DeFuTech is not yet another start-up company but was founded as a spin-off of the Fraunhofer Institute FOKUS in 2014. Its task is to convert WiBACK – the Wireless Backhaul technology of Fraunhofer FOKUS – into a product and to enhance and market it. WiBACK is the result several EU and national research projects.
On this basis, DeFuTech offers high-quality solutions for connecting rural regions to the Internet – at comparatively low cost.
In addition to the marketing of current products, DeFuTech participates in Research and Development (R&D) projects to further improve the performance of the networks. For example, future solutions will include satellite-based transmissions to further increase the data rate and the flexibility.
Dr. Osianoh Glenn Aliu is the CEO of DeFuTech.
As part of the Network Research Department at the Fraunhofer Institute, he was actively involved in the development of WiBACK technology and has several publications on the technology. He is also an expert in Mobile and Satellite communication systems.
Growing up in Nigeria, he understands the impact connectivity solutions can bring to people and communities. He is very passionate about providing Affordable Wireless Connectivity Solutions to the unconnected.