The BRCK is a rugged, self-powered, mobile WiFi device that provides internet connectivity in areas of the world with poor infrastructure. With a data enabled SIM card, existing wifi or ethernet cord or with the BRCK vMNO, the BRCK provides a shareable wifi signal for up to 20 devices. BRCK can operate in over 140 countries. The BRCK includes a GSM antenna port for long range signal receiving, internal memory storage and a built in battery with an eight (8) hour life so that internet remains even when power does not.

Product description Brand name and product description

The BRCK is a software infused device. The BRCK includes a cloud-based system, called Moja that syncs your BRCK with current data from cellular providers in your country. This backend provides a dashboard of metrics to monitor your connectivity and devices over time, and a way to install new services like VPN, Dropbox or any other app that a user might create.

BRCK is based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

BRCK is based in Kenya, but has an international reach. Specific regions of the world where the BRCK has been distributed were not shared by BRCK.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

BRCK was the sole distributor.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

$250 USD

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Conventional internet and content delivery providers are direct competitors. Some examples are OuternetInternet-in-a-box, etc.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 16: Specifically “access to information” is the most applicable goal, however availability of information can promote all of the SDGs.

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Businesses, schools, government, corporations, non-profits, etc.

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