Hitch

Flexfinity

Product description Brand name and product description

Hitch is a smart wireless router that automatically creates and interconnects community WiFi hotspots that pre-downloads (cach) relevant online content once, so many users can access the same information quickly without an Internet connection. In this way, it creates a content delivery network and broadband services in underserved areas. It forms WiFi Data Hubs through various Hitch routers enabling users to access Internet content, without needing individual ISP connections.

The routers have integrated capacity to connect to solar energy panels and batteries for energy autonomy.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

Global.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

This product will perform pilots during 2017.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

This is a prototype. For further enquires contact manufacturer.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.
SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Internet and broadband underserved areas and communities.

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