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IBI Officially Launches Building Solutions Limited

Friday, February 19, 2021 - 6:55am

HONG KONG, Feb 19, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - IBI Group Holdings Limited ("IBI" or the "Group"; Stock Code: 1547), a building contractor focused on providing renovation services as main contractor for property projects in the private sector in Hong Kong and Macau, has officially announced the launch of its subsidiary, Building Solutions Limited ("BSL" or the "Company"), with the mission to create healthy, productive and efficient environments through the use of innovative and high tech solutions.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Feb 19, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - IBI Group Holdings Limited ("IBI" or the "Group"; Stock Code: 1547), a building contractor focused on providing renovation services as main contractor for property projects in the private sector in Hong Kong and Macau, has officially announced the launch of its subsidiary, Building Solutions Limited ("BSL" or the "Company"), with the mission to create healthy, productive and efficient environments through the use of innovative and high tech solutions.
  • BSL is a solutions provider that offers innovative products and solutions aimed at enhancing the performance and well-being of the built environment.
  • About IBI Group Holdings Limited (stock code: 1547)
    Established in Hong Kong in 1997, IBI Group Holdings Limited is a leading building contractor focusing on providing renovation services as a main contractor for property projects in the private sector in Hong Kong and Macau.
  • Building Solutions Limited is a subsidiary of IBI Group Holdings Limited focusing on air quality and green technology.

Orange CEO Interview - FY 2020 Results (video)

Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 10:02am

The Group has a total customer base of 257 million customers worldwide at 30 September 2020, including 212 million mobile customers and 21million fixed broadband customers.

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  • The Group has a total customer base of 257 million customers worldwide at 30 September 2020, including 212 million mobile customers and 21million fixed broadband customers.
  • Orange is also a leading provider of global IT and telecommunication services to multinational companies, under the brand Orange Business Services.
  • Orange is listed on Euronext Paris (symbol ORA) and on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol ORAN).
  • Orange and any other Orange product or service names included in this material are trademarks of Orange or Orange Brand Services Limited.

DGAP-News: Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG: Telefónica Deutschland establishes long-term national roaming partnership with 1&1 Drillisch

Monday, February 15, 2021 - 9:00am

Today, 1&1 Drillisch has bindingly accepted Telefnica Deutschland's National Roaming offer dated 5 February 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Today, 1&1 Drillisch has bindingly accepted Telefnica Deutschland's National Roaming offer dated 5 February 2021.
  • The companies are extending their long-term partnership by converting the current MBA MVNO contract into a National Roaming Agreement (NRA) under the remedy framework from the Telefnica Deutschland and E-Plus merger in 2014.
  • National roaming services include available 2G/3G/4G coverage while MBA MVNO services continue to include Telefnica Deutschland's available 2G/3G/4G/5G coverage.
  • Hence, Telefnica Deutschland is securing valuable long-term revenue streams while 1&1 Drillisch is gaining flexibility during its network roll-out phase.

Nokia and Polkomtel turn on 5G services in Poland

Friday, December 18, 2020 - 12:00pm

The scope of the project includes the introduction of 5G on top of the existing Nokia AirScale LTE infrastructure.

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  • The scope of the project includes the introduction of 5G on top of the existing Nokia AirScale LTE infrastructure.
  • Polkomtel has leveraged the
    TDD 2600 MHz frequency band to deploy 5G services ahead of the 3.5 GHz frequency auction planned for next year.
  • Nokia is our long-standing partner and we are glad we can cooperate also while building the fastest 5G network in Poland.
  • It was a simple process to upgrade the existing Nokia-based infrastructure for 5G services, which enabled Polkomtel to increase the coverage of 5G services for their customers.

Mavenir Announces Full 2G and 3G Support on Its 4G/5G Converged Cloud-Native OpenRAN and Packet Core

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 1:00pm

Mavenir , the industrys only end-to-end Network Software Provider for 4G/5G networks, announces the integration of 2G and 3G technologies into its existing broadband suite for 4G and 5G.

Key Points: 
  • Mavenir , the industrys only end-to-end Network Software Provider for 4G/5G networks, announces the integration of 2G and 3G technologies into its existing broadband suite for 4G and 5G.
  • The 2G and 3G stack will also be fully integrated into the packet core solution, being totally cloud native with Service Based Architecture (SBA).
  • This enhances Mavenirs existing converged packet core solution, in 4G and 5G deployments around the world today and already providing gateway capabilities, to now provide full mobility integration into 2G/3G.
  • With these solutions, our customers will be able to automate their networks and support all mobile technologies on a cloud-native network.

