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  • NEC Teams with BT and EE to Test Future 5G Millimetre Wave Technology at Salford University ACN Newswire - 3 hours ago

    TOKYO, Feb 24, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701), BT and EE will work with the University of Salford as a research partner to undertake the most thorough testing yet into the performance of vital millimetre wave mobile backhaul technology for 4G and 5G networks. To meet this challenge, NEC, BT and EE have teamed up to test the performance of V-band point-to-point mobile backhaul, using millimetre wave spectrum in the 60GHz band. Using the University of Salford as a base, the companies have created a test bed to measure the performance of the V-band radio system over a 12-month period when exposed to rain, wind, fog and ice.

  • Toyota Delivers Fuel Cell Bus to Tokyo Metropolitan Government ACN Newswire - 3 hours ago

    Toyota City, Japan, Feb 24, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation delivered the first fuel cell bus (FC bus) sold under the Toyota brand to the Bureau of Transportation of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. This FC bus (model name: Toyota FC Bus) will be put into operation as a Toei route bus in March along with a second bus that is scheduled for delivery in the same month. Toyota plans to introduce over 100 FC buses mainly within the Tokyo area, ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

  • NEC Launches Compact Converged Packet Optical Transport System for Constructing Metro Networks ACN Newswire - 4 hours ago

    TOKYO, Feb 24, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced the addition of a compact model to its SpectralWave DW7000 series of converged packet optical transport systems for ultra-high-speed optical transmission that can be used to construct urban high-capacity networks (metro networks). This new model makes it possible for the basic functions necessary for the ring-type connection configuration widely used in metro networks to be mounted on a 6U shelf, which is less than half the size of that conventionally used for mounting(1). An ODU-AGR card equipped with GbE, SDH, SAN, and other(2) interfaces used for 100 Gigabit Ethernet (100GbE), 10GbE, and existing network services will also be offered as an option.

  • MPT Chooses Gemalto Services to Enrich Myanmar Customers' Mobile Experience ACN Newswire - 4 hours ago

    AMSTERDAM, Feb 24, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, and MPT, the country's no.1 Telecom operator serving 23 million mobile subscribers, ...

  • Gemalto Demonstrates Fully Interoperable Remote SIM Provisioning for M2M Applications ACN Newswire - 4 hours ago

    AMSTERDAM, Feb 24, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that its On-Demand Connectivity (ODC) solution has completed rigorous GSMA-led ...

  • NEC Announces Plans to Reorganize Business Structure ACN Newswire - 8 hours ago

    TOKYO, Feb 24, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced plans to reorganize its business structure as of April 1, 2017 in order to further contribute to the resolution of social issues facing regions across Japan through its Solutions for Society, which leverage ICT to create advanced social infrastructure. NEC's Corporate Sales and Sales Operations Unit responsible for regional sales functions (i.e., branch divisions and branch offices) in Japan and its Public Business Unit in charge of business involving the national government, governmental agencies, public institutions, and financial institutions, will be integrated and reorganized within a newly established Public Solutions Business Unit that will be responsible for business involving regional sales functions and regional public entities in Japan and a Public Infrastructure Business Unit that will take charge of business involving government organizations and enterprises supporting national and social infrastructure.

  • Microware Group Limited Announces Details of the Proposed Listing on the Main Board of SEHK ACN Newswire - 9 hours ago

    HONG KONG, Feb 24, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - Microware Group Limited ("Microware" or the "Group"), which ranked first* among the IT infrastructure solutions providers in terms of revenue in Hong Kong offering IT infrastructure solutions services and IT managed services, announced the details of the proposed listing of its shares (the "Listing") on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited ("SEHK"). The indicative offer price range is between HK$1.20 and HK$1.46 per Share. Net proceeds to be received by the Group from the Global Offering are estimated to be approximately HK$51.8 million.

  • SYZ Asset Management awarded "Best Group over 3 years - Overall Small Company" by Lipper Fund Awards … ACN Newswire - 23 hours ago

    Geneva, Switzerland, Feb 23, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - SYZ Asset Management, the institutional management arm of the SYZ Group, has won the award for "Best Group over 3 years - Overall Small Company" ...

