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Connecting phones without cell service
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Re   goTenna Mesh

Saw these devices online, any one have any info ? List states up to 4 miles directly, more with relays to other devices without cell service... uses phone as sms tranmitter.
Might be a good combo with phones if things are down/out

https://gotenna.com/
( amazon has them for 165 a pair )


highlights;
  • SMART DEVICE: goTenna Mesh pairs to your phone and enables it to privately relay texts and GPS locations between other goTenna devices, up to 4 miles in range.
  • INDEPENDENT & FREE: You don’t need phone service, routers, towers or satellites to use goTenna. Power your own network, whenever and wherever you need it. Secure encryption- No central data-store so your private chats are end-to-end encrypted.
  • CHAT, TEXT & GPS: Our super-smart mesh protocol powers private 1-to-1, group chats or public emergency broadcasts to all nearby users. Plus, the free goTenna app includes detailed offline maps for any region in the world.
  • THE PERFECT OFF-GRID TOOL: goTenna Mesh is great for hiking in areas where cell service is unreliable, avoiding costly data plans while traveling internationally, and staying connected in emergency situations when cell service is down.
  • ANDROID & IOS READY: Compatible with iOS or Android devices. Sold in pairs. Charging cables included.
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