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Number of 4G Operators Worldwide Surpasses 350; 4G Forecast to Account For More Than 30 Per Cent of Mobile Connections Globally by 2020

LONDON - Thursday, February 19th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- According to new data from GSMA Intelligence, 4G-LTE networks will cover more than a third of the global population by year-end as 4G deployments continue to accelerate across the world. The new data released today calculates that 4G coverage will be available to 35 per cent of the global population by the end of 2015, up from 27 per cent at the end of last year.

The first commercial 4G networks were launched in December 2009; by the end of January 2015, the number of live 4G operators globally stood at 352. The number of 4G connections is also growing rapidly, more than doubling from 200 million at the end of 2013 to almost half a billion (490 million) at the end of last year. Seven per cent of all global mobile connections1 were running on 4G networks at ... Read more »

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African nation shakes up Malaysian website industry with free domains

BAMAKO, Mali - Wednesday, February 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) - Mali, one of the largest countries in West Africa, has introduced the .ML domain name registry today in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, as a new Malaysian domain extension. AGETIC, the governmental agency responsible for Mali's public infrastructure, is using new technologies to offer domain name registrations to all individuals and businesses in Malaysia at no cost.

"We have introduced a new .ML domain platform to internet users in Mali two years ago. With the introduction of free internet domain names and a modern platform, we instantly became the fastest growing country code top level domain in Africa.", says Mr. Moussa Dolo, the Managing Director of AGETIC. "Over the last year we have seen a large increase of registrations from Malaysian users. We did our research and found out that the ML extension ... Read more »

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Pledging Unrelenting Commitment to keeping Pace with Developments and to Curtailing the Scourge with all Available Resources

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, February 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior, officially inaugurated the Regional Conference on New Synthetic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances on Tuesday. The two-day conference is organized by the Ministry of Interior in collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Abu Dhabi and is held at the Abu Dhabi Hilton Hotel. A cohort of specialists, academics and experts in combating drugs from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and other Arab countries are taking part in the conference, in addition to UN representatives.

The inauguration ceremony was attended by Dr. Amin Hussain Al Amiri, Assistant Undersecretary for Medical Practices and Licensing; Judge Dr. Hatem Aly, UNODC's representative ... Read more »

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Severe injuries declined by 34 percent

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, February 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Newly released figures from the Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police showed a significant improvement in the levels of traffic safety in Abu Dhabi in 2014 compared to last year. The number of traffic accident fatalities declined by 8%, from 289 in 2013 to 267 in 2014 and severe injuries decreased by 34%, from 366 2013 to 240 in 2014.The rate of fatalities has improved per 10,000 vehicles by 15%. Traffic accidents decreased overall by 10%, from 2071 to 1861, despite the number of registered vehicles and drivers increasing by 9% over the period.

Brigadier Eng. Hussein Ahmed Al Harithi, Director of Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police, attributed the improvement in traffic safety levels to the directorate’s efforts in implementing the long-term strategic plan that includes 6 key pillars, known as 6E+I. The five-y ... Read more »

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