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Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by dridowu: 7:25pm On Jul 29, 2016
A Namibian schoolboy in the country’s Ohagwena Region has come up with a sim-less mobile phone that does not require airtime to make calls.

The Grade 12 learner, Simon Petrus, a pupil at Abraham Iyambo Senior Secondary School created the phone using spares from a phone and television set, New Era reports.

Complete with a light bulb, fan and charger socket, the handset functions off power supplied through a radiator and is able to make calls to anywhere through the use of radio frequencies.

The invention, which is made up of a radio system, is attached to a box and also allows the user to view one TV channel on it.

Petrus is reported to have won a gold medal at national level last year for his invention of a two-in-one machine that that works as both a seed drier and cooler.

His invention of two years has been highly sponsored by his unemployed parents, the schoolboy admitted and he hopes the invention would be successful and be able to be carried further.

The development marks the latest in a series of innovative projects by students within the southern African nation.

Joshua Nghaamwa, a self-taught inventor, is reported to have created a satellite using parts from radios, cellphones and other electronics, The Namibian reports.

The satellite, believed to strengthen internet connectivity, is small enough to fit in a laptop bag and has a USB port that allows it to be connected to a modem, router or cellphone, increasing internet speed and allows for a better online experience.

Nghaamwa says he wants to introduce the device throughout the African market, so as to boost ICT on the continent.

http://cctv-africa.com/2016/07/29/schoolboy-in-namibia-invents-phone-that-doesnt-use-airtime/

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Re: Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by srrrr(m): 7:55pm On Jul 29, 2016
Where is the phone na

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Re: Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by Nobody: 7:59pm On Jul 29, 2016
What he created is a walkie talkie, and it's mostly used in the military/paramilitary. He can't commercialize it, infact he can only use it within his domain.

there are stringent laws binding radio frequency allocation/usage, due to interference issues. He will need a license to operate it in a public domain.

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Re: Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by eunisam: 6:17am On Jul 30, 2016
picture or......

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Re: Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by Tintinnoty(m): 7:14am On Jul 30, 2016
Op pishure plssss
Re: Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by guyXander(m): 7:16am On Jul 30, 2016
Hmm
Re: Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by Marrzy: 7:57am On Jul 30, 2016
and one dic-khead will buy it off for $1million and lock it up in a lab for future generations.

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Re: Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by veekid(m): 8:02am On Jul 30, 2016
When is the phone coming to naija

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Re: Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by WomanWrappa(m): 10:03am On Jul 30, 2016
cry
Re: Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by Nobody: 10:03am On Jul 30, 2016
veekid:
When is the phone coming to naija


Bro, stop dreaming. It's a walkie-talkie and it's mostly used by law enforcement agencies such as in the military and police and some other special organizations that has been authorized to use it.

It has a relatively short range of communication and limited channels.

You can't just make use of the radio spectrum anyhow without obtaining a license unless you will restrict/limit it's usage to a confined area and not a public domain.

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Re: Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by annnikky(f): 10:09am On Jul 30, 2016
WomanWrappa:
cry
Y r u crying na undecided
Re: Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by WomanWrappa(m): 10:10am On Jul 30, 2016
annnikky:

Y r u crying na undecided
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Re: Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by Pylony: 10:30am On Jul 30, 2016
Smells like the so call phone will be so bulky as a room, like a first generation computer...

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Re: Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by richidinho(m): 10:39am On Jul 30, 2016
Story

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Re: Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by babyfaceafrica: 10:39am On Jul 30, 2016
Nice
Re: Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by lonelydora: 10:39am On Jul 30, 2016
The boy invented a walkie talkie and not a phone. Walkie talkie is what we call a ONE-WAY communication gadget. Two people cannot speak at the same time, one must speak and wait for the other to speak.....reason the communication goes thus:

Me: come-in Lalasticlala, Over
Lala: Yea bros, Over
Me: snake topic no dey 2day? Over
Lala: I never see anyone ooooo, Over
Etc....

He needs licence to operate a telephone communication.

All the same, congratulations to the small boy.

"A journey of a thousand miles starts with a step"

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Re: Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by myatl101: 10:40am On Jul 30, 2016
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A GENIUS![b]
Re: Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by mekanaky: 10:41am On Jul 30, 2016
white man will frustrate dis plan

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Re: Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by shamecurls(m): 10:42am On Jul 30, 2016
The problem now is on how to get a Visa to Namibia

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Re: Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by UlqU3(m): 10:43am On Jul 30, 2016
The hate here tho...

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Re: Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by wordproof: 10:43am On Jul 30, 2016
Where is d boy or the phone?..
Re: Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by wizkidblogger(f): 10:43am On Jul 30, 2016
Hmmm....nice
Re: Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by hspda: 10:44am On Jul 30, 2016
Woow....He needs to be encouraged...

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Re: Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by bright007(f): 10:45am On Jul 30, 2016
k

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Re: Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by saintneo(m): 10:45am On Jul 30, 2016
TheModsAreMad:
What he created is a walkie talkie, He can't commercialize it, infact he can only use it within his domain.

there are stringent laws binding radio frequency allocation/usage, due to interference issues. He will need a license to operate.

that's how Mark Zuckerberg started.

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Re: Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by FakeNEWSevryday: 10:45am On Jul 30, 2016
Lai Mohammed grin
Re: Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by kazzonline: 10:45am On Jul 30, 2016
I encourage and appreciate the young kid creative spirit and intelligence but that tech is actually nothing new at all, its a walkie talkie and if the fone can connect oda fones den thuraya sef don do dat kin tin tey tey but still lets encourage the kid he has a bright future

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Re: Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by qualityovenbake(m): 10:46am On Jul 30, 2016
hmm
Re: Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by tosyne2much(m): 10:46am On Jul 30, 2016
If MTN catch the guy, they will definitely relegate him to six feet cheesy
Re: Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by wisolf(m): 10:46am On Jul 30, 2016
To those saying it's just a walkie talkie,it's a big useless machine,at least that secondary school boy has invented something,at that level most of you were writing love letters..imagine what he will invent in 5 years time if encouraged.

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Re: Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by trentslawson(m): 10:47am On Jul 30, 2016
CIA go begin find the boy Now
Re: Simon Petrus Invents Simless Phone That Doesn’t Use Airtime In Namibia by shamecurls(m): 10:47am On Jul 30, 2016
TheModsAreMad:
What he created is a walkie talkie, He can't commercialize it, infact he can only use it within his domain.

there are stringent laws binding radio frequency allocation/usage, due to interference issues. He will need a license to operate.




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