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GSMA Mobile Money Programme and Mobile Money Providers Join Forces to Increase Financial Inclusion

LONDON - Monday, September 12th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced that all three mobile money providers in Madagascar – Airtel Money, mVola and Orange Money – are rolling out interoperable mobile money services across the entire country. This launch makes Madagascar the second market in Africa, following Tanzania, where all mobile money providers are making their services interoperable, allowing transactions to flow seamlessly across all mobile money providers.

“The launch of interoperable mobile money services across all networks in both Madagascar and Tanzania underscores the mobile industry’s commitment to delivering life-enhancing financial services to consumers. Greater financial inclusion will empower the underserved and drive economic growth across the country,” said John Giusti, Chief Regulatory O ... Read more »

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ORANGEBURG, S.C. - Wednesday, September 14th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) uses a strong magnetic field to image the body and is known as the gold standard in diagnostic imaging. This non-invasive imaging technique can be used to diagnose several medical conditions because of its superior ability to visualize soft tissue. Currently, however, vascular interventions such as cardiac ablation, percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), and transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) rely on fluoroscopy (x-ray) as a means to visualize the procedure. These interventions use catheters constructed of metals such as stainless steel to allow flexibility and kink resistance. Unlike MRI, procedures using x-ray expose patients and clinicians to ionizing radiation. With the ever-increasing interest in the development of an MRI-compatible intravascular catheter, Zeus Industrial Products Inc. (“Zeus”) recently announced the l ... Read more »

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SIENA, Italy & MCLEAN, Va. - Wednesday, September 14th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has reached a management agreement with Agricola Merse Srl to bring Curio - A Collection by Hilton to Tuscany. The 101-guestroom La Bagnaia Golf & Spa Resort Siena is set to welcome guests from March 2017.

Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president, development, EMEA, Hilton said, “La Bagnaia Golf & Spa Resort Siena is a stunning, one-of-a-kind hotel and, in joining the Curio Collection, this remarkable property will keep its unique identity whilst benefiting from Hilton’s support as a leading global hospitality company. With over 11 million tourists visiting Tuscany every year, there continues to be strong demand in the region for an upscale, full service hotel, and we’re absolutely delighted to welcome La Bagnaia into the Curio Collection.”

Surrounded by the beautiful Sienese countryside, La Bagnaia is a tranquil ... Read more »

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PARIS - Saturday, September 10th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- These new low power Ultra HD receivers, with an option for embedded 4x4 Wi-Fi ac in the SoC, support Ultra HD HDR for an ultimate viewing experience with impressive contrast (bright whites and deep blacks) and an enriched color palette.

Re-enforcing its leading position in 4K UHD set-top box market, Sagemcom will demonstrate this next-generation range of innovative set-top boxes at IBC.

During the exhibition, Sagemcom will also present the ten already deployed 4K projects it has with Tier 1 operators. These operators entrusted Sagemcom with the launch of their first Ultra HD offers in their respective markets.

About Sagemcom
A French high-tech group of international dimensions, Sagemcom operates on the broadband (digital home, s ... Read more »

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Over 12,000 Registrants to Participate in the Virtual 1st World Sepsis Congress on Sept. 8-9, 2016

IRVINE, Calif. - Friday, September 9th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation is happy to announce its sponsorship and participation in the 1st World Sepsis Congress on September 8-9, 2016, convened by the Global Sepsis Alliance. Featured speakers include German Minister of State, Dr. Helge Braun, Joe Kiani, Founder of the Patient Safety Movement Foundation, Dr. Marie-Paule Kieny, Assistant Director-General of the WHO, Achim Steiner, former Under-Secretary General UN and Director of UNEP, and many leading clinical experts from around the world. For more information on the program:

The 1st World Sepsis Congress is an introduction and prelude to the 5th World Sepsis Day to be held on September 13th – Over 130 countries will participate in the Congress which ha ... Read more »

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Three demonstrations will be transmitted via SES's prime orbital slot of 19.2 degrees East

LUXEMBOURG & AMSTERDAM - Friday, September 9th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that it will broadcast three demonstrations of Ultra HD (UHD) with High Dynamic Range (HDR) at IBC 2016 in Amsterdam.

One demonstration will broadcast the UHD HDR test channel with content produced by LG Electronics that was launched in May during SES’s annual Industry Days. This channel will be showcased on a 65 inch LGE OLED flat screen and will be encoded in the Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG) format, a backwards compatible HDR technology developed by BBC and NHK.

The second demonstration will showcase two sets of UHD content in HDR, produced by Samsung and SES respectively. The content will be displayed on a 75 inch Samsung Quantum dot SUHD TV and will also use the HLG format.

A third UHD demonstration wi ... Read more »

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SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Tuesday, September 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hytera, a world leading solution provider of Professional Mobile Radio communications, was awarded two projects by the Ministry of the Presidency of Dominican Republic. In order to establish a nationwide emergency response network for National Emergency Care System and Security 9-1-1 (Sistema Nacional de AtenciĆ³n a Emergencias y Seguridad), Dominican Republic government selected TETRA (Terrestrial Trunked Radio) technology for mission critical communications, and launched two public tenders at the end of 2015; one is to cover two cities, Haina and San Cristobal, adjacent to the capital city Santo Domingo, with 5 sites and 528 terminals, while the other is to cover Santiago, the second largest city of the country, with 30 sites and 2,155 terminals.

The existing TETRA network in the Santo Domingo area was delivered also by Hytera as a result of a contract awarded by Dominic ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG & AMSTERDAM - Friday, September 9th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

• SAT>IP Alliance founding members, leading satellite operators SES, EUTELSAT and HISPASAT and manufacturers Panasonic, NAGRA, and MaxLinear, are inviting additional manufacturers and broadcasters to join the SAT>IP Alliance

• SAT>IP technology makes it possible to distribute satellite TV services in an efficient way to any device connected to a domestic IP network

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At IBC this year, SES and its SAT>IP Alliance partners EUTELSAT, HISPASAT, Panasonic, NAGRA and MaxLinear will hold a general assembly meeting to discuss the next steps of the Alliance that was created last year to market and develop compatible hardware and software for the SAT>IP technology.


The SAT>IP Alliance is a non-profit organisation in charge of setting forth SAT>IP-related strategic developments and creating working groups through its executive commi ... Read more »

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