Digital divide

Grain Management Completes Acquisition of American Arctic Fiber Provider, Quintillion

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Grain Management, LLC ("Grain") , a trusted solutions provider to the broadband and communications industry, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of QSH Parent Holdco LLC ("Quintillion" or the "Company") , the leading provider of fiber-based connectivity in Alaska and the North American Arctic.

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  • WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Grain Management, LLC ("Grain") , a trusted solutions provider to the broadband and communications industry, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of QSH Parent Holdco LLC ("Quintillion" or the "Company") , the leading provider of fiber-based connectivity in Alaska and the North American Arctic.
  • The acquisition brings this high-capacity broadband network provider into the Grain network of mission-critical broadband infrastructure and communications businesses.
  • Quintillion sells broadband connectivity, satellite ground station, and edge processing services to government and commercial telecommunication providers in the North American Arctic.
  • "The Grain team is excited to get to work alongside the talented leadership team at Quintillion," said Chad Crank, Managing Director at Grain .

Saudi Arabia Health Tech Market Booms: $5.7 Billion by 2027 Fueled by Innovation & Access: Ken Research

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

Saudi Arabia's health tech market is experiencing a surge, fueled by government initiatives, rising smartphone penetration, and a growing demand for accessible and efficient healthcare solutions.

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  • Saudi Arabia's health tech market is experiencing a surge, fueled by government initiatives, rising smartphone penetration, and a growing demand for accessible and efficient healthcare solutions.
  • Ken Research's " KSA Health Tech Market " report predicts a promising 12.2% CAGR, translating to a substantial $5.7 billion market size by 2027.
  • Beyond simply offering digital solutions, the Saudi health tech market plays a crucial role in improving healthcare access, enhancing patient experience, and driving cost efficiencies within the healthcare system.
  • In 2022, the market reached a size of $2.5 billion, and it's on track for remarkable growth, driven by:
    Government Vision: Vision 2030 prioritizes health tech adoption, promoting innovation and supporting startups in the sector.

Saudi Arabia Health Tech Market Booms: $5.7 Billion by 2027 Fueled by Innovation & Access: Ken Research

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

Saudi Arabia's health tech market is experiencing a surge, fueled by government initiatives, rising smartphone penetration, and a growing demand for accessible and efficient healthcare solutions.

Key Points: 
  • Saudi Arabia's health tech market is experiencing a surge, fueled by government initiatives, rising smartphone penetration, and a growing demand for accessible and efficient healthcare solutions.
  • Ken Research's " KSA Health Tech Market " report predicts a promising 12.2% CAGR, translating to a substantial $5.7 billion market size by 2027.
  • Beyond simply offering digital solutions, the Saudi health tech market plays a crucial role in improving healthcare access, enhancing patient experience, and driving cost efficiencies within the healthcare system.
  • In 2022, the market reached a size of $2.5 billion, and it's on track for remarkable growth, driven by:
    Government Vision: Vision 2030 prioritizes health tech adoption, promoting innovation and supporting startups in the sector.

Apply Now: HP Announces 2024 Digital Equity Accelerator to Drive Global Digital Inclusion

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

The Digital Equity Accelerator, a joint initiative between HP Inc. and the HP Foundation, helps nonprofits from around the world strengthen capacity and scale digital impact.

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  • The Digital Equity Accelerator, a joint initiative between HP Inc. and the HP Foundation, helps nonprofits from around the world strengthen capacity and scale digital impact.
  • MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 15, 2024 /CNW/ - In an effort to bridge the global digital divide and foster inclusive opportunities, HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) and the HP Foundation invite submissions for the 2024 Digital Equity Accelerator .
  • Through the Digital Equity Accelerator, HP is helping to create a more equitable world through access to hardware, connectivity, digital literacy, and quality, relevant content.
  • 2024 Program Countries: Driving Digital Equity in Canada*, Brazil, and Poland
    HP has strategically selected countries to address specific digital equity gaps.

Healthcare Triangle Unveils New SaaS Solutions to Drive Digital Transformation and AI Integration in Healthcare

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

PLEASANTON, Calif., Feb. 14, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Healthcare Triangle Inc. (Nasdaq: HCTI) (“Healthcare Triangle,” “HCTI” or the “Company”), a frontrunner in healthcare technology, announces a groundbreaking move with the launch of a new SaaS solutions designed to spearhead digital transformation and AI integration in the healthcare sector. This strategic announcement positions Healthcare Triangle at the forefront of driving innovation, aiming to revolutionize patient care, diagnostics, and treatment outcomes on a global scale.

