Communications Africa weekly digest - 11th - 15th September

j cadmus Flickr for CAF 307(Image source: j cadmus/Flickr)Here is a brief overview of the week’s news on Communications Africa, from 11th - 15th September 2017

MuxLab enables flexible distribution of SDI up to 12G 

Two new solutions from MuxLab offer today’s integrators the opportunity to streamline AV distribution systems using SDI equipment. Click here to read the full story

Encoding and multiplexing solution from Rohde & Schwarz with premium transcoding for OTT live streaming at IBC 2017 

Rohde & Schwarz enhances its successful R&S AVHE100 encoding and multiplexing solution by adding premium-quality adaptive bit rate (ABR) encoding as well as packetising for all established formats for OTT live streaming. Click here to read the full story.  

Rwanda: Medical drone delivery system wins global award 

Medical drone delivery company Zipline's joint initiative with the government of Rwanda was, last week, awarded the 2017 Index Award, Body Category, in Copenhagen, Denmark. Click here to read the full story.  

V-Nova PERSEUS 2 enables product launches across the whole media delivery chain at IBC 2017 

V-Nova Ltd, a leading provider of video compression solutions, has announced that it will showcase solutions enabling the TV and media industry to harness the power of its new PERSEUS™ 2 codec at IBC 2017 (stand #11.B30u and on partner stands in halls 1, 2, 4, 5 and 14). Click here to read the full story

Anderson Zaks and Tola Mobile introduces new mobile payment solution 

Europe’s payment service provider Anderson Zaks has partnered with Tola Mobile to develop a new payment solution for customers with option to credit balance on their mobile phones. Click here to read the full story.  

Maxoptra and TomTom streamline mobile operations for South African telecom provider 

WIRUlink, one of South Africa’s fastest growing telecom providers, has turned to Maxoptra to improve its field service operations. Click here to read the full story.  

Global Developer Survey from CAST reveals what motivates today’s top tech talent 

CAST, a leader in software analysis and measurement, has announced the findings from its global developer survey, debunking common stereotypes about modern developers and their attitude towards code quality. Click here to read the full story.  

DNV GL introduces recommended practice to fight cyber threats in oil and gas 

DNV GL’s new DNVGL-RP-G108 cyber security aims to help the operators, system integrators and vendors to manage and prevent emerging cyber threat in the oil and gas industry, which is caused due to the increased digitalisation in the sector across the world. Click here to read the full story.  

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