A community in a remote mountainous area of Greece has created its own access to the internet via a wireless mesh network. As well as serving the local people, free wi-fi is available for visitors. This is a truly autonomous network. When something goes wrong, people work together to fix it. It’s helping to bring together a widely dispersed people.
More info on shareable’s page: http://www.shareable.net/blog/sarantaporo-residents-create-commons-in-rural-greece-through-a-diy-wireless-mesh-network
Archived as a pdf: Sarantaporo Residents Create Commons in Rural Greece Through a DIY Wireless Mesh Network