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Dubai, United Arab Emirates.-Wednesday, May 16th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] AETOSWire, the news distribution arm of NSG and exclusive representative of Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, in the MENA region, joined hands with RoadSafetyUAE, an initiative that ultimately aims to bring about safer roads in the region, in launching the Road Safety Awareness Campaign during the Holy Month of Ramadan. Statistics showed that during Ramadan the percentage of traffic accidents are particularly high due to the challenges posed by fasting like fatigue, exhaustion, impatience, and distraction to name a few, hence the reason behind the campaign. Mr. Thomas Edelmann, Founder and Managing Director of RoadSafetyUAE, conveyed, “I’m passionate about this campaign as I believe that by just getting the word out there can make a huge difference in bringing down the number of road accidents this Ramadan. This is why the campaign will exhaust all communication channels in order to get the message acros ... Read more »
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LONDRES-Jeudi 17 Mai 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Avanti Communications Group plc (« Avanti »), un des principaux fournisseurs de services de communication de données par satellite en Europe, au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique (« EMEA »), est ravi d'annoncer qu'il a remporté le prix « Changing Lives » pour son projet innovant iKnowledge à East Africa Com 2018. iKnowledge apporte des salles de classe numériques aux écoles en Tanzanie. L'introduction d'Internet par satellite haut débit dans les écoles rurales et dans les banlieues facilite aux enseignants la formation aux TIC et aux compétences numériques, et fournit un contenu éducatif aux écoles primaires et secondaires. Le projet conduit à de meilleurs résultats éducatifs pour les enseignants et les étudiants tanzaniens. iKnowledge est financé par le Programme de Partenariat International (IPP) de l’Agence Spatiale Britannique et par Avanti, et soutenu par des partenaires internationaux et locaux, dont le Ministère Tanzanien ... Read more »
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LONDON-Thursday, May 17th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Avanti Communications Group plc (“Avanti”), a leading provider of satellite data communications services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (“EMEA”), is delighted to announce that it has won the “Changing Lives” award for its innovative iKnowledge Project at East Africa Com 2018. iKnowledge brings digital classrooms to schools in Tanzania. Bringing high-speed satellite internet to rural and suburban schools facilitates the training of ICT and digital skills for teachers, as well as providing educational content to both primary and secondary schools. The project is driving improved educational outcomes for Tanzanian teachers and students. iKnowledge is funded by the UK Space Agency’s International Partnership Programme (IPP) and Avanti, supported by international and local partners, including the Tanzanian Ministry of Education, Tanzanian Education Authority, President’s Office Regional Administration and Local Gove ... Read more »
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MUNICH & ACCRA, Ghana -Jeudi 17 Mai 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- SGS, un chef de file mondial en matière d'inspection, d’essais, de vérification et de certification, a choisi REDAVIA, un leader mondial du marché de l'énergie solaire en location, rentable, fiable et propre pour les entreprises et les communautés, pour mettre en œuvre son premier projet d'énergie renouvelable au Ghana. La stratégie de développement durable de SGS s'articule autour de quatre piliers –l’Excellence professionnelle, le Personnel, l’Environnement et la Communauté - soutenus par des politiques à l'échelle du Groupe, des programmes globaux et des initiatives locales. Son pilier environnemental se concentre sur la réduction des émissions et le maintien de SGS en tant que société neutre en carbone ; il était donc logique de se tourner vers l'énergie solaire pour compléter son raccordement au réseau, ce qui représente 100% de l'électricité produite à partir de sources renouvelables. REDAVIA déploiera u ... Read more »
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IDEMIA, the world leader in Augmented Identity, is making Ditto Bank PIN codes paperless with its Smart PIN service. COLOMBES, France-Wednesday, May 16th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Launched in February 2018, Ditto Bank is a new generation digital solution, which offers multiple accounts in different currencies to frequent travellers, cross border commuters, expats and students who study abroad. Smart PIN service enables Ditto Bank customers to access their PIN codes instantly in their banking smartphone app. A seamless customer journey means that there is no need for them to wait days to receive their PIN code, which is available immediately, and use their card. As this feature of the smartphone app can also be used for PIN reminders, the card will also be easier to use, since there is no risk of customers forgetting their PIN codes! Ditto Bank has selected IDEMIA to work on the project from Day 1, in 2015. IDEMIA brought the new digital bank a suite of products, such ... Read more »
