Hitch

Flexfinity

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.

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)

Global.

Distributors/implementing organizations

This product will perform pilots during 2017.

Market suggested retail price

This is a prototype. For further enquires contact manufacturer.

Competitive landscape
SDG targeted

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

Target user(s)

Internet and broadband underserved areas and communities.

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