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 Annual US$4 million prize rewards individuals, organisations and schools making a positive impact in the fields of renewable energy and sustainability

Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates - Sunday, February 2nd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Submissions and nominations for the 2015 Zayed Future Energy Prize opened today. The Prize, an annual US$4 million award, recognises individuals, organisations and schools who have made significant strides to advance the fields of renewable energy and sustainability

Submissions will open globally across five categories: Large Corporation, Small and Medium Enterprise (SME), Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Lifetime Achievement and Global High Schools. In the Lifetime Achievement category, nominations will also be accepted.

Submissions and nominations are accepted online at: www.ZayedFutureEnergyPrize.com.

"Throughout history, prizes have proven to be a mechanism to encourage innovation,” said His Excellency Dr. Sultan Ah ... Read more »
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ME NewsWire/ Business Wire

COLOMBES, France - Thursday, January 30th 2014

Oberthur Technologies, a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space, today announced that Myanmar Mobile Money Co Ltd, together with its consulting partner company Mobilemate Telecommunication P/L, has successfully launched Mobile Money services nationally in The Republic of Union of Myanmar, relying on its solution.

This first national mobile money service, offered in both English and Myanmar, is based on OT’s MoreMagic m:Wallet. It notably includes person-to-person transfer, agent-assisted cash-in/-out, air time top-up, salary disbursements, and merchant payments.

Started in major cities at the end of 2013, the service will progressively extend to all localities in Myanmar. By end of 2014, there will be over 6000 agents, with expected double-digit growth over the next 5 years. The services will eventually serve more than 80% of the population, giving them acce ... Read more »
Views: 95 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.02.2014

ME Newswire / Business Wire

LUXEMBOURG & PARIS - Thursday, January 30th 2014

SES (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) and Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Paris:ETL) announced today that the two companies have concluded a series of agreements including a comprehensive settlement of legal proceedings concerning the right to operate at the 28.5 degrees East orbital position and containing long-term commercial as well as frequency coordination elements.

The first agreement ends the arbitral procedure between Eutelsat and SES that was initiated in October 2012 under the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Paris. The dispute concerned a right of use of 500 MHz spectrum at the 28.5 degrees East orbital position. Eutelsat ceased to operate this spectrum on 3 October 2013 and SES has operated this spectrum since that date. The dispute over this right of use has now been resolved, with SES continuing to operate its satellites at this location, and Eutelsat ind ... Read more »
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Launch of new maritime-specific terminal signals increased focus on providing robust and affordable maritime communications

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, January 30th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Thuraya Telecommunications, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator, has launched its first dedicated maritime broadband terminal as it strengthens its focus on this growing segment.

Thuraya Orion IP is a maritime-specific broadband terminal manufactured by Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions. Capable of data transfer at rates up to 444kbps, Thuraya Orion IP leverages the Company’s highly reliable and uncongested network, with Maritime Broadband pricing packages to provide the best value for connectivity available to users in the shipping sector.

Randy Roberts, Vice President of Innovation at Thuraya said, "At a time when the other players are either increasing prices or expecting their customers to upg ... Read more »
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ME NewsWire/ Business Wire

COLOMBES, France - Thursday, January 30th 2014

Oberthur Technologies, a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space, today announced that Myanmar Mobile Money Co Ltd, together with its consulting partner company Mobilemate Telecommunication P/L, has successfully launched Mobile Money services nationally in The Republic of Union of Myanmar, relying on its solution.

This first national mobile money service, offered in both English and Myanmar, is based on OT’s MoreMagic m:Wallet. It notably includes person-to-person transfer, agent-assisted cash-in/-out, air time top-up, salary disbursements, and merchant payments.

Started in major cities at the end of 2013, the service will progressively extend to all localities in Myanmar. By end of 2014, there will be over 6000 agents, with expected double-digit growth over the next 5 years. The services will eventually serve more than 80% of the population, giving them acce ... Read more »
Views: 72 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.02.2014