3Q20 Results: Telefônica Brasil S.A.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 12:02am

Operating Costsdecreased 0.6% y-o-y in 3Q20, due to lower costs with commercial expenses, mainly reflecting the growing digitalization and automation of customer service activities and lower commercial activity.

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  • Operating Costsdecreased 0.6% y-o-y in 3Q20, due to lower costs with commercial expenses, mainly reflecting the growing digitalization and automation of customer service activities and lower commercial activity.
  • Recurring EBITDA totaled R$4,322 million (-3.5% y-o-y) in 3Q20, with a recurring EBITDA margin of 40.0%.
  • Investmentsof R$1,803 million in 3Q20, focused on the expansion of the fiber-to-the-home network and the quality and capacity of the 4G and 4.5G networks.
  • Net Incomeof R$1,212 million in 3Q20, up 25.5% y-o-y.

A.S. Watson Group Retailer Kruidvat Accelerates Store Transformation with NCR

Monday, October 12, 2020 - 1:00pm

NCR (NYSE: NCR), a global provider of leading retail technology solutions that run the store, will provide self-checkout software, services and hardware for Kruidvat, part of A.S. Watson Group with more than 1,200 stores in the Netherlands and Belgium.

Key Points: 
  • NCR (NYSE: NCR), a global provider of leading retail technology solutions that run the store, will provide self-checkout software, services and hardware for Kruidvat, part of A.S. Watson Group with more than 1,200 stores in the Netherlands and Belgium.
  • Self-checkout is an important element in NCRs Next Generation Retail Store Architecture that enables retailers to simplify store operations and introduce new innovations quickly.
  • We are looking forward to helping Kruidvat evolve its checkout experience, said David Wilkinson, president and general manager, NCR Retail.
  • With a history dating back to 1841, the A.S. Watson Group (ASW) has evolved into the worlds largest international health and beauty retailer operations in 25 markets worldwide.

Ericsson to support Telefónica Spain 5G launch

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 11:08am

- Ericsson Spectrum Sharing will enable Telefnica Spain to simultaneously share 5G and 4G spectrum, for a quick and efficient 5G network roll-out

Key Points: 
  • - Ericsson Spectrum Sharing will enable Telefnica Spain to simultaneously share 5G and 4G spectrum, for a quick and efficient 5G network roll-out
    STOCKHOLM, Sept. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Telefnica is to launch 5G services in Spain in partnership with Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) using midband 5G TDD (3.5GHz) and Ericsson Spectrum Sharing on 4G/5G FDD (1800-2100MHz) frequencies.
  • Ericsson field professionals, along with Telefnica, have been working to ensure that 5G base station sites across the network will be fully operational when Telefnica Spain makes the service available for its subscribers.
  • Joaqun Mata, CTO, Telefnica Spain, says: "The launch of our 5G network constitutes a leap forward towards the hyper connectivity that will change the future of Spain.
  • With our swift 5G roll-out, Spain is ready for the next digital revolution and Ericsson is proud to be powering it together with Telefnica."

Now Available Worldwide – NETGEAR Orbi 4G LTE Advanced WiFi Router – The Industry’s First 4G LTE Modem With Tri-band Mesh WiFi

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 1:30pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200811005306/en/
    Orbi 4G LTE Advanced Whole Home WiFi router is now available worldwide for a suggested retail price of $399.99 USD.
  • With 1.2Gbps over 4G LTE Advanced and the high-performance tri-band AC2200 WiFi, this new Orbi Mesh WiFi router is powered to provide an uninterrupted network connection for the smart connected home or small business.
  • With an integrated Cat 18 cellular modem, the Orbi LTE router will work with a SIM card from AT&T, T-Mobile and other major 4G LTE Advanced cellular network providers.
  • Orbi 4G LTE Advanced Whole Home WiFi router is now available worldwide for a suggested retail price of $399.99 USD.

AMN Passes Milestone of 1 Billion Phone Calls Per Year

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 1:31pm

LONDON, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Africa Mobile Networks (AMN) is pleased to announce that it now processes more than 1 billion phone calls annually for subscribers in previously unconnected rural areas in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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  • LONDON, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Africa Mobile Networks (AMN) is pleased to announce that it now processes more than 1 billion phone calls annually for subscribers in previously unconnected rural areas in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • In June 2020, AMN processed 91,623,222 voice calls, representing an annualised rate of 1.1 billion calls per annum, plus also nearly 6 terabytes (6,000 GB) of data.
  • The 2G/3G/4G mobile network services are provided by AMN on behalf of tier-1 licensed mobile network operators in each country.
  • All of the major pan-African tier-1 operators partner with AMN to extend their network coverage deep into rural Africa.