This Local Start-Up Could Collapse SA’s Mobile Industry
Remember when we used to pass notes in class, starting with the person closest to you until it landed on the desk belonging to your intended recipient, all thanks to a little community effort?
Well, that’s kind of what mesh technology is like, using dozens – if not hundreds – of nodes to communicate with each other to share a network across a large area.
Nodes include anything that has connectivity capabilities, from your WiFi routers to mobile phones and many other smart devices.
Once connected, each node spreads connectivity a little further than the last.
Now local network BlockMesh is taking it one step further in an effort to build a global community. Once their goal has been achieved, users will be able to communicate for free, skipping typical cellular and ISP “toll roads” – or costs.
But how does it work? Click here to read the full article.