Econet Zimbabwe launches weather data platform

Tuesday 15 October 2013 | 09:51 CET | News
Zimbabwe operator Econet has inked a partnership agreement with the Metrological Services Department to provide weather information to smallholder farmers. The MSD issues weather forecasts to the public, and Econet provides the data platform for distribution. The MSD's new weather station automatically records the parameters and transmits the data to MSD remote stations and its offices in Harare via SMS, the Herald reported. The data received at the MSD in Harare will be relayed to the Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development for policymaking. The new system for

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Econet
Countries: Zimbabwe
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