGOs

Region(s) archive

  • Central Asia


  • India

Technology attributes

  • Application deployment
  • Networking
  • Wireless Communication