  • HKTDC Education & Careers Expo Opens ACN Newswire - 23 hours ago

    Diverse Education and Employment Opportunities on Show; Over 2,300 Job Openings Featured On-site HKTDC Education & Careers Expo Opens HONG KONG, Feb 23, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - The 27th HKTDC Education ...

  • DOCOMO Develops eSIM Platform for Consumer Devices ACN Newswire - Thu, Feb 23, 2017 7:00 PM AEDT

    Will enable tablets, wearables, etc. to connect easily to mobile networks TOKYO, Feb 23, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today a new eSIM Platform that will enable companion consumer ...

  • Loyyal collaborates with Smart Dubai in second phase of Dubai Future Accelerators Program ACN Newswire - Thu, Feb 23, 2017 6:00 PM AEDT

    DUBAI, UAE, Feb 23, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - Loyyal, the leading universal loyalty platform, has been invited by Smart Dubai to rejoin the Dubai Future Accelerators Program in its second cycle. The company will be working alongside Smart Dubai to focus on developing and expanding the loyalty and incentivization elements of the award-winning DubaiNOW mobile application. With the aim of making Dubai the best connected and 'happiest' city on earth, Smart Dubai regards blockchain technology as the missing piece in creating a seamless and more efficient digital economy.

  • Explore the Internet of Trusted Things (IoTT) with Gemalto at MWC 2017 ACN Newswire - Thu, Feb 23, 2017 5:00 PM AEDT

    AMSTERDAM, Feb 23, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, invites visitors to Mobile World Congress 2017 to discover how the Internet of Things (IoT) is transformed into the Internet of Trusted Things (IoTT). By combining advanced encryption techniques with robust identity management, Gemalto protects sensitive data in devices and the cloud, and builds confidence in applications such as smart cities, the connected car and consumer products. Guests on the Gemalto stand (Hall 2 No. 2J29) will learn more about the company's "Turning Things On" campaign[1], which showcases the ability of its On-Demand Connectivity solution to enable seamless customer journeys.

  • Hong Kong Designers Launch New Collections at New York Fashion Week ACN Newswire - Thu, Feb 23, 2017 2:30 PM AEDT

    Fashion Hong Kong Showcase Highlights Hong Kong Creativity HONG KONG, Feb 23, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) brought three Hong Kong fashion brands to launch their ...

  • Fujitsu Named to FORTUNE Magazine's 2017 List of "World's Most Admired Companies" for Fifth Consecutive … ACN Newswire - Thu, Feb 23, 2017 2:18 PM AEDT

    Ranked highly in areas such as Global Competitiveness and Financial Soundness TOKYO, Feb 23, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced that it has been named to FORTUNE Magazine's 2017 list of "World's ...

  • CASBAA OTT Summit 2017: Digital Transformation - How is Over-The-Top (OTT) Redefining Media ACN Newswire - Thu, Feb 23, 2017 1:20 PM AEDT

    SINGAPORE, Feb 23, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - CASBAA, the Association for digital multichannel TV, content, platforms, advertising and video delivery in Asia, is pleased to announce its 4th OTT Summit, Asia's ...

  • YPO Launches Second-Annual Innovation Week in May 2017 ACN Newswire - Thu, Feb 23, 2017 12:20 PM AEDT

    DALLAS, TEXAS, Feb 23, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - For the second consecutive year, YPO will host Innovation Week, a series of more than 70 events around the world designed to bring together the world's most ...

  • Suprema Set to Unveil BioSign 2.0, a Game-Changing Mobile Fingerprint Authentication Solution ACN Newswire - Wed, Feb 22, 2017 11:25 PM AEDT

    At MWC 2017, BioSign delivers world-best performance for low-end devices SEOUL, KOREA, Feb 22, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - Suprema, a global leader in biometrics and ID solutions, has announced the availability ...

