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New Report Indicates Megacities Cannot Handle Data Demand Without Supportive Policies for Affordable and Timely Deployment of Next-Generation Mobile Networks 

LONDON-Thursday, February 22nd 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA today published a new report that examines the ability of mobile networks to meet the exploding demand for mobile data in the world’s largest and densest cities. The GSMA/Boston Consulting Group report, “Delivering the Digital Revolution: Will Mobile Infrastructure Keep Up with Rising Demand?”, finds that networks in so-called “megacities” such as New York, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Tokyo will face a significant gap between mobile data traffic demand and available network capacity, with as much as 48 per cent of traffic demand going unserved in ultra-dense urban areas by 2025. The report highlights that regulatory reform will be critical in closing the projected supply-demand gap and unlocking the econ ... Read more »

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LONDON-Thursday, February 22nd 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global mobile commerce enabler, DOCOMO Digital has partnered with Safaricom to give customers the option to pay for content on the Google Play Store using M-PESA.

The integration, which is powered by DOCOMO Digital’s mobile commerce enabling platform using Google Play’s payment API, allows M-PESA customers to use the mobile money service to pay for goods and services from the app store.

The service is available to more than 27 million M-PESA customers in Kenya with an Android smartphone or tablet. From today, customers matching this criteria can purchase content and products from the Google Play Store and pay for them using M-PESA. The solution seamlessly combines Google Play with the M-PESA purchase experience that Safaricom customers are used to when paying for goods and services.

Hiroyuki Sato, CEO of DOCOMO Digital, commented: “One of our biggest goals is to bre ... Read more »

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HOUSTON-Thursday, February 22nd 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) announced today that its Angolan facilities, Luanda – SONILS base, which incorporates the Cabinda – Malembo base and Soyo – Kwanda base facilities, and all of the company’s product service lines in those locations have received the American Petroleum Institute (API) Specification Q2 Registration. The facilities are the first in Angola to receive this registration, an advanced industry quality standard for oil and natural gas service companies.

API Q2 is a risk-based quality management system approach that focuses on competency, service design, contingency planning, supply chain controls, preventive maintenance, inspection, service quality plans and management of change. The registration demonstrates an organization’s commitment to exceed current generic quality management system standards.

“This registration is a testament to the ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates.-Thursday, February 22nd 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

TP-Link Technologies Co Ltd, a Global provider of SOHO, SMB networking products, wireless LAN solutions and mobile devices TP-Link Technologies has announced initiatives that will enable channel partners to expand its products and solutions in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) market.

According to the vendor, the strategy to reinforce its SMB business comes at a time when the company has built a proper funnel and certified hundreds of TPNAs across the region.

Lucas Jiang, General Manager, TP-Link MEA, said, last year was challenging for the regional IT market and this year, SMB will still face pressure from limited budget. With growing investment in infrastructure, the demand for affordable networking solution will go up.

According to TP-Link, to raise awareness and educate their customers in its vertical about the company's SMB products and solutions has been implemented acro ... Read more »

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LAS VEGAS-Thursday, February 22nd 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Bigelow Aerospace is excited to introduce Bigelow Space Operations (BSO), a new commercial space company that is the sales, operational and customer service company that manages and operates space stations developed by Bigelow Aerospace.

With the two launches of B330-1 and B330-2 expected in 2021, the time is now in 2018 to begin BSO activity. These single structures that house humans on a permanent basis will be the largest, most complex structures ever known as stations for human use in space.

The customers that B330 will seek to accommodate will be very diverse.

Bigelow Space Operations has a mission to market and operate these and other space stations including future generations developed by Bigelow Aerospace that are so capable, so diverse and so large that they can accommodate virtually unlimited use almost anywhere.

Over time, Bigelow Aerospace will manufacture a ... Read more »

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The two-day event brought together more than 400 Pediatric and Neonatal Health experts from Europe and Middle East


SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, February 22nd 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

Professor Hakam Yaseen, Medical Director and Head of the Pediatric & Neonatal Department at University Hospital Sharjah, Sharjah, served as Chairperson for the 6th Pediatric & Neonatal International Conference as part of a unified effort to lower infant and child mortality rates.

The two-day event, which concluded on February 9th, focused on the role that modern technology plays in shaping the future of pediatric and neonatal health, the conference organised ten different speaking sessions and four workshops.  Bringing together more than 400 participants from Europe and Middle East, including Italy, Germany, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Turkey.

“Over the years, advancements in pediatric and neon ... Read more »

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -Thursday, February 22nd 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ULTRA platform-based laser systems are designed and ideally suited for precision laser cutting, laser ablation, and laser surface modification in manufacturing, research and development, academic research and prototyping environments. Major features of the series include rapid, high-accuracy laser beam positioning, and the flexibility to be configured with 9.3 and 10.6 µm CO2 lasers and 1.06 µm fiber lasers. All lasers are air-cooled in a range of power from 10 to 150 watts for CO2 and 40 to 50 watts for fiber lasers.

The variety of wavelengths and power ranges make the ULTRA platforms highly effective in the areas of organic material modification, including plastic films, industrial fabrics, engineering plastics, laminating adhesives, composite materials, and many others utilized in Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, Medical Devices and Battery Manufacturing.

Key fe ... Read more »

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 Grundfos GM: The new branch will service customers in the Delta Region and the West Coast 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates.-Thursday, February 22nd 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

Grundfos Egypt, the multinational manufacturer of pumps and water application systems, has officially opened a new branch in Alexandria. The new branch is part of the company’s efforts to expand its distributor network and service facilities across Egypt.

Ehab Eshaq, General Manager for Grundfos Egypt, said that opening the Alexandria branch is aimed at serving the company's customers in the West Coast, Alexandria and the Delta area; ultimately reducing the burden of transporting pumps to Cairo for maintenance. “The opening of the Alexandria branch is part of the company’s coordinated expansion plan that is expected to include branches and maintenance centers in other governorates in the upcoming period according to need,” he added.

Eshaq praised custo ... Read more »

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