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SES’s O3b mPOWER medium earth orbit satellite system to provide additional network diversity, service resiliency and gigabit connectivity as more critical workloads move to cloud

LUXEMBOURG-Wednesday 18 August 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES today announced Microsoft as the first cloud provider customer for its next-generation medium earth orbit (MEO) system - O3b mPOWER. Microsoft plans to leverage the MEO high-performance connectivity services to showcase its Azure Orbital solutions that integrate satellite connectivity with Azure services. Microsoft will use SES’s current MEO to provide connectivity now before migrating to O3b mPOWER next year.

SES’s current O3b and upcoming O3b mPOWER systems operate in the medium earth orbit, around 8,000 km above earth’s surface. When fully operational in 2022, O3b mPOWER will deliver an unprecedented increase of flexibility and throughput speed and capacity to any Azure Network locatio ... Read more »

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Pioneering SMARTCORE INDUCTION SYSTEMTM that Introduces Bladeless Heating Technology to the World’s No. 1 Heated Tobacco System

LAUSANNE, Switzerland-Tuesday 17 August 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) today announced the launch of IQOS ILUMA, the latest and most innovative addition to their growing portfolio of smoke-free products for adults who would otherwise continue to smoke or use nicotine products. Today, this range of better and satisfying alternatives to cigarettes includes multiple generations of the IQOS tobacco-heating system, the No. 1 heated tobacco product in the world.1 Uniquely, the new IQOS ILUMA becomes the brand’s first tobacco-heating system to introduce induction-heating technology, which utilizes no blade and requires no cleaning.

“Our objective is a world without cigarettes; a world where cigarettes are replaced by smoke-free alternatives that are a better choice t ... Read more »

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World’s leading target audience company powering a world where every business knows its audience

LONDON-Tuesday 17 August 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GWI, the leading target audience company, today announces the opening of its first APAC office this October in Singapore.

Currently headquartered in London with offices in New York, Prague and Athens, the new Singapore office will position GWI as leading providers of world class research capabilities and solid insights to companies in the APAC region.

Tom Smith, CEO and Founder of GWI explains: “We are powering a world where every business knows its audience. We need to build our presence on the ground in the Asia Pacific to take advantage of the region’s rapidly growing business opportunities. APAC currently represents 20% of our accounts, worth £1.275bn, and has the largest compound annual growth rate (CAGR). Since 2017, APAC has experienced the fastest growth of ... Read more »

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland -Tuesday 17 August 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

- The Vectura board have unanimously recommended PMI's 165p-per-share offer to shareholders

- The board cited PMI’s superior cash price offered to Vectura shareholders, and the benefit to stakeholders from PMI's significant financial resources, commitment to enhanced research and development, and autonomy as factors contributing to their decision

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) today announced it has published an offer document with U.K.-based Vectura Group plc (Vectura) (LSE: VEC) in connection with the recommended cash offer to acquire the inhaled therapeutics company. Under the terms of the acquisition, Vectura shareholders would be entitled to receive 165 pence per share, a 60% premium to the ex-dividend closing price of 103 pence per Vectura share on May 25, 2021.1

“PMI’s acquisition of Vectura is part of our long-term strate ... Read more »

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BONN, Germany -Tuesday 17 August 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

rd O-RAN whitepaper focuses on O-RAN Minimum Viable Plan and commercialization
O-RAN ALLIANCE sets cooperation with ETSI and TSDSI
New Open Test and Integration Centers approved in Europe and Taiwan
New Standards Collaboration Copyright License to simplify the open source development
“D” release of open software for the RAN developed by the O-RAN Software Community
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The O-RAN ALLIANCE welcomes 1&1 as its newest operator member, extending the world-wide community of 30 mobile network operators committed to deployment of open and intelligent Radio Access Networks (RAN).

The Third O-RAN Whitepaper Focuses on O-RAN Minimum Viable Plan and Acceleration towards Commercialization

Published on June 29, 2021, the whitepaper describes key areas to accelerate and enable the introduction of the rich capabilities of O-RAN Architecture in commercial networks. ... Read more »

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BMTS-M System Leverages MANET Technology Enabling Robust Long Distance Two-Way Communications

SAN DIEGO-Tuesday 17 August 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Broadcast Microwave Services, a global leader in Airborne Video Downlink Systems (AVDL), today announces the commercial release of its new bi-directional communication system, named BMTS-M. The system will be on display for the first time at the AUVSI Xponential trade show, in Atlanta, Georgia, at the Georgia World Congress Center August 16-19, 2021, at booth 2651.

The end-to-end solution begins with an aircraft mounted transceiver (BMTS-MA), which contains everything needed for high quality, reliable and secure streaming of high-definition mission critical video and data across long distances within the mesh network. The system is powered by a Persistent Systems 3X3 MIMO radio which operates on the Wave Relay® network. The transceiver communicates with a ground based outdoor transceiver (BMTS-ME) ... Read more »

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Additional research reagents to detect mutations associated with delta variant of concern now available
SYDNEY-Tuesday 17 August 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SpeeDx Pty. Ltd., a developer of innovative molecular diagnostic solutions, have expanded their product line of research reagents for COVID-19 variant analysis to include a mutation connected to the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant of concern (VOC). The recently launched PlexPrime® SARS-CoV-2 Genotyping* product line utilises the company’s unique universal substrate approach and patented multiplexing technology to offer a streamlined solution to labs seeking to identify key VOCs in their positive SARS-CoV-2 sample population.

“We’re seeing labs around the globe struggling to keep up with requests for sequencing positive specimens as they contribute to the monitoring of VOCs,” said Colin Denver, SpeeDx CEO. “Incorporating a PCR-based variant identification approach compati ... Read more »

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LONDON-Tuesday 17 August 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WGSN, the global authority on consumer and design trends, has announced the launch of its new Consumer Tech vertical. Driven by technology's ever-growing presence in consumers' lives, WGSN Consumer Tech helps clients to create meaningful and innovative consumer-first products and experiences.

The vertical will be led by Silicon Valley-based Director Lisa Yong, who has over 20 years of design experience spanning Asia, Europe and the US. Within the tech industry, Lisa has worked with Philips, Motorola and Y Studios. Sarah Housley, former Senior Strategist at WGSN Lifestyle & Interiors, will take on the role of Head of Consumer Tech. Sarah has over 10 years’ experience in trend forecasting, spanning product design, materials innovation and technology.

Commenting on the launch, Lisa Yong said: “Consumers' relationship with technology is transforming. In the past 18 months, ... Read more »

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