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goTenna Mesh Named by Amazon as Best Selling Device on Prime Day 2018

On Amazon’s biggest Prime Day event yet, goTenna achieved record-breaking sales and was the most popular product in the handheld GPS category


goTenna, the mesh networking company at the forefront of decentralized communications technology, today announces that goTenna Mesh was the No. 1 selling handheld GPS device on Amazon Prime Day 2018. Due to incredibly high demand, goTenna Mesh, the first 100% off-grid, mobile, long-range consumer-ready mesh network device, sold out on Amazon mere hours after Prime Day began on July 16.

As demand for off-grid and outdoor products surges, goTenna is announcing a new retail partnership with national sports, outdoor and recreation lifestyle retailer: Academy Sports + Outdoors. The partnership will see goTenna Mesh sold in 150 Academy Sports + Outdoors stores spread across 16 states in the U.S. South, Southeast and Midwest — regions where goTenna enjoys a loyal following. Visitors bureaus know these regions as top destinations to wander and explore; covering these areas in a mesh network will broaden access to reliable GPS and communications technology for adventurers.  

goTenna’s Amazon Prime Day success and new retail partnership demonstrate the company’s sustained growth in 2018. In the U.S. and abroad, over 100,000 people have purchased goTenna Mesh and now rely on the product for everyday communications. On goTenna’s online user community, #imeshyou, thousands of loyal goTenna users share their unique goTenna experiences every day, showing how goTenna’s mesh networking technology is being used and enjoyed in creative ways by people throughout the world. 

“After seeing goTenna Mesh’s overwhelming success on Amazon Prime Day -- one of the most anticipated consumer events of the year -- we expect the upcoming holiday season to break even more records,” said Daniela Perdomo, co-founder and CEO of goTenna. “goTenna Mesh’s popularity is surging throughout the world, and the numbers prove it. All of this comes at a time when digital resiliency has never been more important.”

This year’s Prime Day was the biggest in Amazon’s history, seeing more than 100 million products purchased across 17 countries. As the best-selling device in the Handheld GPS Devices category, goTenna Mesh has become the clear leader in consumer mesh networking technology and will continue to break sales records in the upcoming holiday season. 

To learn more about goTenna, visit  

About goTenna
Based in Brooklyn, goTenna creates modular mobile ad-hoc networking protocols and devices that are easy-to-use, low-cost and developer-friendly. goTenna was co-founded by siblings Daniela and Jorge Perdomo, whose shared experiences of losing service at a critical time sparked their vision to build an alternative, self-reliant communications network compatible with smartphones. The company is backed by notable investors like Union Square Ventures, Walden Venture Capital, MentorTech Ventures, BBG Ventures (a subsidiary of Verizon), and Bloomberg Beta. Its retail partners include REI, Cabela’s and Academy Sports + Outdoors. For more information, visit


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