Vodafone’s Backpack Mobile Network Offers Help in Disasters

 Wednesday, February 26, 2014

 The Wall Street Journal

Vodafone Group said Monday its philanthropic division has created a mobile network in a backpack that can be deployed in 10 minutes, enabling aid workers to carry out their work in disaster zones. The Instant Network Mini, which can be taken as hand luggage on commercial flights, can provide up to five concurrent calls within a radius of about 330 feet and enable text messages to be sent to thousands of people.
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