News Update - Telecoms and ICT in Africa - Issue No 1075 on 13 May 2022

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Mesh++ wants to close the digital divide with its self-powered, wire-free mesh Wi-Fi products – trials and deployments in DRC, Seychelles and Somalia

13 May 2022

Organistions like Zenzeleni have pioneered the use of mesh Wi-F in remote villages in South Africa to deliver low-cost Wi-Fi. This week Russell Southwood spoke to Edelquinn Njambi, Technical Sales and Marketing, Mesh ++ about how its mesh device can deliver Wi-Fi is a number of different situations. Mesh++ came out of a University project looking at how to create self-powered Wi-Fi. After creating a number of prototypes, the company was registered and launched in Chicago. The device created is covered by two patents, one that aggregates bandwidth and a low-loss protocol. It claims that data loss between two nodes…