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SES partners with CCNL to provide satellite platform for the Nigeria Digital Switchover process

LUXEMBOURG & LAGOS, Nigeria - Wednesday, May 11th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), a world-leading satellite operator, has signed a multi-year agreement with Cable Channels Nigeria Ltd. (CCNL) to provide a strategic, reliable and stable video platform, via SES’s prime orbital position 28.2 degrees East, for the provision of Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) and Direct to Home (DTH) broadcast platforms in Nigeria. SES will utilise teleport services provided by its local partner Computer Warehouse Group Plc. (CWG).  

CCNL, a company licensed by the Nigeria National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), is the certified content aggregator and platform owner for the free-to-air DTT and DTH platforms in Nigeria, and is playing a key role in the Nigeria Digital Switchover (DSO) process by getting channels onto the land-ba ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Wednesday, May 11th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

  -  RE-SPECT CVT® is a Phase III study of dabigatran etexilate (Pradaxa®) vs. warfarin in patients with cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT)1
  -  Results will assist physicians in selecting an appropriate oral anticoagulant for acute treatment and secondary prevention of blood clots in the veins or venous sinuses of the brain1

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim will undertake the first prospective, randomised controlled study of a non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulant (NOAC) in patients with blood clots in the veins or venous sinuses of the brain. RE-SPECT CVT® will investigate the safety and efficacy of dabigatran etexilate (Pradaxa®) compared to warfarin for acute treatment and secondary prevention of cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT). The new study was announced at the 2nd European Stroke Organisation Conference 2016 in Barcelona, Spain.1

Cerebral v ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, May 7th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Under the patronage of Major General Mohammed Khalfan Matar Al Rumaithi, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police, the General Directorate of Finance and Services at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters honored a number of distinguished staff members and strategic partners and suppliers, at the Police Departments Complex in Abu Dhabi.

Major General Maktoum Ali Al Shareefi, Acting Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police, accompanied by Brigadier Dr. Saif Hamdan Al Ka’bi, Deputy Director General of Finance and Services, distributed certificates of appreciation and commemorative gifts to the strategic partners, suppliers, as well as to the distinguished staff members, including officers, non-commissioned officers, constables, and civilians.

Major General Al Shareefi stressed that the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters dedicate special significant to strengthening relations w ... Read more »

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CHIBA, Japan - Tuesday, May 10th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SII Semiconductor Corporation, a subsidiary of Seiko Instruments Inc., introduces two new 1-cell lithium-ion battery protection ICs. The S-82A1 Series incorporates a Sense Pin (VINI) which allows for the use of an external Sense resistor enabling highly accurate overcurrent condition detection. The S-82B1 Series includes a Control Pin (CTL) which allows the user to control charge and discharge externally through the control pin signal. Both series are suitable for all applications using 1-cell lithium-ion batteries including smartphones and wearable devices.

The S-82A1 Series with the use of an external sense resistor allows for high accuracy overcurrent detection over the operating temperature range and power supply voltage variation. A discharge and charge overcurrent detection voltage accuracy of ±3mV can be achieved with this series. This industry-leading accuracy allows for higher relia ... Read more »

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Ecobank Licenses TSYS’ PRIME

COLUMBUS, Ga. & DUBAI, United Arab Emirates & LOME, Togo - Tuesday, May 10th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TSYS (NYSE: TSS) today announced that Ecobank, the leading pan-African banking group, has deployed the latest version of the PRIMESM payments solution platform, PRIME 4, to support its acquirer processing of MasterCard, Visa and UnionPay International point-of-sale (POS) transactions across 28 countries in Middle Africa.

Ecobank has a major presence in Africa with more than 1,100 branches servicing over 10 million customers in 34 countries, making it one of the largest providers of financial products and services on the continent. With a mission to advance Africa’s economic and financial integration, Ecobank sought a proven acquiring solution to further improve its merchant services.

