Communication Africa weekly digest - 24th - 28th July

j cadmus Flickr for CAF 307(Image source: j_cadmus/Flickr)Here is a brief overview of the week’s news on Communication Africa, from 24th - 28th July 2017

EES Live: IoT can make a major impact on Africa 

“The Internet of Things (IoT), which bridges the digital and physical world, is already making its mark in Africa as smart connected devices are being deployed and the use of connected hardware emerges.  However, it has the potential to make a far more significant impact on the region, as long as circumstances specific to the continent are taken into consideration.” Click here to read the full story.

A new frequency for Tunisian channels 

Arabsat has announced a new frequency on its satellite BADR-4 for the Tunisia Nat1, Tunisia Nat2, Hannibal TV and Al Janoubia TV to join Attasia TV and M Tunisia TV on Tunisian Channels Bouquet from ONT Arabsat BADR-4 News frequency 12,643 MHz, while Arabsat viewers are informed about the change via Arabsat’s linear and non-linear media distribution network. Click here to read the full story.

Sapiens to leverage Microsoft’s two new data centres for its cloud-based Services in South Africa 

Sapiens’ partnership with Microsoft Azure, robust presence in South Africa, and innovative technology will enable local insurers to benefit from end-to-end, cloud-based solutions. Click here to read the full story

Zambian Chevening Scholars donates computers to charity 

The UK's Acting High Commissioner Andrew Hamilton has commended the Zambian Chevening Alumni for donating eight computers and a financial donation to a charity in Lusaka, Zambia. Click here to read the full story

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