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Actility Brings Roaming to LoRaWan Network Operators with Pre-Release Implementation of LoRa Alliance Draft Standard BARCELONA, Spain -Tuesday, February 28th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mobile World Congress: Actility and Sagemcom, pioneering industry leaders in Low Power Wide Area network software, today announce the availability of roaming between LoRaWAN networks, based on early implementation of the draft standard proposed by the LoRa Alliance™, which...

Zain Partners with Flytxt to Enhance Customer Experience BARCELONA, Spain -Tuesday, February 28th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Flytxt, a fast growing customer data analytics software company, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to deploy its Customer Value Management (CVM) solutions for Zain Group, a leading mobile telecom innovator in eight markets across the Middle East and Africa....

CORRECTING and REPLACING A.M. Best Special Report: National Insurers in the United Arab Emirates Back in the Black LONDON -Tuesday, February 28th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First set of data in third graph of release dated February 23, 2017 should read: "AED 885 million (USD 241 million)" [instead of "AED 926 million (USD 252 million)"]. First sentence, fourth graph should read: "... a total of 23 companies generated an operating profit in...

Asiacell, Deutsche Telekom, Turkcell, Vodafone and Zain Named as Joint Recipients of 2017 GSMA Award for Outstanding... BARCELONA, Spain -Monday, February 27th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At Mobile World Congress today, the GSMA announced that Asiacell, Deutsche Telekom, Turkcell, Vodafone and Zain are the winners of the GSMA’s “Outstanding Contribution to the Mobile Industry Award” for 2017. The joint honorees were recognised for their work in supporting...

Mobileum Collaborates With AT&T to Roll Out Global WiFi Coverage for Service Providers CUPERTINO, Calif. -Monday, February 27th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mobileum, the leader in roaming and analytics solutions for telecom business transformation, will work with AT&T to offer AT&T’s WiFi Hub service as part of its portfolio of solutions for service providers around the world. Service providers will be able to roll out products...

myDevices Cayenne Showcased by 14 Partners at Mobile World Congress BARCELONA, Spain -Monday, February 27th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- myDevices, the Internet of Things (IoT) solutions company that “simplifies the connected world”, today announced a multitude of companies that are demonstrating their IoT hardware using myDevices’ award-winning Cayenne IoT project builder at Mobile World Congress, the...

New Miniature Panomorph Lens for VR and 360° Cameras in Mass Production BARCELONA, Spain -Monday, February 27th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ImmerVision, the inventor of the 360-degree panomorph lens and worldwide expert in immersive optical and imaging technology announces the mass production of a new 360° panomorph lens by Kolen, a global lens supplier, optimized for VR and 360° camera products. Designed by...

TFG Asset Management Reveals Industry-First Insight into Recruitment Challenges Facing Dubai Hoteliers Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, February 26th 2017 [ar]  

In an industry first, hotel asset management specialist TFG Asset Management has revealed the financial impact of high staff turnover on Dubai’s booming hotel industry. Dubai’s hotel room supply grew five percent in 2016 to surpass the milestone of 100,000 rooms for the first time.  The...

A.M. Best Special Report: National Insurers in the United Arab Emirates Back in the Black LONDON -Sunday, February 26th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- After an extremely challenging year of underwriting and investment losses for many market participants during 2015, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) insurance market has swung back into the black in 2016. The market has endured regulatory upheaval in the past year as it seeks...

OT Confirms Its Leadership in eSIM with the World’s First GSMA Security Accreditation in the Consumer Space COLOMBES, France -Saturday, February 25th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions, has successfully achieved the GSMA Security Accreditation Scheme certification (SAS-SM) for its eSIM subscription management solution for consumer devices at...

During the Mobile World Congress OT demonstrates how to secure Low Power Networks for IoT with Sierra Wireless COLOMBES, France -Saturday, February 25th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions will demonstrate on its booth at Mobile World Congress 2017 how to secure Low Power (LPWA) Networks in licensed spectrum using M2M cellular modules from Sierra...

REVLIMID® (Lenalidomide) Approved by the European Commission as Monotherapy for the Maintenance Treatment... BOUDRY, Switzerland -Friday, February 24th 2017

Oral REVLIMID® is the first and only medicine licensed in Europe for use as post-autologous stem cell transplantation maintenance therapy in multiple myeloma The new indication expands the availability of REVLIMID® across the disease continuum of multiple myeloma (BUSINESS WIRE)--...

GSA and GSMA Announce Agreement to Collaborate on Spectrum for 5G Networks LONDON -Friday, February 24th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA) and the GSMA today announced an agreement that will help pave the way for the development of 5G mobile broadband networks globally. Through this cooperation framework, the two organisations will share and collaborate on spectrum...

OT and Telenor Group Partner to Be Ahead of the SIM Digitalization Era COLOMBES, France -Friday, February 24th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, today announces that OT has been selected by Telenor Group, one of the largest mobile telecommunication companies, to launch OT’s subscription management technology for...

PEARL by OT® eSE Obtains Certification for Mobile Payment Services in China COLOMBES, France -Thursday, February 23rd 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, today announces that the newly released version of its embedded Secure Element, PEARL by OT®, has obtained MTPS Chinese certification for mobile payment services. MTPS...

GRI G4, the most widely used sustainability reporting framework globally Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, February 23rd 2017 [ar] [fr]

Sustainability reporters across the globe have been using the GRI Guidelines for the past 15 years. GRI reports have been published from more than 90 countries around the world, with thousands of organisations referencing the guidelines to create the leading framework for sustainability...

GSMA Urges Policymakers to Advance the Digital Economy in New Report LONDON -Thursday, February 23rd 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today launched a new report that encourages governments to pursue policies that incentivise investment and promote development of digital economies, building an inclusive digital future for their citizens. The report, “Embracing the Digital Revolution: Policies for...

MetLife is First U.S. Insurer to Achieve Carbon Neutrality NEW YORK -Thursday, February 23rd 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that it has achieved its 2015 goal of carbon neutrality, becoming the first U.S.-based insurer to do so. MetLife achieved carbon neutrality by integrating sustainability and energy efficiency best practices across the company’s...

Greg Williams, from NASA’s Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate, to Keynote Capability Counts 2017... PITTSBURGH -Thursday, February 23rd 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In a recent CMMI Institute study, nearly 50% of organizations reported that they don’t have standard processes in place that enable them to adapt their capabilities quickly to opportunities. And, now more than ever, leaders must ensure their organizations deliver above and...

The Internet of the Seas Sets Sail LONDON -Wednesday, February 22nd 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The University of St Andrews Sea Mammal Research Unit (SMRU) is developing smart telemetry tags using Narrow Band-IoT (NB-IoT) technology to track and monitor the movement of harbour seals and research their population decline. NB-IoT is a Low Power, Wide Area (LPWA) technology...