Eric Coffie, group head, cards and electronic banking at Ecobank, said “We were seeking a robust soluti ... Read more »

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 Achieved Management Guidance for the Second Consecutive Year in a Turnaround Year to Sustained Growth

OSAKA, Japan - Tuesday, May 10th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, May 7th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Brigadier Saeed Rakan Al Rashedi, Head of Naturalization Department at Ministry of Interior (MoI), was informed about the workflow and services provided by the Naturalization Department in Sharjah for customers, in order to streamline their transactions’ procedures. He also stressed the importance of exerting further efforts towards developing work, by providing quality and distinguished services to customers, in response to the directives of the police leadership, so as to enhance safety and security as per the best standards of quality and excellence.

These remarks were made by Brigadier Al Rashedi during his inspection visit to the Naturalization Department in Sharjah, as a part of the field visits to the Naturalization departments across the UAE. Brigadier Al Rashedi was received by Colonel Jamal Al Abdouli, Head of Naturalization Department, Heads of Sections and a number of the departm ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, May 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior participated in the first forum for the Emirati scholarship students in Australia, to introduce the second edition of Minister of Interior’s Distinguished Scholarship Award. The forum was held under the auspices of the UAE General Consulate, in cooperation with the police attaché in Victoria, Melbourne, in Australia.

The UAE Consul General in Melbourne, Saeed Al Qamzi, gave a speech in which he stressed the embassy’s support to scholarship students, to help them improve their educational level as they represent the UAE overseas. He pointed the importance of the award in highlighting and motivating the Emirati scholarship students around the world especially the distinguished and creative students, and encouraging them to produce more innovations in police and security fields.

He urged the students to pursue and focus on knowledge, creativity and innovatio ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, May 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Major General Mohammed Khalfan Al Rumaithi, Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police, inspected the Madinat Khalifa Police Station of the Peripheral Regions Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police. During this inspection visit, he reviewed the quality of services provided to the public, as well as the plans, programs, initiatives and advanced technological media that are used. The inspection was attended by Major General Maktoum Ali Al Shareefi, Acting Director of the Capital Police Directorate, Colonel Abdulnoor Al Shehhi, Director of the Peripheral Regions Directorate, as well as officers from Police Operations in Abu Dhabi Police.

Al Rumaithi stressed the particular enthusiasm held by the emirate’s forward-thinking leadership in providing the best working environment for the policing sector, as well as developing the capacities of its staff. This fosters the development and maintenance of safety and ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, May 6th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Ajman Civil Defense General Directorate hosted a ceremony to honor its employees and workers, in participation with the Sharjah Civil Defense General Directorate and Umm Al Quwain Civil Defense Directorate. The ceremony aims to mark the “International Workers’ Day”, in recognition of their efforts at work.

Brigadier Saleh Saeed Al Matroushi, Director General of the Civil Defense in Ajman said: “Organizing this event is a tribute to the workers and their role in driving the progress and development process.” He also stressed the Ministry of Interior’s (MoI) keenness to recognize the efforts of this category. He added: “The MoI has enacted a set of laws that guarantee the rights of the various categories of workers, and is keen to deal in a humanitarian and professional manner with them. This aims to promote the spirit of social solidarity, and reflects th ... Read more »

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Models include both CF6-80A and CF6-80C2A5 engine types


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Tuesday, May 10th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CTS Engines, the global leader for mature jet engine maintenance services, announced today that it had completed the acquisition through an affiliate of 12 CF6-80 engines from a major U.S. carrier. The acquired engines include nine CF6-80A and three CF6-80C2A5 models. Additional terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“The acquisition of these engines, which are critical to the long-term operational success of our most important customers, further cements CTS’s position as a leader in the mature engine industry,” said Brian Neff, CTS’s Chief Executive Officer. “These engines, which will be used as teardowns and short-term spares in support of our customers’ shop visits, directly improve CTS’s already outstanding value proposition within the industry.”

Based in ... Read more »

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