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AEB and EBC Channels Now Exclusively Broadcast via Ethiosat at 57 degrees East LUXEMBOURG -Wednesday 24 February 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES, the leader in global content connectivity solutions, announced today that the Ethiosat platform is now broadcasting all channels of the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters (AEB) and the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) exclusively, including many of Ethiopia’s...

SES Networks to Power Ultimate Guest Connectivity Experience on Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady -Wednesday 24 February 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES Networks has announced today that it is working with Virgin Voyages to provide its fleet with the industry’s leading high-speed, low-latency connectivity. The ultra-modern Wi-Fi service will be free for every sailor. That’s pretty fly for Wi-Fi! Virgin Voyages’...

CGTN:Targeted Poverty Alleviation - The Chinese Path to Fighting Poverty -Wednesday 24 February 2021    

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A total of 832 counties, 128,000 villages and nearly 100 million people were living in poverty. This was the reality that China had to face. The task of providing support to them all wasn't easy, and making sure that everyone receives the exact help they needed was even...

Additive Manufacturer Green Trade Association Announces New Members -Wednesday 24 February 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Additive Manufacturer Green Trade Association (AMGTA), a global trade organization created to promote the environmental benefits of additive manufacturing (AM), announced today that eight additional leading AM organizations have joined the trade group to advance...

NHK WORLD-JAPAN Extends Multi-year Contract with SES on ASTRA 19.2 Degrees East -Wednesday 24 February 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Japan International Broadcasting Inc. (JIB), a subsidiary of Japan’s sole public broadcaster NHK and official distributor of NHK WORLD-JAPAN, has renewed its multi-year contract with SES for satellite capacity. The agreement will permit NHK’s free-to-air, English-language...

HALCON Unveils UAE’s First Air Defence Missile -Tuesday 23 February 2021      

HALCON, a regional leader in the production and supply of precision-guided weapons, today unveiled SkyKnight - the first UAE designed and manufactured counter-rocket, artillery, and mortar (C-RAM) missile system, at the International Defence and Exhibition Conference (IDEX) 2021. EDGE, the...

SES Networks Transforms Cruise Market Again as Leading Cruise Companies Choose O3b mPOWER for Enhanced Connected Guest... -Tuesday 23 February 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Four of the top five major cruise companies have entered into long-term strategic framework agreements, with the majority extending through 2026 and beyond, for services delivered over SES's next-generation O3b mPOWER communications system, SES announced today. These agreements...

Posiflex Announces Android 10 Google Mobile Services Certification for Kiosk Platforms -Tuesday 23 February 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Posiflex Technology, Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacture of retail POS, kiosk, computing, and self-service transaction peripherals, is proud to announce a new Android 10 GMS certification, applicable to the kiosk portfolio of both Posiflex and KIOSK Information...

HUBUC Teams up With IDEMIA to Provide Dynamic CVV MOTION CODE™ Card to Help Fight Fraud -Tuesday 23 February 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Embedded financial services provider HUBUC announces the launch of payment cards underpinned by MOTION CODE™ - a dynamic CVV technology – from IDEMIA, the world leader in Augmented Identity, for online shopping across Europe. HUBUC is a novel embedded financial services...

NIMR Signs Strategic Teaming Agreement with Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) -Monday 22 February 2021  

NIMR, the leading manufacturer of combat-proven wheeled military vehicles, today signed a Teaming Agreement with Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Public Investment Fund, to establish a framework for future collaboration to explore opportunities for the...

SES Government Solutions Provides High-throughput Loopback Services to U.S. Department of Defense -Monday 22 February 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES Government Solutions (SES GS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, in close partnership with a key U.S. Government customer, designed, developed and is fielding an O3b Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) loopback capability to provide greatly improved mission-critical communications for...

Pearl Initiative Appoints New Executive Director -Monday 22 February 2021  

The Pearl Initiative, the leading Gulf business-led non-profit organisation promoting a corporate culture of accountability and transparency, announced the appointment of Ranya Saadawi as its new Executive Director. Ms. Saadawi will be spearheading the implementation of PI Vision 2025, the...

HALCON Unveils First Anti-Ship Cruise Missile at IDEX 2021  -Monday 22 February 2021      

HALCON, a regional leader in the production and supply of precision-guided weapons, today unveils its HALCON AntiShip-250 (HAS-250) cruise missile at the International Defence and Exhibition Conference (IDEX) 2021, taking place in the UAE capital, Abu Dhabi between 21-25 February. The HAS-250...

16th annual MIPS 2021 event to be free of charge -Monday 22 February 2021  

Milestone Systems announced their 16th annual MIPS - Milestone Integration Platform Symposium 2021 from March 1st – 2nd which will be 100% virtual and free of charge. The two-day event is open to Milestone Systems partners, customers and media to explore the future of video technology under...

European Public Broadcasters Sign Multi-Year Capacity Contracts on SES’s Prime TV Neighbourhoods -Monday 22 February 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES announced today that it has signed multi-year capacity agreements totaling over EUR 66 million in backlog with multiple public broadcasters in Europe throughout 2020, enabling millions of satellite TV households across Europe to continue watching SD and HD content...

Del Monte to Return to GULFOOD 2021 -Monday 22 February 2021  

In line with its mission to stay attentive to consumers’ needs and ahead of their demands, Del Monte in the Middle East and North Africa (“MENA”) will be taking part in the 26th edition of Gulfood, ‘Gulfood 2021’. The event, the world’s largest annual food, beverage and hospitality...

Laipac Technology Partners With Two UAE Companies to Launch World’s First AI Rapid Antigen Test System -Sunday 21 February 2021  

Laipac Technology Inc., of Ontario, Canada, an award-winning leader in the development of IoMT (Internet of Medical Things) is pleased to announce their partnership with UAE companies YAS Pharmaceuticals LLC and Pure Health LLC, utilizing the power of the world’s first Rapid Covid-19 Antigen...

Twenty14 Holdings signs on Accor to open the Pullman Downtown Dubai -Sunday 21 February 2021  

Twenty14 Holdings, an Abu Dhabi-based hospitality company that owns assets throughout the globe has partnered with Accor, a world-leading augmented hospitality group, to open a new Pullman in one of the most sought-after locations in Dubai, Business Bay. “We are pleased to partner with...

SIGN4L Introduces New Electronic Warfare Capabilities at IDEX 2021 -Sunday 21 February 2021      

SIGN4L, a dynamic provider of agile and adaptive electronic warfare and intelligence (EW&I) solutions, today launched two state-of-the-art solutions that are set to offer a tactical advantage in the missions of tomorrow. V-Protect, a radio frequency (RF) communication jamming system, and...

EDGE Unveils First UAE-made Family of Smart Loitering Munitions at IDEX 2021 -Sunday 21 February 2021      

EDGE, an advanced technology group for defence and beyond, today launches its first family of multirotor loitering munitions, the QX range. In addition, Shadow 50 and Shadow 25, Rash 2 gliding munition kit, as well as new variants of the RW24 range – all designed and manufactured in the...