Happy Holidays From Angaza

As 2020 draws to a close, we at Angaza have taken the opportunity to reflect on a year that has largely been defined by the unprecedented effects of a global pandemic.  This holiday season, the Angaza team wishes to extend our heartfelt appreciation to the last-mile distribution and off-grid communities for their commitment to overcoming […]

Nexus Channel Core: The Next Generation of Off-Grid IoT

We are excited to announce the release of Nexus Channel Core, an open and interoperable technology for communication between off-grid energy devices. Modern off-grid appliances incorporate an ever-growing set of features that rely on digital communication. Pay-as-you-go (PAYG) enforcement via cloud platforms like Angaza was one of the first applications of digital off-grid appliances, and […]

How Off-Grid Smart Devices Strengthen Last-Mile Distribution

A vital component of implementing a pay-as-you-go distribution business model is after-sales care. However, this model can present a distinct set of challenges. Because it includes an extended distributor-client relationship beyond the initial sale, distributors need to respond to client needs, deploy personnel to collect payments, and troubleshoot device issues.  A lack of data to […]

Building a Values-Driven Data Practice

Like any SaaS business, Angaza manages a tremendous quantity of data for our customers. This data represents both a strategic asset and a strategic liability: while it allows us to offer valuable business insights to our customers and take an evidence-based approach to improving our own product, accidental release of sensitive information could negatively impact our customers’ businesses and low quality insights and predictive analytics could lead to poor business decisions and degraded trust.

Why Bulk SMS is a Necessity for Pay-As-You-Go Distributors

Pay-as-you-go (PAYG) financing greatly increases access to life-changing products for consumers while providing product distributors with lower financial risks as they scale in emerging markets. The nature of pay-as-you-go loans extend and deepen the relationship between buyer and seller, turning what could be a one-time purchase into a months and even years-long financial and service […]

Leveraging Device Data with IoT by Angaza

At Angaza, we’re excited about the extra value we provide our customers and their clients by leveraging the power of data. One particular area of focus for our product and data science teams is delivering more valuable insights from smart device data. Devices that contain embedded sensors regularly sampling system parameters and transmitting information for […]