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Muscat, Oman-Wednesday, February 28th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] GEZE Middle East added another showroom facility to its lineup in the Middle East. Located in RUWI in Muscat Oman, the 3,000sqft facility showcases the latest range of GEZE’s automated doors and windows solutions and gives architectures a firsthand demonstration of how the technology can be craftily integrated into any interior design. “The opening of our newest showroom works in with GEZE Middle East’s 2020 strategic market expansion plan in Oman.” commented Charles Constantin, Managing Director of GEZE Middle East. “Architects, interior designers, homeowners and the build and design community as a whole know that clients are always on the lookout for the latest in technology, be it for a commercial or residential property. The challenge is usually keeping up with the ever changing trends in the market. Our team of experts at the showroom provides clients with the assistance they need to help them fully realize the possibilit ... Read more »
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LOS ANGELES-Tuesday, February 27th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Tallix, a luxury accessories brand, today proudly announces the launch of its first product line, fashionable filtration masks that can protect the wearer from air pollution, flus and airborne diseases. Experienced entrepreneur Giancarlo Tallarico, the son of a Rodeo Drive luxury jewelry family, serves as the founder and CEO of Tallix. “On Rodeo Drive, I have seen immaculately dressed couples decked out in the finest brands while wearing unattractive disposable face masks,” says Tallarico. “When a dear Japanese-American friend of mine returned home from Japan with the flu because she felt silly wearing a face mask as an American, I knew I was onto something. I set out to create a face mask that would be enjoyable and elegant to wear.” With 20 designs for women and 13 designs for men, the Tallix face masks feature the finest fabrics sourced from Paris. The same luxurious silks, twills, satin, lace and trims us ... Read more »
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Additional Operators to Support New Phase of Mobile Big Data Programme BARCELONA, Spain-Tuesday, February 27th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)--The GSMA has achieved significant progress in the first trials of its Big Data for Social Good initiative by Bharti Airtel, Telefónica and Telenor, creating a blueprint for future deployments that leverages mobile operators’ big data capabilities to address the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The GSMA also announced at Mobile World Congress today that six operators – KDDI, MegaFon, NTT DOCOMO, SoftBank, Telefónica and Turkcell – will work on a new phase of the initiative focused on disaster preparedness that builds on the foundation established over the past year. The GSMA’s Big Data for Social Good initiative was launched in February 2017 and is today backed by 20 mobile operators1 with a presence in 124 markets around the world. The initiative has enabled mobile operators to jointly establish a holistic framework and approach to ... Read more »
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• Maan Al Bastami: The UAE is a global leader in securities trading and attracting international investors. • Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange invite BHS to offer expertise to bolster the development of the West African regional stock market Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday, February 27th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] Brokerage House Securities (BHS) hosted a delegation from West Africa recently to bolster the development of the West African regional stock-market in collaboration the with Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX). The institutional development team from West Africa gained insight on best practise from BHS, a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi based KBBO Group. The purpose of the meeting was to strengthen the development of West African stock market and as one of the UAE’s top ranked brokerage firms, BHS provides financial services to the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) and the Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange. Members of BHS team shared personal trading experiences offering the West African d ... Read more »
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• Solution offers both regulatory compliance and smooth customer experience • Vast range of ID documents can be verified quickly across multiple physical and digital sales channels AMSTERDAM-Tuesday, February 27th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is supplying Telefónica Deutschland, Germany’s leading mobile communication provider, with an identity verification service. It will complement the existing verification solutions and enable prepaid customers to easily confirm their identity through all sales channels, including in-store, online and via their mobile. Gemalto’s service confirms the authenticity of a vast range of identity documents in real-time, these include passports, ID cards and residence permits among others. It ensures that Telefónica Deutschland continues to meet national fraud regulations while deploying an innovative process for customer enrolment. With Gemalto ID Verification, an imag ... Read more »
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BARCELONA, Spain-Tuesday, February 27th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Business Wire will be making breaking Mobile World Congress 2018 exhibitor news and online press kits available through the exhibitor online news centre on the official show site at The following exhibitor Online Press Kits are also available Aptilo Networks AVM GmbH Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Coriant CSG Daimler AG eServGlobal FIME HEAD acoustics Kumbaya LetinAR Co., Ltd. Matsing Inc Spectrum Effect For more information on Business Wire’s suite of event news release distribution services, visit For more information on services for media and analysts visit About Business Wire: Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure. Investor relations, publ ... Read more »
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Leading Operators Interconnect RCS Networks Across 17 Markets Worldwide; RCS Gaining Momentum With Over 159 Million Monthly Users LONDON-Tuesday, February 27th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)--The GSMA today announced that mobile operators América Móvil, Rogers Communications and Sprint have interconnected their networks across the Americas, while Deutsche Telekom, Telenor Group, Telia Company and Vodafone Group have interconnected in Europe, enabling subscribers in these regions to access advanced Rich Communications Services (RCS) across 22 networks in 17 countries1. The upgraded service will enable users to enjoy enhanced messaging services such as chat, group chat and file share amongst many others. Initial interconnection was achieved using the Jibe RCS Hub from Google, as well as a direct interconnect between Vodafone and Deutsche Telekom in Germany. In parallel, leading operators including Bell Canada, China Mobile, Deutsche Telekom and T-Mobile US are working on a joint ... Read more »
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Public and Private Sectors Collaborate to Accelerate Delivery and Impact of Digital Humanitarian Assistance BARCELONA, Spain-Tuesday, February 27th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA and the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) today announced the launch of ‘Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation’ (M4H), a programme designed to accelerate the delivery and impact of digital humanitarian assistance. Through M4H, the public and private sectors will leverage new technologies to create durable solutions that improve access to and use of mobile-enabled services, enhancing emergency preparedness, response and recovery. “Technology and innovation have a huge role to play in improving the lives of millions of people in the developing world,” said Penny Mordaunt, International Development Secretary, DFID. “I want to harness the UK’s renowned entrepreneurial spirit and use new technology to deliver smart solutions around the world on everything from health care to n ... Read more »