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  • PLEASANTON, Calif., Feb. 14, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Healthcare Triangle Inc. (Nasdaq: HCTI) (“Healthcare Triangle,” “HCTI” or the “Company”), a frontrunner in healthcare technology, announces a groundbreaking move with the launch of a new SaaS solutions designed to spearhead digital transformation and AI integration in the healthcare sector.
  • These collaborations aim to amplify the reach and expedite the realization of digital transformation goals in the global healthcare landscape.
  • The global healthcare sector is witnessing a rapid shift towards digital solutions, and Healthcare Triangle's SaaS offerings are poised to play a pivotal role in shaping this evolution.
  • Healthcare Triangle anticipates substantial investments in the healthcare sector, reaffirming its commitment to fostering continuous innovation and advancements in digital transformation.

Broadband Providers Boost Revenue 15 Percent or More With Tailored Offerings Built on Calix SmartHome

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Tuesday, February 13, 2024

These updates—encompassing the Calix Broadband Platform and the managed service offerings in Calix SmartHome ™—give broadband service providers (BSPs) powerful new ways to simplify and optimize their marketing and support activities.

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  • These updates—encompassing the Calix Broadband Platform and the managed service offerings in Calix SmartHome ™—give broadband service providers (BSPs) powerful new ways to simplify and optimize their marketing and support activities.
  • Increasingly, BSPs are leveraging the Calix Platform and SmartHome managed services to strategically redefine their brand value around tailored packages that appeal to unique subscriber segments.
  • With this persona-based offering strategy, Highline increased average revenue per user (ARPU) 15 percent in just six months.
  • Hundreds of BSPs continue to enhance their residential offerings with tailored subscriber experiences from SmartHome.

Alef Partners with Jackson Public Schools and W.K. Kellogg Foundation to Bridge the Digital Divide

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Tuesday, February 13, 2024

NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Alef, a leader in mobile connectivity solutions, proudly announces a partnership with Jackson Public Schools (JPS), with support from the Community Foundation for Mississippi with funds from W.K. Kellogg Foundation, that closes the digital divide for hundreds of students in Jackson, Mississippi.

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  • Kellogg Foundation, that closes the digital divide for hundreds of students in Jackson, Mississippi.
  • Alef's Private 4G/5G Network solution, supported with a grant over $500,000 from the Community Foundation for Mississippi with funds from W.K.
  • Kellogg Foundation, deployed a reliable, CIPA-compliant broadband connection for hundreds of students at their residences at no cost.
  • "At Alef, we are passionate about leveraging technology to enhance educational opportunities," said Mike Mulica, CEO of Alef.

CTL Awarded New Contract to Supply Chromebooks to the Commonwealth of Kentucky

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Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Under the contract, CTL is now listed as an approved supplier with negotiated pricing for Purchase Pros' 900 members across 18 states including the District of Columbia.

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  • Under the contract, CTL is now listed as an approved supplier with negotiated pricing for Purchase Pros' 900 members across 18 states including the District of Columbia.
  • "We are pleased to be able to offer our Chromebooks and related products and services for the members of Purchase Pros," stated Michael Mahanay, VP of Business Development and Government Affairs.
  • PurchasePros members are public schools located in the Commonwealth of Kentucky with extension to members across the United States.
  • These members look to PurchasePros to provide the best value in purchasing while meeting the legal requirements of the Kentucky model procurement code (KRS 45A.345 to 45A.460).

New York Governor Visits Belden, Announces Multimillion Dollar Award to Support Syracuse-based Growth Initiatives

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Monday, February 12, 2024

Syracuse is home to Belden’s primary Broadband Solutions location, operating under the PPC Broadband brand, where Hochul highlighted key programs in her 2024 New York state budget.

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  • Syracuse is home to Belden’s primary Broadband Solutions location, operating under the PPC Broadband brand, where Hochul highlighted key programs in her 2024 New York state budget.
  • The Governor also announced a flurry of economic and financial awards, including a $1.2 million Empire State Development grant for Belden and a $1.2 million Excelsior Jobs tax credit.
  • “We are honored to welcome Governor Hochul to our Syracuse location,” said Dr. Ashish Chand, Belden President and CEO.
  • Belden’s Syracuse-based operations have focused on growth and expansion, improvements to manufacturing processes, and supporting state and federal programs aimed at bridging the digital divide and spurring economic growth within the broadband sector.

Lumos Begins Construction of its 100% Fiber Optic Internet to Homes and Businesses in Wilmington, North Carolina

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Monday, February 12, 2024

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240212334395/en/
    Lumos announced the completion of engineering in New Hanover County, North Carolina for its Fiber Optic Internet, with plans to begin construction soon.
  • Backing from local leaders has enabled Lumos to expand and invest in the Wilmington area, connecting underserved communities with 100% fiber optic internet.
  • Lumos is committed to bridging the digital divide and providing homes and businesses with fast and reliable internet.
  • To check if Lumos’ 100% Fiber Optic Internet is available at your address, please visit https://www.lumosfiber.com/builtforthefuture/ .