Cicada

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

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, and 4G capability.

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Why Okra needed Cicada

Why we funded Cicada