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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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RIO DE JANEIRO -Thursday, April 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Unisaúde, one of the largest emerging providers of direct discounted health services in Brazil, has announced the launch of a dedicated payment card for health services that caters to the middle and upper class individuals affected by the exorbitantly high healthcare costs.

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The aim is to provide a prepaid, reloadable debit card solution to all members that manages benefits, consultations, hospital care, medications, and even veterinary services. The project will provide cost-effective benefits to members, while facilitating scheduling and payments throughout Brazil.

One driving factor for this program is the unusually low reimbursement rates to healthcare providers and pharmacies through the standard insurance companies. With the Unisaude Card progra ... Read more »

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass.-Thursday, April 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Stromasys, a pioneer in legacy server emulators and Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork, announces Charon as the first solution to migrate SPARC, Alpha, VAX, and HP 3000 critical applications to the Oracle Cloud Platform.

The Stromasys Charon on Oracle Cloud offering enables SPARC applications to run on the cloud in a reliable and cost-effective way, within just a matter of days.

“We are thrilled to offer a robust cloud solution to our customers by collaborating with Oracle,” says John Prot, Stromasys CEO. “This is the perfect fit for our SUN SPARC emulator, powered by the reliable Charon technology for which Stromasys is renowned.”

“The cloud represents a huge opportunity for our partner community,” said David Hicks, vice president, ISV, OEM and Java Business Development, Oracle. “Stromasys’ Charon technology coupled with ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG-Thursday, April 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that its Board of Directors approved a restructuring of SES’s go-to-market organisation model with the creation of two highly focused business units, SES Video and SES Networks, focusing on the video- and data-centric segments in which SES operates. The new organisation, which will be implemented during the course of 2017, will gather all go-to-market capabilities and allow SES to deliver increasingly differentiated and essential satellite-enabled communication solutions to SES clients in the respective video and data-centric segments. SES Networks comprises the Enterprise, Mobility, and Government segments and integrates O3b Networks.

Ferdinand Kayser, currently Chief Commercial Officer of SES, is appointed Chief Executive Officer of SES Video; Steve Collar, currently Chief Executive Officer of O3b Networks, is appointed Chief Executive O ... Read more »

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GOETTINGEN,Germany-Thursday, April 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

    Annual Shareholders' Meeting passes resolution to pay dividends of 0.46 euros per preference share and 0.45 euros per ordinary share
    Shareholder representatives elected to the Supervisory Board
    Supervisory Board and Executive Board granted discharge by a large majority

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At today’s Sartorius AG Annual Shareholders’ Meeting in Goettingen, Germany, shareholders approved the board's proposals by a large majority. The Annual Shareholders' Meeting thus passed the resolution to pay dividends of 0.46 euros per preference share (previous year 0.381 euros) and 0.45 euros per ordinary share (previous year 0.371 euros). The total amount disbursed will rise by 20.5 % year over year from 25.8 million euros to 31.1 million euros. At 23.5 %, the payout ratio is at the level of the previous years (2015: 24.0 %).

During the ... Read more »

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