Cicada

Drop in IoT Communications Module
Includes 2G, 3G, 4G, WiFi

Created by Okra

Many Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG/PAYGO) systems are based on 2G/GPRS communications. But as 2G towers get replaced by 3G and 4G infrastructure, energy access organizations around the world will need to update their hardware. Okra's communications solution, Cicada, is an open source module with 2G, 3G, 4G, and WiFi capability.

Hardware - Cicada Wifi

Ready-to-use PCBA board

Cicada WiFi Open Source Design and Implementation

Bringing WiFi to zero connectivity communities

GSM Hardware

Firmware

Interview with Okra's CTO, Damian Velig