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GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands -Monday, April 3rd 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global-IP Cayman, the innovative satellite communications company with the mission to bring cost-effective Internet and related value-added services to Sub-Saharan Africa, announced today it has signed a launch services agreement with Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (“SpaceX”) for its first communication satellite GiSAT-1. GiSAT-1 is a High-Throughput Satellite (“HTS”) with 150 Gbps of capacity, currently under construction by The Boeing Company.

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will launch GiSAT-1. The deployment is scheduled for Q4 2018 and will launch GiSAT-1 into its trajectory for geostationary orbit off the west coast of Africa. GiSAT-1 will have a mission life of 15 years.

Emil Youssefzadeh, co-founder of Global-IP, said, “Our agreement with SpaceX marks the completion of another major milestone towards getting our innovative service p ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan-Wednesday, April 5th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

    Tetravalent Immunization against Dengue Efficacy Study (TIDES) trial evaluates the efficacy of two doses of vaccine candidate TAK-003, administered three months apart, to protect against all four strains of dengue virus, regardless of previous dengue exposure
    Study includes children and adolescents ages 4 through 16 years in eight dengue-endemic countries across Latin America and Asia
    Achieving enrollment demonstrates Takeda’s commitment to advancing global vaccine business and addressing unmet needs in dengue prevention

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited [TSE: 4502], (“Takeda”) today announced that it has completed enrollment of 20,100 children and adolescents ages 4 through 16 in its global, pivotal Phase 3 Tetravalent Immunization against Dengue Efficacy Study (TIDES) trial, a double-blind ... Read more »

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 Contract extension until 2020 will enable SES to further develop and provide satellite-based healthcare solutions globally

LUXEMBOURG -Wednesday, April 5th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) and the Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs today announced that they have extended a contract to maintain and support SATMED, an e-health satellite platform, until 2020.

Under the new contract, SES will continue to develop the SATMED platform and its medical applications, support the platform’s data-hosting facility, and provide full user support with single point of contact. The agreement also includes the extension of the service to support new medical tools, as well as the provision of satellite connectivity over Africa, the Philippines and Bangladesh.

The SATMED solution is designed to connect doctors and nurses based in remote locations to the outside world. Healthcare professionals will u ... Read more »

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 Gogo secures capacity on 12 transponders across two SES satellites, enabling airlines to meet growing passenger demand for inflight connectivity over the US and Canada 

LUXEMBOURG -Wednesday, April 5th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) today announced new satellite capacity deals with Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO) to meet the growing demand for high-speed inflight connectivity services on travel routes over the US and Canada. The new contracts with Gogo include capacity on 12 additional Ku-band transponders, as well as supporting ground infrastructure.

With these latest agreements, Gogo has now signed important capacity deals across 11 SES satellites around the world, including significant long-term agreements for Ku-band high throughput (HTS) capacity onboard two SES satellites (SES-14 and SES-15) scheduled for launch this year.

SES continues to build a global network of multi-layered, multi-band capacity t ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO-Tuesday, April 4th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global is proud to announce an enhanced presence in Israel by way of a collaboration agreement with Yaron-Eldar, Paller, Schwartz & Co., a law firm with locations in Tel Aviv and Haifa specializing in all aspects of taxation law, both in Israel and internationally. The addition of Yaron-Eldar as a Collaborating Firm of Andersen Global is a part of a larger expansion strategy in Israel and the Middle East.

The Yaron-Eldar team is led by Managing Partner Tali Yaron-Eldar and joined by partners Roy Paller, Rani Schwartz and Gilad Ben Ami. “The Israeli economy is growing rapidly and becoming a high-tech powerhouse. Our collaboration with Andersen positions us to provide the high-quality, innovative solutions our clients have come to expect on a global level,” Tali said.

Yaron-Eldar provides tax law, international tax, real estate tax, and indirect tax s ... Read more »

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 World-Class Software Company Poised for Strong Growth on Solid Foundation of Innovation and Operational Efficiency


DALLAS -Tuesday, April 4th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ACTIVE Network®, the premier global marketplace for activities and events and an industry-leading provider of intelligence solutions, today announced that it has appointed Dana Jones as Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Darko Dejanovic, who has been ACTIVE Network’s CEO since November 2013, will assume the role of Executive Chairman, and will continue to serve on ACTIVE’s Board of Directors.

“Dana Jones is the perfect choice to become CEO for our company’s next phase,” said Darko Dejanovic, ACTIVE’s newly appointed Executive Chairman. “ACTIVE has become a highly profitable, world-class software company with a solid foundation of innovation and efficient operations. Dana is a seasoned executive with a pr ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG -Tuesday, April 4th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

    SES’s new Ka-HTS satellite will embark Thales’s SpaceFlexTM VHTS processor to deliver unrivalled flexibility, capacity, coverage and service quality
    Provides enhanced performance for FlytLIVE Thales’s aviation connectivity services over the Americas

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) and Thales Alenia Space (TAS) today announced the addition of a powerful Digital Transparent Processor (DTP) onboard the SES-17 satellite which will allow SES to offer its mobility customers extraordinary efficiency and unrivalled flexibility in bandwidth management capabilities.

SES-17’s next-generation fully digital payload has been jointly optimised by SES and Thales Alenia Space over the past year, making the satellite even more attractive to customers in the highly competitive mobility market, as well as other fast growing enterprise markets. SES ... Read more »

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Shaping leadership in industrial automation

ZURICH-Tuesday, April 4th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]
Acquisition of B&R (Bernecker + Rainer Industrie-Elektronik GmbH) will close ABB’s historic gap in machine and factory automation
Creating a uniquely comprehensive automation portfolio for customers globally
B&R is a proven innovation leader in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), Industrial PCs (IPC) and servo motion-based machine and factory automation
B&R delivered a revenue CAGR of 11% over last two decades and annual sales of >$600 million1 in the highly attractive $20 billion machine and factory automation market segment
B&R's software and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions further strengthen ABB’s digital offering, ABB Ability™
Clear commitment to B&R's growth strategy, mid-term sales ambition of >$1 billion
Continuity of B&R's management, founders support integration phase as ... Read more »

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COLOMBES, France-Tuesday, April 4th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, today announces that Huawei has chosen OT for the worldwide deployment of OT’s DakOTa v4.0, the first eSIM (embedded SIM) compliant with GSMA Phase II standards in their newly launched HUAWEI WATCH 2.

With eSIM support, major Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) such as Huawei enable mobile network operators to extend their service to a broader range and a new generation of connected devices. Thanks to cellular connectivity users will get much wider coverage and much higher service quality compared with the WiFi or Bluetooth connections previously used for most secondary connected devices.

OT’s eSIM, produced in our SAS UP v7.0 certified factory in Vitré, France offers the most efficient, secure and transparent technology to serve these cellular connectivity needs f ... Read more »

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