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MUNICH & ACCRA, Ghana-Wednesday, May 16th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- SGS, a global leader in inspection, testing, verification and certification, chose REDAVIA, a global market leader of cost-effective, reliable and clean rental solar power for businesses and communities, to implement its first renewable energy project in Ghana. SGS Sustainability Strategy is built around four pillars – Professional Excellence, People, Environment and Community – supported by Group wide policies, global programs and local initiatives. Their Environmental pillar focuses on decreasing emissions and maintaining SGS as a carbon neutral company, so it was a logical choice to turn to solar to complement their existing grid connection taking another step towards achieving the RE100 commitment, which means 100% of electricity from renewable sources. REDAVIA will deploy a solar farm at SGS’s inspection and testing facilities in Tema, Ghana’s main harbor. With its experience in all key economic se ... Read more »
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Annual list highlights top performing group business hotels TYSONS CORNER, Va.-Wednesday, May 16th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Cvent, Inc., a market leader in meetings, events, and hospitality technology, today announced the results of its Top 25 Meeting Hotels in the Middle East and Africa. The list was compiled by analysing group booking activity through its Cvent Supplier Network, which sourced more than $14.7 billion and more than 40 million room nights in 2017, helping to support more than 715,000 events worldwide. “With industry research showing the current global value of the meetings and events industry at $750+ billion* and growing substantially, there is huge potential for hotels across the region to capitalise on group business opportunities,” said Bharet Malhotra, Senior Vice President of Sales for Cvent’s Hospitality Cloud. “In the Middle East and Africa, Dubai continues to dominate in the group business category, but it is great to see seven different hotel ... Read more »
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LAUSANNE, Switzerland -Tuesday, May 15th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (“PMI”) (NYSE: PM) today published its third Sustainability Report (2017), outlining the concrete steps being taken to fundamentally transform its business by putting smoke-free products at the core of PMI’s sustainability efforts to address wider societal challenges, drive operational excellence, manage its social impact and reduce its environmental footprint. PMI’s commitment and ambition is to replace cigarettes as soon as possible with better alternatives to smoking for the millions of men and women who would otherwise continue to smoke. In its report, PMI provides a more comprehensive picture of its sustainability activities. With the aim of achieving greater transparency and facilitating the assessment of its progress, PMI has included a fuller set of metrics and data trends. In addition, the company has provided more contextual information on its business and how sus ... Read more »
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Microsoft’s connected patrol and tactical vehicles to demonstrate always-connected mobility using Kymeta™ KyWay™ Terminals during SOFIC and Connect (X) REDMOND, Wash., TAMPA, Fla. & CHARLOTTE, N.C.-Wednesday, May 16th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Kymeta—the leader in flat-panel satellite antennas enabling always-on mobile broadband—and Microsoft today announced simultaneous land mobile, maritime defense and first responder demonstrations during the 2018 Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC) and Connectivity Expo (Connect X). The companies will be jointly demonstrating end-to-end communications and network on the edge with Microsoft’s patrol and tactical vehicles featuring cutting-edge hardware, software, Windows Apportals, Azure Cloud integration, and connectivity to the Internet of Things (IoT), all connected using a flat-panel, satellite Kymeta™ KyWay™ Terminal (KyWay Terminal). “Microsoft’s Azure cloud-based services can be locally replicated in a depl ... Read more »
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SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday, May 16th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Andersen Global is proud to announce a new presence in Mexico through the expansion of Andersen Tax & Legal in Monterrey, an industrial and multi-sectorial city. Monterrey is located in the northeast of the country and is well-known as the industrial capital of Mexico. Home of many large, international companies, Monterrey is a strategic location because of its financial and industrial activity. Andersen Tax & Legal in Mexico became a member firm of Andersen Global in June of 2015. The firm now has offices in five locations: two in Mexico City, Guadalajara, Queretaro and Monterrey. Jose Luis Hinojosa, new Partner leading the Monterrey office, remarked, “It is an honor to join Andersen Tax & Legal in Mexico and I’m eager to bring my experience to the team for the success of the firm with the expansion of the new office location in Monterrey.” Hinojosa has more than 20 years of experience in customs and foreign ... Read more »
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