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Mobile Ecosystem Generated $3.6 Trillion in Economic Value in 2017 as Industry Prepares for 5G Era BARCELONA, Spain-Tuesday, February 27th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Two-thirds of the world’s mobile connections will be running on 4G and 5G networks by 2025, according to the new 2018 edition of the GSMA’s ‘Mobile Economy’ report, published today at Mobile World Congress. It is forecast that 4G will account for 53 per cent of global mobile connections1 by 2025 (up from 29 per cent in 2017), while 5G networks will grow to account for a further 14 per cent, following the launch of the first commercial 5G networks this year. The report also measures the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) over this period and the mobile industry’s increasing role in contributing to economic growth and social development. “We are at the dawn of a new era in mobile with the imminent launch of the first 5G networks and the Internet of Things poised to further transform the way we live and w ... Read more »
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Renowned regional law firm, BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP, introduce the firm’s second foreign desk in a market leading affiliation with Spanish based law firm, Lupicinio International Law Firm DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday, February 27th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP is delighted to announce the unveiling of its latest venture, a Spain & Latin America Desk, a collaboration between BSA and eminent Spanish law firm, Lupicinio International Law Firm. BSA is committed to strengthening its international practice with the foundation of its Spain & Latin America Desk to provide guidance to international institutions, companies and Spanish speaking clients interested in investment projects in the MENA Region. This dynamic new venture came to fruition in response to growing client demand for Spanish speaking lawyers and aims to provide on the ground access to expert legal advice for Spanish and Portuguese speaking individuals and companies throug ... Read more »
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BARCELONA, Spain-Tuesday, February 27th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- At Mobile World Congress today, the GSMA announced that Huawei was selected as the winner of the GSMA’s “Outstanding Contribution to the Mobile Industry Award” for 2018. This prestigious award recognises individuals, companies and organisations that have contributed in significant ways to the development of the mobile industry and the advancement of mobile communications. The award was presented to Huawei at a special ceremony held last evening. “Founded in 1987, Huawei secured its first contract outside China just two decades ago,” said Sunil Bharti Mittal, GSMA Chairman and Founder and Chairman of Bharti Enterprises. “In that relatively short span of time, the company has grown to become the world’s largest supplier of networking equipment and services to mobile operators, continually delivering innovative new technologies and products. We are pleased to recognise Huawei’s considerable efforts in advanci ... Read more »
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Operators in China and South Korea Latest to Deploy Authentication Service; Market Opportunity for Mobile Connect Services to Reach US $75 Billion by 2022 BARCELONA, Spain-Tuesday, February 27th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- At Mobile World Congress today, the GSMA announced that mobile network operators (MNOs) in China and South Korea are among the latest to deploy Mobile Connect to provide identity and authentication services to their customers. China Mobile’s identity service, Mobile Authentication, offers a range of authentication capabilities, enabling 76 million users per day in the Chinese market. In South Korea, LGU+ has added the Mobile Connect API to their already successful identity service; with the addition of LGU+, Mobile Connect is now offered by all MNOs in the country and available to more than 44 million mobile subscribers. “We are seeing the number of operators offering safe and secure digital identity services to their customers rapidly expanding,” sai ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday, February 27th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] The International Schools Partnership has announced it is taking admissions for its Dubai flagship The Aquila School, opening in Dubailand in September 2018. The school follows the National Curriculum for England and will offer the vocational BTEC (Business and Technology Education Council) courses, one of a handful of schools in the UAE to do so alongside professional learning qualifications in IB and IBCC. This school is founded on the core belief of offering ‘real learning for a real future’, with meaningful enquiry-based learning at the fore. Designing, constructing, and deconstructing will be practiced daily, offering an approach which re-invigorates the STEM platform and makes it accessible to more children through a focus on Arts integrated project-based learning. The Aquila School opens with an experienced leadership with Wayne Howsen as Principal, taking on the role with over 20 years’ experience in sch ... Read more »
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This additional fund will help the company reinforce its penetration in the GCC and strengthen its product portfolio DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday, February 27th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] Capillary Technologies, a leading cloud-based software solutions company that enables retailers to intelligently engage with their customers, announced the raising of approximately $20 million over the past year from its existing investors including Warburg Pincus and Sequoia Capital. With these funds, Capillary expects to strengthen its new product development, powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning catering to the GCC and other Asian markets. The company also plans to invest behind the newly launched Consumer Goods vertical with its industry-leading solutions. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Aneesh Reddy, Co-founder and CEO of Capillary Technologies, said, “We have a great partnership with our investors, who continue to believe in our vision and expansion plans. More than 70 ... Read more »
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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday, February 27th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] Rexton Technologies Middle East, the industrial arm of Kingston Holdings FZC, is setting up a fully integrated LED manufacturing facility in Sharjah. The plant, being set up with the technical support of Ansell Lighting UK and Pierlite Australia, will have cutting-edge LED production, design and customization capabilities. Rexton, the flagship brand of Kingston group, has more than 12 years of manufacturing tradition in SAIF Zone, and exports to more than 100 countries. Lalu Samuel, Chairman and Managing Director of Kingston Holdings, said Rexton has been providing local and global customers with highly customized lighting solutions for commercial, industrial and special application. “The need of the hour is to make concrete contributions to the green movement. Towards this goal, Rexton Technologies seeks to transform and develop more energy efficient and intelligent products by pushing the environmental innov ... Read more »
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