From Kenya, robust, mobile ‘brick’ provides internet access when the internet is down

From Kenya, robust, mobile ‘brick’ provides internet access when the internet is down

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While slimline routers and ultra-thin batteries may be suitable for urban environments where mains electricity and wifi hotspots are in abundance, it’s not the same in rural Africa. We recently covered the rough-and-ready eChaja kit, providing solar-powered device charging for remote areas, and now the BRCK aims to keep Africans connected even when the power turns off and the internet drops out.

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