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New satellite-based network will enable a European telco to expand connectivity in Africa, and will serve to backup fibre COLOGNE, Germany & LUXEMBOURG-Tuesday, October 31st 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)--A major European telecom operator will bring connectivity to new areas across North and West Africa and enable contingency services during fibre outages using a satellite-based solution. The network is implemented by CETel, a German provider of global end-to-end communications solutions, in partnership with SES Networks, who will deliver C-band capacity on SES’s NSS-7 satellite. The new highly-reliable and resilient network consists of several sites located in African countries, which are connected to the customer’s European backbone infrastructure via CETel’s teleport and managed Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) Network. “CETel and SES Networks have been partnering on various projects in the EMEA region for over a decade, providing services in both Ku- and C-band,” sai ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, October 31st 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] The Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) has become an annual event that is much awaited by international organisations and companies specialising in energy, water, and environment, to show their technologies and products and identify investment opportunities in these key areas. The exhibition offers a unique opportunity for investors to establish and develop commercial relations and promote business opportunities by holding one-on-one meetings with major corporations and decision makers from the region and the world. Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) organises WETEX annually under the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of DEWA. Held on three days, the 19th WETEX, and the ... Read more »
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● Only 59% ‘never’ tailgate ● Slow vehicles in front and ‘running late’ are the leading causes ● Little empathy for those being tailgated ● Poor knowledge levels must be addressed by education efforts Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, October 31st 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] RoadSafetyUAE and QIC Insured release the findings of their most recent YouGov research study, shedding light on tailgating, being one of the most dangerous behaviours behind the wheel and always among the top 5 killers on UAE’s road, according to official data sources. Tailgating is one of the most impolite, irresponsible and reckless behaviours we can observe on our roads pretty much every time we hit the roads. It is vital to understand the reasons for tailgating, to enable the concerned stakeholders to develop truly meaningful improvement initiatives. Thomas Edelmann, Managing Director of RoadSafetyUAE summarizes the key findings: “The majority of UAE motorists recognize the dangers of tailgating, however on ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, October 31st 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] Mr. Ahmed Hashem Bahrozyan, the Chief Executive Officer of Roads & Transport Authority Licensing Agency (RTA), and Mr. Saif Ahmed Belhasa, Chairman of Saif Belhasa Holding attended recently the opening of Belhasa Driving Center in Nadd Al Hamar. The opening ceremony was also attended by the famous Barcelona ex-football player Éric Abidal. The driving center in Nad Al Hamar is the company’s fifth branch, and provides training on all vehicle categories services for Motorcycle, Light Motor Vehicle (LMV), Heavy Motor Vehicle (HMV), Heavy Bus and Mechanical equipment categories. Commenting on the event, Mr. Saif Ahmed Belhasa, The Chairman of Saif Belhasa Holding said, “The center will also offer various options of classes including normal daily classes, weekends, night classes, VIP and VVIP. The center includes advanced sections for defensive driving courses, desert driving and other safety courses in all categories. ... Read more »
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Ozanimod demonstrated superiority versus interferon beta-1a (Avonex®) in reducing annualized relapse rates and MRI brain lesions at two years Incidence of adverse events and serious adverse events similar to Avonex Safety and tolerability profile consistent with prior phase II and III studies Global registrations on track to begin by end of 2017 SUMMIT, N.J.-Monday, October 30th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) today announced detailed results from the phase III RADIANCE™ Part B trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of ozanimod, a novel, oral, selective sphingosine 1-phosphate 1 (S1PR1) and 5 (S1PR5) receptor modulator, versus a first-line treatment, Avonex® (interferon beta-1a) (IFN), in patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis (RMS). The results were presented at MSParis2017 – 7th Joint ECTRIMS – ACTRIMS Meeting, which was held in Paris, October 25-28, 2017. “As physicians, we recognize the increased need for additional effective an ... Read more »
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Ozanimod demonstrated superiority versus interferon beta-1a (Avonex®) in reducing annualized relapse rates and MRI brain lesions Incidence of adverse events and serious adverse events similar to Avonex Safety and tolerability profile consistent with prior phase II studies SUMMIT, N.J.-Monday, October 30th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) today announced detailed results from the phase III SUNBEAM™ trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of ozanimod, a novel, oral, selective sphingosine 1-phosphate 1 (S1PR1) and 5 (S1PR5) receptor modulator, versus a first-line treatment, Avonex® (interferon beta-1a) (IFN), in patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis (RMS). The results were presented at the MSParis2017 – 7th Joint ECTRIMS – ACTRIMS Meeting, which is being held in Paris, October 25-28, 2017. “People living with relapsing multiple sclerosis are still in need of additional oral treatment options with favorable benefit-risk profiles,” said Gi ... Read more »
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NEW YORK -Monday, October 30th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The following is being released by Susman Godfrey LLP and Hausfeld LLP. There is a Settlement with Citibank, N.A. and Citigroup Inc. (“Citibank”) that impacts individuals and institutions that entered into over-the-counter financial derivative and non-derivative instruments directly with Citibank, Barclays, or a Non-Settling Defendant that received payments tied to U.S. Dollar LIBOR. Citibank, Barclays, and the Non-Settling Defendants (Credit Suisse, Bank of America, JPMorgan, HSBC, Lloyds, WestLB, UBS, RBS, Deutsche Bank, Rabobank, Norinchukin, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, HBOS, SocGen, and RBC) are U.S. Dollar LIBOR Panel Banks. The instruments include certain interest rate swaps, forward rate agreements, asset swaps, collateralized debt obligations, credit default swaps, inflation swaps, total return swaps, options, and floating rate notes. The litigation claims that the banks manipulated the U.S. Dollar LIBOR ... Read more »
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