Educational radio service launches in Cairo’s underground stations

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We have covered some interesting broadcast innovations such as this Californian drought-themed radio station that encourages listeners to take short showers, and these sidewalk listening posts that broadcast album previews. Now, in Cairo’s undergrounds stations, Kemet Radio is broadcasting short, educational radio programmes for travellers to listen to while they wait at the platform. Kemet is a hieroglyphic word meaning the black land, referring to the Nile soil. The service began to hit the airwaves three months ago. It’s mission statement according to Ahmad Meshal, the executive officer of the radio service, is to use the metro public address system…

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