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LONDON & BARCELONA - Wednesday, February 24th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Innovative mobile technology will provide life-enhancing services to millions of people in poverty as part of a new partnership between the UK government, the GSMA Foundation, and the GSMA, the organisation that represents mobile operators worldwide.

The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) will provide financial support to develop and roll out new technologies that can improve response to natural disasters, help women obtain financial services and boost access to safe water and clean energy across the developing world.

The partnership will make significant contributions to nine of the Global Goals including ending extreme poverty, promoting decent work and economic growth, innovation and infrastructure, affordable and clean energy, clean water and sanitation and addressing gender inequality.

UK International Development Minister Nick Hurd said ... Read more »

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Groundbreaking partnership with e-finance at the Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona to create Egypt’s largest digital platform for e-commerce and e-government services

Barcelona, Spain - Wednesday, February 24th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Sky Telecom, the Dubai-based digital platform for ICT service providers and the consumer technology industry, has reached another important milestone in its MENA expansion plans following a series of new partnerships at the 2016 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

The company, which was launched in Dubai in 2014, aims to be the most complete and comprehensive digital platform in the region for ICT service providers and the consumer technology industry, allowing them to deliver value-based outcomes and capitalise on new revenue opportunities. In the UAE, Sky Telecom is partnered with mobile communications and technology providers as an enabling service for end-users.

As part of Sky Telecom’s MENA expansion, t ... Read more »

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Operators align on universal RCS profile; Google to provide RCS messaging client in Android 

BARCELONA - Tuesday, February 23rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global operators, including América Móvil, Bharti Airtel Ltd, Deutsche Telekom, Etisalat, Globe Telecom, KPN, Millicom, MTN, Orange, PLAY, Smart Communications, Sprint, Telenor Group, TeliaSonera, Telstra, TIM, Turkcell, VimpelCom, Vodafone, the GSMA, and Google today announced the launch of a mobile industry initiative to accelerate the availability of Rich Communications Services (RCS). The initiative will enable all operators worldwide to provide an open, consistent, and globally interoperable messaging service across Android devices. Operators have agreed to transition toward a common, universal profile based on the GSMA’s RCS specifications and an Android RCS client provided by Google in collaboration with operators and OEMs.

By aligning on a universal RCS profile, mobile operators ... Read more »

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Sophisticated Design, Powerful Hardware and Accessible Price Combine for a World-class Mobile Device

BARCELONA, Spain - Monday, February 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Continuing its tradition of powerful technology paired with smart Silicon Valley design, Obi Worldphone™ today launched its latest model, aimed at young professionals in a host of fast-growing markets spread across Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Europe.

Named the Obi Worldphone MV1, Obi’s latest device embodies the company’s deep-rooted philosophy that sophisticated design is just as vital to a modern phone as its internal components. The phone’s sculptural look was created by Ammunition, a San Francisco-based design firm that shares Obi’s ethos of fashion, form, and function. With the company’s signature elevated screen and palm-fitting body, the MV1 represents a refreshing wave of design packed into a practical 4G LTE-enabled device.

&l ... Read more »

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Under The Patronage of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Friday, February 19th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, over 300 urologists and healthcare professionals from more than 15 countries gathered for the Emirates Forum of Urology (EFU) at Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights, UAE. The forum proved to be a platform to discuss how new technological trends and new surgery techniques are important in transforming peoples’ lives and how it is shaping up in the United Arab Emirates.  

EFU is organised in collaboration with EAU section of Uro-Technology (ESUT) & EAU Section of Oncological Urology (ESOU) and featured the Emirates Robotic & Uro-Technology Summit. With the support of regional and international healthcare organizations, EFU 2016 hosted urologists, uro-oncologists, robotic surgeons, endourologists, nurses and academics from the region and beyond.

... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, February 19th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Major General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaili, Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Naturalization, Residency and Ports, met in his office with a delegation from the Czech Criminal Police. The delegation, headed by Brigadier Zdeněk Laube, Deputy Chief of the Czech Criminal Police, is visiting the UAE to meet with a number of officials at the Ministry of Interior.

