Alexander Blum

Alex Blum

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Name: Alexander Blum
Organization: Rugged Communications
Website: http://www.floatingdoctors.com
Title: Founder and CEO
Bio:
I lived with an indigenous tribe in Western Panama and without phone and internet service or electricity as a Peace Corps volunteer for two years. This experience showed me the impediments to progress posed by a lack of communications and inspired me to start designing methods for expanding networks to rural communities.

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We have developed a solar-powered telecommunications system and community center comprised of telecommunications technology, light, and computer stations that sustainably connects rural populations to health, economic, and educational opportunity via access to internet and phone service.

We have developed a solar-powered telecommunications system and community center comprised of telecommunications technology, light, and computer stations that sustainably connects rural populations to health, economic, and educational opportunity via access to internet and phone service.

We have developed a solar-powered telecommunications system and community center comprised of a cellular repeater, lighting, water catchment, and computer stations that sustainably connects rural populations to the health, economic, and educational opportunity developed society offers. For more information, see: http://vimeo.com/84150118

We have developed a solar-powered telecommunications system and community center comprised of a cellular repeater, light, water catchment, and computer stations that sustainably connects rural populations to the health, economic, and educational opportunity developed society offers.

We deliver a solar-powered system for phone and internet service in rural locations. In conjunction, we offer software to maximize the efficacy of this technology with microloans and emergency medical records for smart phones. As a result, aid organizations have a suite of effective tools for alleviating poverty and offering health, economic, and educational opportunity to regions they serve.

We deliver a solar-powered system for phone and internet service in rural locations. In conjunction, we offer software to maximize the efficacy of this technology with microloans and emergency medical records for smart phones. As a result, aid organizations have a suite of effective tools for alleviating poverty and offering health, economic, and educational opportunity to regions they serve.

We deliver a solar-powered system for phone and internet service in rural locations. In conjunction, we offer software to maximize the efficacy of this technology with microloans and emergency medical records for smart phones. As a result, aid organizations have a suite of effective tools for alleviating poverty and offering health, economic, and educational opportunity to regions they serve.

We deliver a solar-powered system for phone and internet service in rural locations. In conjunction, we offer software to maximize the efficacy of this technology with microloans and emergency medical records for smart phones. As a result, aid organizations have a suite of effective tools for alleviating poverty and offering health, economic, and educational opportunity to regions they serve.

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