  • Bossini Announces 2016/17 Interim Results ACN Newswire - Wed, Feb 22, 2017 9:13 PM AEDT

    Signs of Having Bottomed Out for Core Regions HONG KONG, Feb 22, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - Bossini International Holdings Limited ("Bossini" or the "Group"; HKSE stock code: 592) today ...

  • Air quality: ACOEM Group merges with Indo-Australian company Ecotech ACN Newswire - Wed, Feb 22, 2017 7:30 PM AEDT

    Limonest, France, Feb 22, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - ACOEM Group (EUR 62 million revenue, 450 employees) announces its merger with Ecotech, Indo-Australian specialist in air quality monitoring (EUR 24 million ...

  • Peach Aviation Joins Forces With AsiaPay To Launch Integrated e-Payment Solution for Travelers in China … ACN Newswire - Wed, Feb 22, 2017 7:19 PM AEDT

    HONG KONG, Feb 22, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - AsiaPay, a leading payment gateway service provider in Asia since 2000, has announced a collaboration with Peach Aviation, a well-known low cost carrier (LCC) in Japan, to offer UnionPay and AliPay Online Payment acceptance service for its travelers from China and Asia. Growing volume of passengers prefers to choose low fare air tickets especially those in China and Asia.

  • DOCOMO PACIFIC Partners with NEC to Improve Indoor LTE Communications in Guam ACN Newswire - Wed, Feb 22, 2017 5:30 PM AEDT

    NEC access point (radio node) deployed at DOCOMO PACIFIC store TOKYO, Feb 22, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - DOCOMO PACIFIC and NEC Corporation (NEC) announced today that they have conducted trials for improving ...

  • Toyota's New Exhaust Purifying Catalyst Reduces Precious Metal Usage by 20% ACN Newswire - Wed, Feb 22, 2017 5:00 PM AEDT

    Toyota City, Japan, Feb 22, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation announces the commercial availability of a new, smaller catalyst that uses 20% less precious metal in approximately 20% less volume, while maintaining the same exhaust gas purification performance. The design is the world's first integrally-molded Flow Adjustable Design Cell (FLAD) substrate, with a different cell cross-sectional area at the inner portion compared to that at the outer portion.

  • INGREDION STRATEGY DELIVERS SHAREHOLDER VALUE; Executives provide insight into Ingredion's success at … ACN Newswire - Wed, Feb 22, 2017 7:13 AM AEDT

    During a presentation today at the Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) annual conference, Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE:INGR - News) executives reviewed the strategy driving the Company's success as a leading global supplier of ingredient solutions. Ilene Gordon, chairman, president and CEO, told the audience of investors and analysts that, "our success is anchored in a core value proposition of texture, sweetness, and nutrition combined with an innovation focus aligned with key market trends. Jim Zallie, executive VP global specialties and president, Americas, explained Ingredion's focus on global consumer trends, including natural and simple ingredients, reduced sugar and convenience.

  • Constellation Brands Named One of "World's Most Admired Companies" by FORTUNE Magazine ACN Newswire - Wed, Feb 22, 2017 7:03 AM AEDT

    VICTOR, N.Y., Feb. 21 2017 - Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B), a leading beverage alcohol company, has been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the 2017 "World's Most Admired ...

  • HM International Holdings Limited Strives to Strengthen Leadership as Provider of Best-in-class BPO Solutions … ACN Newswire - Tue, Feb 21, 2017 7:23 PM AEDT

    HONG KONG, Feb 21, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - HM International Holdings Limited ("HM International", or the "Group", HKEx: 8416), a leading business process outsourcing ("BPO") services provider in Hong Kong, which was listed on the Growth Enterprise Market (GEM) of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited ("HKEx") on 11 January 2017, plans to expand its business by lifting the service quality of its comprehensive one-stop BPO solutions and thereby fortify its market leadership.

  • 18th Hong Kong Jewellery Design Competition Winners ACN Newswire - Tue, Feb 21, 2017 6:50 PM AEDT

    Jewellery Designed with Passion and Heart Shines Bright HONG KONG, Feb 21, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - Hong Kong's unique blend of Chinese and Western cultures has fostered innovative design talent who apply ...