During the meeting, both parties discussed a number of topics of mutual interest and ways to enhance cooperation and coordination in the fields of security, especially related to naturalization, residency, immigration, and passports between the UAE and the Czech Republic.

Brigadier Zdeněk Laube and the accompanying delegation were briefed about the Ministry of Interior’s strategy and the organizational structure of the administrative divisions at the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs sector and its ... Read more »

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SHENZHEN, China - Wednesday, February 24th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the mobile internet, today announced its joint demonstration with Korea Telecom at Mobile World Congress 2016. The companies will exhibit a Pre5G Massive multiple input multiple output (MIMO) base station demonstrating their latest cooperative achievements in the 5G field.

For the Pre5G Massive MIMO base station, ZTE utilises the multi-antenna space division multiple access (SDMA) technology to improve existing 4G wireless frequency spectrum efficiency by four to six times. In a commercial network, the average single-carrier peak rate of Pre5G Massive MIMO exceeds 400 Mbps. ZTE has produced this solution to meet sharply increased capacity expansion requirements and to address the difficulty of finding site locations. Pre5G Massive MIMO uses a beam f ... Read more »

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eASIC Nextreme-3 used by ASOCS to obtain higher performance and lower power consumption for its Gen3 hardware acceleration platform over its Gen2 Pure FPGA Based System

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Tuesday, February 23rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- eASIC Corp. (@easic), a fabless semiconductor company that delivers a custom integrated circuit (IC) platform (eASIC Platform), and ASOCS Ltd., a solution provider of virtual Base Stations (vBS) today announced that the eASIC Nextreme-3 platform was used by ASOCS to deliver significantly higher performance in its third generation modem processing unit (MPU) Hardware Acceleration (HWA). The delivery of the eASIC Nextreme-3 platform is part of a definitive agreement to develop custom silicon devices for the acceleration of next-generation network virtualization using the eASIC Nextreme-3 platform. The unique ASOCS architecture enables the software of all layers and functions of a base station to run in virtual machines, on ... Read more »

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New Flagship Mobile Productivity Tool Introduces the New Style of Business

BARCELONA, Spain - Monday, February 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At Mobile World Congress 2016, Huawei launched the HUAWEI MateBook, a 2-in-1 device designed to meet the evolving demands of today’s modern business users. Building on Huawei’s success in delivering beautiful and powerful high-end mobile consumer devices, the MateBook defines itself as a mobile productivity tool that seamlessly integrates mobility, high efficiency, work and entertainment.

Starting at $699/€799, the MateBook is answering the demand for portable, stylish smart devices that allow users to stay connected in any setting. Designed as a total solution for consumers who enjoy the flexibility of a convertible device, the MateBook is a premium product that perfectly balances mobility, productivity and design.

“With this landmark device, Huawei is demonstrating our industr ... Read more »

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 GSMA Intelligence Forecasts 72% Global Unique Subscriber Penetration by 2020

BARCELONA, Spain - Tuesday, February 23rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Almost three-quarters of the world’s population will be connected to a mobile network by 2020, according to the latest study from GSMA Intelligence, the research arm of the GSMA. The new study indicates that an additional one billion people will become mobile subscribers over the next five years, bringing the total to 5.6 billion – equivalent to 72 per cent of the expected global population by this point. However, unique subscriber growth is expected to slow over this period compared to previous years as many markets approach saturation point, highlighting the need for mobile operators to unlock new growth opportunities in areas such as 5G, M2M and the Internet of Things.

“Over the next five years a further one billion people will take advantage of the social and economic opportunit ... Read more »

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SHENZHEN, China - Wednesday, February 24th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, today won the Best Mobile Technology Breakthrough Award and Outstanding Overall Mobile Technology-The CTO’s Choice 2016 for its Pre5G Massive MIMO technology at the Global Mobile Awards 2016. Mobile World Congress 2016, hosted by the GSM Association (GSMA), is the world's most influential gathering in the mobile communications industry, and the GSMA's Global Mobile Awards represent the highest honor.

