The Vodafone Foundation has unveiled a portable mobile network contained in an 11 kg (24.3 lb) backpack
The Instant Network Mini provides a secure 2G GSM network with a radius of 100 m (328 ft)
The Instant Network Mini can be set up in 10 minutes without the need to technical knowledge
Mobile phone networks are a key means of communication when humanitarian efforts need to be coordinated at times of disaster. If infrastructure has been damaged, however, using the existing mobile networks may not be an option. The Vodafone Foundation's Instant Network Mini is a highly portable mobile network in a backpack that can be deployed in just 10 minutes.
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