Rural India is abuzz with telecom penetration and while telecom operators are targeting the BoP market, the relevant ecosystem for mobile is just not there.
And the most relevant piece to get rural india to talk, i.e. electricity.
IdeaForge, Mumbai based startup has launched Roto Charger, a ‘hand powered’ mobile charger that works by simply rotating a handle on the charger.
Roto Charger Features
- 1 min of rotating the handle gives about 3 min of talk time and about 30 min of stand-by time.
- Multi-brand charger with small adaptor tips in convenient plug-in pad for storage.
- Charge even while talking by the single hand Roll-on mode.
Users can charge the mobile phone either by rotating the handle or by rolling the device on any surface.
What’s the cost? Rs. 350.