As the world has ushered in the mobile Internet era, existing networks are faced with the conflict between capacity demand surges and insufficient site resources. In this context, ZTE makes innovative use of Massive MIMO technology to enhance wireless spectrum efficiency and boost network capacity. In a commercial netw ... Read more »

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COLOMBES, France - Tuesday, February 23rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oberthur Technologies (OT), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions announced that they equip the latest Samsung Galaxy A5, A7 and A9 with OT’s embedded Secure Element (eSE), PEARL by OT®.

With PEARL by OT®, OT has developed and industrialized the most advanced multi-application eSE, offering the highest level of security and the largest memory on the market. PEARL by OT® has been designed to facilitate the deployment of numerous mobile contactless payment, transit, governmental and other services while enhancing their security level.

PEARL by OT® will enable Financial Institutions and other service providers to offer secure and convenient mobile contactless payment means and various other NFC services to Galaxy A5, A7 and A9 owners.

“We are delighted to have been selected by Samsung and to support ... Read more »

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 Panasonic has used Mobile World Congress in Barcelona to introduce a suite of connected products for the first time in Europe.

BARCELONA, Spain - Monday, February 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The company’s IoT includes new connected technology for cars, public spaces and security, including the formal availability launch of the Panasonic Nubo, the industry’s first mobile connected 4G monitoring camera.

“Mobile World Congress brings together Panasonic’s consumer, automotive, business technology, industrial and eco solutions divisions,” said Tony O’Brien, Deputy Managing Director of Panasonic System Solutions Europe. “While we continue to have a very strong consumer electronics presence, increasingly revenue and growth is coming from our B2B sectors. Mobile World Congress gives us a chance to demonstrate how connected products are helping on that journey.”

In automotive, Ficosa, in which ... Read more »

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 Mobile Operators, Representing Over 75 Million Mobile Internet and Mobile Money Customers, Have Committed to Reduce Their Gender Gap by 2020 *1

BARCELONA - Tuesday, February 23rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the launch of the Connected Women Commitment Initiative, aimed at reducing the mobile gender gap. Initial commitments by GSMA operator members, with over 75 million mobile internet and mobile money customers, will aim to connect millions more women in low- and middle-income countries by 20201. These operators will seek to increase the proportion of their female customers to support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. This builds on the 15 million women already benefiting from female-focused services offered by the GSMA’s Connected Women operator partners.

“In an increasingly connected world, women are currently being left behind,&rdqu ... Read more »

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SHENZHEN, China - Wednesday, February 24th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, today announced that it has signed a Pre5G memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Hutchison Drei Austria (hereinafter referred to as "Drei") to build the first Pre5G trial site in Europe.

In 2010, Drei chose ZTE as its strategic partner for modernizing its RAN and core network, towards a high capacity network with a full nationwide 2G, 3G, and 4G footprint today. Since then, Drei's wireless network has won the award for Best Network of the Year in Austria several times reflecting its excellent performance.

Matthias Baldermann, CTO of Drei, said: "Hutchison Drei Austria will continue to provide the best experience to our customers. We will explore new technologies to better meet their growing needs. We ... Read more »

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He insists on crossing the road the old-fashioned way, ignoring the pedestrian bridge; which compromises his safety and puts his life and the lives of others at risk

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, February 20th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Security Media Department extends its warmest greetings to you and thanks for your unrelenting cooperation. We highly value your partnership aimed at boosting security and safety system in the UAE.

In line with our ongoing effort to shed the light on the positive and negative behaviors that are captured by the Security Media patrols’ cameras, we will keep providing you with a reality photo and caption that reflect the various behaviors and incidents taking place in society; in order to promote security awareness and improve the sense of security and community responsibility. We hope that you would kindly dedicate the appropriate space to these photos and captions.

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“He insist ... Read more »

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