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MILAN-Thursday 18 July 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Telefónica, through their brand Movistar Chile, in a continuous effort of improving its 4G network, deployed SIAE MICROELETTRONICA’s multiband solution. Movistar Chile aims to continue increasing the mobile backhaul capacity and improve the overall network reliability due to a strong traffic growth.

The SIAE MICROELETTRONICA’s multiband solution coupling a traditional frequency band (15GHz) with an E-band link (80GHz), offer multi-gigabit capacity with no compromises on distances. With this solution Movistar Chile provided fibre-like capacity to both access sites and seamlessly closed an aggregation fibre ring for improved performances.

At a renowned ski location the ever-growing capacity generated during the winter season convinced Movistar to replace the 18,6Km older microwave link with SIAE MICROELETTRONICA multiband solution delivering four times the original capacity.

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 Pioneering Project Will Deliver Mobile Internet Connectivity to Unconnected Communities in Ghana

 

KIGALI, Rwanda-Thursday 18 July 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA today announced a new partnership with Vodafone Ghana and the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) to support the deployment of innovative mobile internet connectivity solutions for unconnected rural communities. As part of the Connected Society Innovation Fund for Rural Connectivity, the project will run for eighteen months from July 2019 to late 2020. The GSMA-led project will fund mobile network equipment vendors to deploy their innovative solutions to support mobile operator efforts in Ghana. Vodafone Ghana will be testing and deploying these innovations on their networks whilst GIFEC will provide land for site coverage. The fund will also enable tax and duty exemptions of up to thirty per cent for imported equipment to encourage reinvestment and ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Wednesday 17 July 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has agreed to sell its Moody’s Analytics’ Knowledge Services (MAKS) business to Equistone Partners Europe Limited (Equistone), a European private equity firm.

MAKS is a leader in knowledge process outsourcing services, providing high-value research and analytical support to organizations worldwide. Through delivery centers in India, Costa Rica, Sri Lanka and China, the business serves over 250 banks, asset managers and consulting firms with more than 2,500 subject matter experts working as an extension of its clients’ teams.

“We are confident that Equistone will be a strong partner for the MAKS business and its customers,” said Mark Almeida, President of Moody’s Analytics. “Equistone provides a platform to support the growth of the business and its continued evolution as a technology-enabled p ... Read more »

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 Sub-Saharan Africa’s Mobile Economy Valued at More Than $150 Billion in 2018

KIGALI, Rwanda-Wednesday 17 July 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sub-Saharan Africa will remain the world’s fastest-growing mobile region over the coming years as millions of young African consumers become mobile users for the first time, according to a new GSMA study. It reveals that more than 160 million new unique mobile subscribers1 will be added across the region by 2025, bringing the total to 623 million, representing around half of the region’s population, up from 456 million (44 per cent) in 2018. Subscriber additions will be concentrated in high-growth markets such as Nigeria and Ethiopia, the report says.

“A new generation of youthful ‘digital natives’ across Sub-Saharan Africa are set to fuel customer growth and drive adoption of new mobile services that are empowering lives and transforming businesses,” said Akinwale G ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Wednesday 17 July 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, announced today it will release its results for second quarter 2019 on Thursday, August 1, 2019.

MSCI's senior management will review the second quarter 2019 results on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 11:00 AM Eastern Time. To listen to the live event, visit the events and presentations section of MSCI's Investor Relations homepage, http://ir.msci.com/events.cfm, or dial 1-877-376-9931 conference ID: 7743929 within the United States. International callers dial 1-720-405-2251 conference ID: 7743929. The earnings release and related investor presentation used during the conference call will be made available on MSCI's Investor Relations homepage.

An audio recording of the conference call will be available on our Investor Relations website, http://ir.msci.com/event ... Read more »

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 Allvision Parkview Uses Kaarta Platform with Velodyne Lidar to Inventory Roads, Curbs, and Sidewalks

 

SAN JOSE, Calif. & PITTSBURGH-Wednesday 17 July 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced Kaarta has included Velodyne’s smart, powerful lidar technology in Kaarta’s new Stencil 2-32 ground surface mapping solution. Equipped with Velodyne lidar, Stencil 2-32 accurately scans ground level surfaces, mapping items such as curbs, manholes, signs, poles, and other features at a fraction of the cost of traditional mobile mapping systems. The Stencil platform helps enable city planning for infrastructure improvements as well as parking and traffic management.

The 3D data generated by Stencil 2-32 can be utilized for a range of applications including BIM modeling, geospatial data analytics, and cataloging tools. For example, Allvision uses Stencil 2-32 along with data from an autonomous vehicle dev ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday 17 July 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Andersen Global is proud to announce a collaboration agreement with Cabex, one of the oldest legal and tax consulting firms in Senegal. Senegal thus becomes the thirteenth African country where Andersen Global has a member or collaborating firm offering legal services.

Located in Dakar, Cabex has been offering services to local and foreign clients from the public and para-public sectors on matters relating to national and international issues for nearly thirty years.

“Collaborating with Andersen Global shall expand our international scope and our transborder capabilities while giving us additional opportunities to expand into new markets,” Papa Alassane Ndir, Partner & General Manager at Cabex, said. “Henceforth, we are going to collaborate with many colleagues and experts from around the world and will be in a position to provide our clients more in-depth expertise.& ... Read more »

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