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Israel launches satellite to boost internet connectivity in Africa

Israel is helping Africa connect to the rest of the world through a new satellite soaring into space.

It’s Spacecom successfully launched “Amos-17”, a state-of-art satellite on a mission to provide communication services to Africa, into orbit from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Tuesday night, according to a release copied to the Ghana News Agency.

It said Amos-17 blasted towards Africa at 1923 hrs ET aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 launch craft and is headed for the continent of Africa.

The release said once in orbit, Amos-17 would give Africans access to television, internet, phone, and other digital services with ease.

Source: GNA

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