See Pic Of The Phone Invented By A Pupil In Namibia Which Doesn't Use Airtime


A Grade 12 learner in Namibia’s
Ohagwena Region has invented a sim-
less mobile phone that allows users to
make free calls and watch one TV
Simon Petrus, a pupil at Abraham Iyambo Senior Secondary School,
created the phone using spares from a
phone and television set.
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. He is also able to watch NBC1 TV on
his box.
No stranger to the world of creation,
Petrus is reported to have won a gold
medal at national level last year for his
invention of a two-in-one machine that works as both a seed drier and
The shy learner has admitted to
working on his invention for two
years through money provided by his
unemployed parents. Petrus claims that he invented the
phone in the hopes that it would be
successful and be able to be carried