Communication Africa weekly digest - 10th - 14th 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 10th - 14th July 2017

KRCS: "Mobile cash reduces hunger and boosts local economies in Kenya"

The money is primarily transferred using the M-Pesa mobile phone-based money transfer service. Click to read the full story.

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket delivers commercial communications Intelsat 35e satellite

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket delivered Intelsat 35e, a commercial communications satellite, to a Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO). Click to read the full story.

Zambia to completely migrate towards digital broadcasting by 1 October 2017

With planning for accelerating digital migration across the country, the Zambian government announced a complete switchover to digital broadcasting from all analogue television services along the line of rail by 1 October 2017. Click to read the full story.

World Telecom Labs supports Algerian operator to roll out SMS services

World Telecom Labs has partnered with Icosnet, an operator in Algeria, to launch A2P (Application to Person) SMS service. Click to read the full story.

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