  • NEC Introduces Wireless Transport Solution with AI Analytics for the 5G era ACN Newswire - Tue, Feb 21, 2017 5:08 PM AEDT

    TOKYO, Feb 21, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced the global availability of its "Smart Wireless Transport Network" (Smart WTN) solution for resolving bottlenecks ...

  • Gemalto and Microsoft Join Forces to Provide Seamless Connectivity for Windows 10 Devices ACN Newswire - Tue, Feb 21, 2017 5:00 PM AEDT

    AMSTERDAM, Feb 21, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is presenting the newest release of its On Demand Connectivity and eSIM technology for Windows 10 devices, in connection with Microsoft. Gemalto's release is compliant with the latest specifications and guidelines for remote SIM provisioning as laid out by the GSM Association (GSMA), a global association of mobile device makers and mobile network operators.

  • MHI Thermal Systems to Launch 17 Room Air-Conditioner Models in Three New Series ACN Newswire - Tue, Feb 21, 2017 2:44 PM AEDT

    - All Models Deliver Outstanding Performance and Provide Optimal Ambient Comfort to Match Lifestyle Needs - SV Series Indoor Unit TOKYO, Feb 21, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Starting in late March Mitsubishi ...

  • Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show and Hong Kong International Jewellery Show Kick Off … ACN Newswire - Mon, Feb 20, 2017 9:00 PM AEDT

    About 4,480 Exhibitors to Showcase Exquisite Gems and Jewels (From left) Kent Wong, Chairman of the HKTDC Jewellery Advisory Committee, Benjamin Chau, Deputy Executive Director, HKTDC and Lawrence Ma, ...

  • NEC and NTT DOCOMO Conduct 5G Base Station Verification Trials of Massive MIMO Technology ACN Newswire - Mon, Feb 20, 2017 8:09 PM AEDT

    TOKYO, Feb 20, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced that it has completed joint verification trials with NTT DOCOMO, Inc. using Massive Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO), a core technology for 5G base stations. The trials were conducted in central Tokyo and Kanagawa Prefecture, and used NEC's massive-element Active Antenna System (AAS) supporting the low-SHF band(1).

  • Revenues for Communications Service Providers to be Boosted by NEC's AI ACN Newswire - Mon, Feb 20, 2017 7:46 PM AEDT

    - Deep learning algorithms analyze user data - TOKYO, Feb 20, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation today announced that NEC Laboratories Europe has developed a new technology, Net2Vec, that brings Artificial ...

  • Fujitsu Support for Blakiston's Fish Owl Habitat Survey Honored by Japan Nature Conservation Awards ACN Newswire - Mon, Feb 20, 2017 2:31 PM AEDT

    TOKYO, Feb 20, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Kyushu Network Technologies Limited have been recognized at the Japan Nature Conservation Awards for an initiative that provides software in support of habitat surveys for the Blakiston's fish owl, an endangered species. In the initiative, the two companies have since 2012 provided the Wild Bird Society of Japan with a software program that automatically extracts the owl's calls with high accuracy.

  • Hong Kong's Inaugural Money Month Launched ACN Newswire - Sun, Feb 19, 2017 12:31 AM AEDT

    Cross-sectors with over 100 organisations and 12 ambassadors collaborate for the first time to improve financial literacy and promote Hong Kong as a city that values financial well-being Money Month Education ...

  • Lubrizol and FinOlex Industries Join Hands to Process FlowGuard® Branded CPVC Pipes and Fittings in  … ACN Newswire - Sat, Feb 18, 2017 1:23 AM AEDT

    The Lubrizol Corporation, inventors and the largest manufacturers of CPVC compound worldwide, and FinOlex Industries Limited, India's largest PVC pipes and fittings manufacturer, announce the signing of a FlowGuard®Processor agreement for the manufacturing and sale of FinOlex FlowGuard®Plus CPVC pipes and fittings in India. The product will be launched in the market by FinOlex Industries in April 2017 and will cater to housing and real estate segments.