Be-Bound app guarantees you are always connected to the internet (video)

30 Oct 2013155 Views

Be-Bound CEO and founder Albert Szulman

At the Dublin Web Summit we caught up with Albert Szulman, CEO and founder of Be-Bound, a San Francisco, California, start-up that keeps a smartphone user always connected to the internet, anywhere in the world, even without a data connection via 3G, 4G or Wi-Fi.

Instead Be-Bound uses the 2G network as the transport layer to exchange information between the web and the smartphone, using text messages (SMS). 

The Be-Bound app was launched to the Google Play store as an Android app today in Dublin.

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Szulman explained that the key to the app’s ability to enable users to keep surfing despite a drop in 3G, 4G or Wi-Fi coverage and to hop onto 2G signals is its compression technology.

 

John Kennedy is an award-winning technology journalist who served as editor of Siliconrepublic.com for 17 years.

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