Mesh Network Alerts from IBM and The Weather Company offer weather notifications without Internet or cell connections

In many areas around the world, networks are congested, connectivity is limited, and data growth is outpacing bandwidth. When severe weather happens, millions of lives are at risk. To help build a safer planet, IBM and The Weather Company introduce Mesh Network Alerts, the world’s first platform to deliver weather alerts, even without Internet. Particularly crucial in emerging markets, Mesh Network Alerts is coming first to select countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America within The Weather Channel App for Android.