FireChat Adopts ANT Wireless To Enhance Peer-To-Peer Smartphone Connections

Open Garden Inc. announced today that it is adopting ANT wireless technology, which will be available in the new release of its flagship mobile app, FireChat. FireChat is the first “off the grid” mobile app that enables people to communicate for free, even if they do not have access to the Internet, a cellular network, or a data plan.

Source: FireChat Adopts ANT Wireless To Enhance Peer-To-Peer Smartphone Connections

#ChennaiRains: With networks down, people turn to Firechat again – Yahoo News India

As Chennai battles with heavy rains and flooding, many people stuck in the city have turned to the Internet to post for help. While Facebook, Twitter, have emerged as popular platforms for people to post about their friends, family who are caught in the floods, others have pointed out that some who are stuck have no Internet access and can’t actually contact for help.

Source: #ChennaiRains: With networks down, people turn to Firechat again – Yahoo News India