0
Wireless

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

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Econet
Countries: Zimbabwe
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Econet launches new mobile message service for farmers

Published 25 Jun 2015 12:51 CET | Zimbabwe
Zimbabwean operator Econet Wireless has launched Dial-a-Mudhumuni, an extension of EcoFarmer, the short messaging service ...

Metrological to showcase new TV app products at IBC

Published 28 Aug 2014 14:11 CET | Netherlands
Dutch cloud-based software provider Metrological is to introduce three products and a new TV app store feature at the IBC trade ...