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TOKYO & OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Tuesday, October 16th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

    Sprint Stockholders to Receive Total Consideration of $12.1 Billion in Cash and 30% Ownership in Newly Capitalized Sprint
    Transaction Provides Sprint with $8.0 Billion of New Capital
    Sprint to Leverage SoftBank’s Experience in Deployment of LTE as Sprint’s Nationwide Rollout of 4G LTE Continues
    Significant Investment in the United States by One of the World’s Most Successful and Innovative Companies

Sprint will host an investor conference call to discuss the transaction at 8 a.m. ET today. Participants may dial 800-938-1120 in the U.S. or Canada (706-634-7849 internationally) and provide the following ID: 44906693 or may listen via the Internet at www.sprint.com/investors

TOKYO & OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SOFTBANK CORP. ("SoftBank”) (TSE: 9984) and Sprint Nextel Corporation ("Sprint”) (NYSE: ... Read more »
Views: 158 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 10.16.2012

Indah Kiat Tangerang (IKT) Mill Receives ‘Advanced’ Rating in Independent Assessment

BusinessWire/ME-Newswire - Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) has received an Advanced level rating in SGS’s independent assessment for ISO 26000 social responsibility standards, making it the first in its sector in Asia-Pacific to receive this recognition from leading independent global industry auditor Société Générale de Surveillance (SGS).

ISO 26000 is a set of globally recognized best-practice guidelines on organisational governance, labor practices, the environment, fair operating practices, consumer issues, community involvement and development. IKT achieved a level four verification, out of a possible five, giving it an Advanced status. The assessment is based on the SGS Performance Standard on ISO 26000.

"The objective of the SGS Performance ISO 26000 method is to identify how organizations can improve their performance in various areas of social ... Read more »
Views: 134 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 10.16.2012

Three New Concepts -- Herb n’ Kitchen, Made Market and Brickstones Grill -- To Debut in 2013

ME Newswire / Business Wire

MCLEAN, Va. - Tuesday, October 16th 2012

Casual dining is on the rise. According to a recent Mintel survey, sales at quick service restaurants have increased to nearly $30 billion in the past five years. This trend is being echoed throughout our hotels as guests spend less time in fine dining restaurants, opting for quick and convenient items instead. In response, Hilton Worldwide has reinvented the dining model at Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton and Embassy Suites brands and is introducing three new casual concepts -- Herb n’ Kitchen, Made Market and Brickstones Grill – to debut in the U.S. in early 2013.

"We surveyed 22,000 guests, owners and operators and we learned that the way people eat at home is translating into the way they eat on the road,” said Beth Scott, vice president of food and beverage concepts, Hilton Wo ... Read more »
Views: 146 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 10.16.2012

BUSINESS WIRE / ME NewsWire - GEORGETOWN, Cayman Islands - Tuesday, October 16th 2012

Following its global expansion plans, Investors Trust Assurance SPC ("ITA”) is thrilled to announce the recent opening of its branch office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, at the renowned Petronas KLCC. The Grand Opening celebration took place last Wednesday, October 10th and was a very successful event, with the presence of the company's directors and officers, local press & media, business partners and distributors.

Malaysia is a politically stable country and has a highly educated, multi-lingual and cultural workforce, which contributes to its business friendly environment. ITA is in a position to deliver a significant positive impact to the insurance market in this region, which is known to have excellent prospects, thanks to their savings mentality and considerable medium to high income. ITA can leverage its global experience into Malaysia, while continuing with its core values by pr ... Read more »
Views: 130 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 10.16.2012

BUSINESS WIRE / ME NewsWire - GEORGETOWN, Cayman Islands - Tuesday, October 16th 2012

Following its global expansion plans, Investors Trust Assurance SPC ("ITA”) is thrilled to announce the recent opening of its branch office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, at the renowned Petronas KLCC. The Grand Opening celebration took place last Wednesday, October 10th and was a very successful event, with the presence of the company's directors and officers, local press & media, business partners and distributors.

Malaysia is a politically stable country and has a highly educated, multi-lingual and cultural workforce, which contributes to its business friendly environment. ITA is in a position to deliver a significant positive impact to the insurance market in this region, which is known to have excellent prospects, thanks to their savings mentality and considerable medium to high income. ITA can leverage its global experience into Malaysia, while continuing with its core values by pr ... Read more »
Views: 126 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 10.16.2012

BUSINESS WIRE / ME NewsWire SHENZHEN, China - Monday, October 15th 2012

ZTE Corporation ("ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices, today announced it has won China Mobile’s TD-LTE contract. According to the contract, ZTE will construct China Mobile’s TD-LTE networks in five Chinese cities, namely Beijing, Tianjin, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Shenyang, with more than 13,000 carrier frequencies.

In China Mobile’s earlier TD-LTE project in Hong Kong, ZTE was assigned 50% of the construction work. ZTE has become the largest LTE device supplier for all such projects initiated by China Mobile.

China Mobile launched the TD-LTE bidding in August 2012. The tender included contracts for some 20,000 base stations and 52,000 carrier sectors, and the TD-LTE devices purchased by China Mobile will be deployed in an expanded trial TD-LTE network in 13 C ... Read more »
Views: 121 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 10.16.2012

BUSINESS WIRE/ ME Newswire

Eppendorf is proud to announce the release of the next generation New Brunswick CelliGen® BLU cabinet and the much anticipated 50L CelliGen® BLU single-use vessel. The New Brunswick CelliGen® BLU system combines the trusted performance of traditional bioprocess control with all the benefits of single-use technology. Featuring interchangeable pitched-blade, single-use vessels in 5, 14 and 50 L capacities, along with the first single-use vessel to feature New Brunswick’s proprietary packed-bed impeller, the CelliGen® BLU portfolio boasts the widest range of rigid-walled, stirred-tank, single-use vessels on the market today. The next generation cabinet has taken the term flexibility to new heights. Interchangeable gas flow options, traditional and optical pH probe technology, and an integrated scale interface are just a few of the features that allow the New Brunswick CelliGen® BLU to meet today’s vast range of process needs, making it ... Read more »
Views: 108 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 10.16.2012