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Beatrice Farmers Association Cricket Tournament

On Saturday 11 May, Beatrice Farmers Association hosted a cricket tournament at the Beatrice Sports Club. Utande was the official connectivity partner of the event. Utande provided a VSAT connection which had speeds of up to 25Mbps to over 150 attendees.  Other teams which participated in the event hailed from Hwedza, Chinhoyi, and Chegutu. However, the Beatrice Bush Pigs successfully defended their turf and won the tournament.

VSAT is a way of providing better connectivity to the internet or for private satellite communications networks in areas where there are unreliable communication networks. For the agricultural sector in Zimbabwe, VSAT plays a critical role in that it helps ease communication and enable smart farming based through IoT technologies. With the advancement of agritech, opportunities will open up in robotics, use of drones and AI to enhance and optimize food production. All this is enabled by fast and reliable connectivity, which can be provided by Utande VSAT.

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Young Farmers Federation Dinner


Utande were proud sponsors of the Young Farmers Federation dinner which was held on the 9th of May at Jam Tree. Young Farmers Federation is a group made up of passionate young farmers who believe in collaborative, collective efforts towards high yield agricultural systems. Notable guests at the event included commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces Cde. Philip Valerio Sibanda, who emphasized the importance of agriculture in rebuilding Zimbabwe.