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 SES Largest Provider of HD Channels with 14% Growth in Europe in 2016 


LUXEMBOURG -Wednesday, February 1st 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) continues to lead High Definition TV (HDTV) development representing the largest HD and Ultra HD (UHD) platform.

In 2016, the number of HD channels on the SES fleet grew by 7% to 2,495 channels. Today, 33% of all the 7,538 channels on the SES fleet are in HD, with SES carrying 27% of all HD channels globally. In addition, over 60% of all channels on SES’s fleet are now broadcast in the MPEG-4 compression standard.

The on-going trend of the increasing HDTV penetration in Europe was the key driver of SES’s overall HDTV development, where the number of HDTV channels grew by 14% to more than 750 channels. This performance was complemented by the growth in HDTV across the Americas.

SES is also continuing to maintain its stron ... Read more »

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LONDON & WILMINGTON, N.C.-Wednesday, February 1st 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Chiltern, a leading global contract research organization, has announced the opening of its new process and technology center in Bangalore, India. The new office is a direct result of the company’s continued success and fulfills a need to further enhance its global data capabilities.

“We believe we have compiled one of the best teams in the industry,” said Mark Penniston, executive vice president, clinical analytics, and general manager at Chiltern. “We need this facility to maintain pace with our continued growth, and having an office in the heart of the city provides shorter commutes and a better quality of life for our industry-leading employees.”

The first Chiltern office in India opened more than a decade ago with five programmers. In total, the company’s offices in India will be able to support more than 600 emp ... Read more »

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MX1 makes it easy to manage, deliver and monetize content from its MX1 360 cloud-based service platform for Israel Premier Football League

LUXEMBOURG & TEL AVIV, Israel -Wednesday, February 1st 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that MXI, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, is providing the Israel Premier Football League (IPFL) with its end-to-end MX1 360 service for live editing of sports content.

MX1 360 is providing the IPFL with a sophisticated, yet simple-to-use, cloud-based media asset management solution, with fast turnaround for live highlights production of multiple weekend games. All content, highlights and metadata are archived and can be repurposed at a later point to enable additional monetization opportunities. This makes it easy for the IPFL to deliver high-level highlights of its football matches with data and statistical information, which increases viewer engagement.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, January 31st 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

Grundfos, the award-winning world leader in advanced pump solutions, recently launched its first assembly line for CRN pumps in the Middle East. The opening of the assembly line located at the company’s facilities in Jebel Ali in Dubai comes following an extensive feasibility study that examined numerous product types.

In his remarks on the launch of the assembly line; Stewart Procter, Grundfos Senior Director Operations & Customer Service, Middle East noted: “Exceeding our client’s expectations is a main component of Grundfos philosophy. Therefore, and in order to maintain the maximum flexibility for our 13 countries, we recommended that the CRN pumps should be assembled in Grundfos facilities in the UAE rather than keeping finished stock units. The recommendations were approved by the Group’s headquarters.”

He continued: “The study ... Read more »

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IRVINE, Calif.-Tuesday, January 31st 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) announced today that former Vice President Joe Biden will deliver the keynote address on the first day of the 5th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit to be held February 3rd & 4th 2017.

“We are honored to have Vice President Biden join us again and provide the keynote on the first day of our Summit,” stated Joe Kiani, Founder and Chairman of the Patient Safety Movement Foundation. “Vice President Biden has been a longtime supporter of the Patient Safety Movement and has transformed cancer research and collaboration. We hope one day due to his work, deaths due to cancer will be as preventable as deaths due to medical errors in hospitals.”

Last year, Patient Safety Movement awarded President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden the Humanitarian Award for the Patient Pro ... Read more »

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GORE® VIABAHN® VBX Balloon Expandable Endoprosthesis Provides Improved Outcomes in Real-World Peripheral Arterial Disease Cases


FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -Tuesday, January 31st 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) has announced that the GORE® VIABAHN® VBX Balloon Expandable Endoprosthesis (VBX Stent Graft) has received U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approval for treatment of de novo or restenotic lesions found in iliac arteries, including lesions at the aortic bifurcation. This marks the availability of the only balloon expandable stent graft with an indication for the iliac artery.
“The VBX Stent Graft demonstrated notable immediate and nine-month safety and efficacy in treating patients with iliac occlusive disease which can be attributed to the exceptional device design,” said Jean Bismuth, MD. Dr. Bismuth continued, “Overall, there were multiple clinical benefits observed, ... Read more »

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 – Takeda’s Rights to Include all Potential Indications for Cabozantinib, which is Marketed in the U.S. and European Union for Renal Cell Carcinoma and Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma – 


SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. & CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan -Tuesday, January 31st 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

– Exelixis Receives $50 Million Upfront Payment and is Eligible for Future Regulatory and Commercial Milestones –

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL) and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) today announced an exclusive licensing agreement for the commercialization and further clinical development in Japan of cabozantinib, Exelixis’ lead oncology medicine. With the signing of the agreement, Takeda gains exclusive commercial rights for all potential future cabozantinib indications in Japan, including advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC), for which cabozantinib is marketed in the United S ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG-Tuesday, January 31st 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that Satcom Global, a leading provider of global satellite communications services to the maritime and land sectors, will become a key partner for SES. The differentiated mobility solution will form a crucial part of Satcom Global’s new Ku-band VSAT service, Aura, providing seamless, reliable and high-speed connectivity to hundreds of maritime, offshore and land customers.

The agreement provides Satcom Global with seamless access to SES's satellite fleet and upcoming next generation hybrid satellites with high throughput payloads. SES will also provide a robust ground network infrastructure, enabling multi-satellite access and service integration solutions.

SES will provide Satcom Global with an open and scalable VSAT platform that allows flexibility to deliver customisable, always-on broadband connectivit ... Read more »

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