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Connect-World’s Digest – Issue 27 – May 2014

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Connect-World’s Digest  – Issue 27 – May 20143rd June 2014
Editorial Manager’s Eye, By Anthony Weaver, Editorial Manager Connect-World publications

Welcome to the Connect-World Digest, which provides a summary of the news items that have caught my eye as Editorial Manager recently.

For more information on the news items, please visit our press releases webpage detailed below.


Trade Events

Sviaz Expocom, Moscow, 13-16 May, 2014

­­­­­­­­­­­Sviaz Expocomm in the largest International Exhibition and Conference in Russia and Eastern Europe for Information Communication Technology, Communication Services and Mass Media Communication. “Sviaz Expocomm, Moscow” has become the annual meeting place that brings together the ICT industry executives, business professionals and International leading companies to generate the new business leads, to get acquainted with the cutting-edge technologies on ICT market, to strengthen and reinforce market positioning.


“Sviaz Expocomm, Moscow” is an excellent market marketplace full of business opportunities.


Corporate leaders, policy makers, Government officials and  key market players: network operators, device manufacturers, and service providers


The gross Exhibition space is 52 081 sqm


553 companies from 26 countries


More than 20 000 professionals from different regions of Russian and CIS countries


Comprehensive business program, addressing emerging issues on ITC, legal, political and economic trends that are affecting business models around the world


National expositions from leading countries on ICT market, including Germany, PRC, Canada and the Republic of Taiwan

Ref: http://expocomm.ru/en


China Nuclear Energy Congress, Beijing, 27-30 May 2014

China Nuclear Energy Congress is the regional annual conference which assembles leaders from all stakeholder groups in nuclear energy. With over 2200+ attendees, CNEC has already grown into a leading world nuclear event; and also attracting other emerging nuclear energy market leaders to participate.

ref: http://www.cdmc.org.cn/2014/cnec/

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Thursday 1 May

International standards for real-time monitoring of Flight Data

International standards for real-time monitoring of Flight Data Meeting in Malaysia will bring together ICT and aviation industries Geneva, 01 May 2014 – Following a call from Ahmad Shabery Cheek, Malaysian Minister for Communications and Multimedia, ITU and the Government of Malaysia will organize an Expert Dialogue on Real-time Monitoring of Flight Data, including the Black Box – the need for international Standards in the Age of Cloud Computing and Big Data, 26-27 May 2014, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The impetus for the event, to be hosted by the Malaysian government, is the complex investigation into the disappearance of Malaysia…


Monday 5 May

ITU releases 2014 ICT figures

ITU releases 2014 ICT figures Mobile-broadband penetration approaching 32 per cent Three billion Internet users by end of this year Geneva, 5 May 2014 – New figures released by ITU today indicate that, by end 2014, there will be almost 3 billion Internet users, two-thirds of them coming from the developing world, and that the number of mobile-broadband subscriptions will reach 2.3 billion globally. Fifty-five per cent of these subscriptions are expected to be in the developing world. “The newly released ICT figures confirm once again that information and communication technologies continue to be the key drivers of the information…


Thursday 8 May

Nokia and NTT DOCOMO pave the way for 5G

Nokia and NTT DOCOMO pave the way for 5G Cooperate on 5G research and innovation to develop and validate next-generation mobile broadband technology May 8, 2014 Espoo, Finland – Nokia announced today that the company and NTT DOCOMO INC. have agreed to collaborate on research and standardization of 5G technologies and to work jointly on a 5G proof of concept (PoC) system. This move builds on the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by the two companies in January 2014 to research future radio access experimental systems. To meet the demand for extreme capacity and performance, future 5G networks will need…


Monday 12 May

Ooredoo and Leo Messi Boost Programme for Children’s Health to Three New Markets

Ooredoo and Leo Messi Boost Programme for Children’s Health to Three New Markets Ooredoo and Leo Messi Foundation Expand successful Mobile Health Clinics Initiative from Indonesia to Myanmar, Tunisia and Algeria Barcelona, Spain and Doha, Qatar Ooredoo and the Leo Messi Foundation today announced a series of new initiatives that will transform their ongoing mobile health clinic programme in Indonesia into a global force for better healthcare in the developing world. The Ooredoo Mobile Health Clinics Initiative provides healthcare services in rural areas that do not have easy access to medical facilities. Launched in partnership with the Leo Messi Foundation in…

Thursday 15 May

Cisco Mexico Invites National Entrepreneurs and Innovators to Participate in the Internet of Everything Challenge

Over the next ten years the Internet of Everything (IoE) will create US$19 trillion value worldwide, however 99% of physical objects that may one day be part of the IoE are still unconnected. Cisco is inviting the Mexican entrepreneurial community to participate in the IoE Challenge “connect the unconnected”.


The challenge is looking for viable ventures that demonstrate the value added when people, processes, things and data are integrated to the IoE.

Tuesday 20 May

TeleCommunication Systems Receives $3.3 Million Contract to Deliver Cybersecurity Training for U.S. Air Force

TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that it has entered into a contract with E-volve Technology Systems (E-volve) to enable their delivery of TCS’ professional services to the U.S. Air Force (USAF) for its Cyber Operations Training Program. The subcontract includes a base award term of five months and two, one-year option terms; all of which, if exercised, create a total TCS contract value of $3.3 million.


Thursday 22 May

SES Broadband Services and Meanswhat Launch Enterprise Service Optimized for Cloud Computing in Sub-Saharan Africa

SES Broadband Services today announced a new partnership with Meanswhatto deliversatellite communications for multi-national enterprises and Governmental Agencies with branch offices or production facilities in remote areas.


Giving the same performance as atan organization’s headquarters, the solution allowsremote offices to connect with legacy ERP systems and on-the-cloud data centers by integrating satellite communication with virtualization techniques based on Citrix® XenApp™ or Citrix® XenDesktop.


ITU notes explosive growth of short-range radio devices

ITU notes explosive growth of short-range radio devices Workshop to facilitate harmonization for short range devices (SRDs) and Ultra Wide Band (UWB) Geneva, 22 May 2014 – ITU experts and membership along with other organizations have been studying the harmonization of spectrum usage to facilitate maximum gain and efficiency of short range devices (SRDs) for global adoption. This is imperative in order to accommodate the explosive growth and cross border proliferation of SRDs as well as Ultra Wide Band (UWB), which can allow very high data throughput for communications, high-resolution location and imaging devices. Recent studies may provide opportunities for…


Monday 26 May

Can the Internet of Things (IoT) survive without satellite?

Can the Internet of Things (IoT) Survive without Satellite? By Randy Roberts, VP of Innovation, Thuraya Satellite technology has a pivotal role in driving the growth momentum behind the Internet of Things (IoT) and unlocking the promise of interconnected devices. The nascent IoT movement promises to drive the relentless shift towards the interconnected network of devices. According to research firm Gartner, the growth in IoT will far exceed that of other connected devices and will grow to 26 billion units by 2020, representing an almost 30-fold increase from 2009[1]. Besides the proliferation of connected devices, the continued adoption of machine-to-machine…



Wednesday 28 May

IBM Analytics and Mobile Solutions Will Ensure Medicine Availability in Zambia

IBM today announced a collaboration with the Zambian Ministry of Health to provide citizens with improved access to 200 lifesaving drugs. Supported by the World Bank, the Department for International Development, UNICEF and London Business School, Zambia’s Medical Stores Limited (MSL) will deploy a new medical supply chain pilot project using sophisticated analytics and mobile technologies to better manage medicine inventory and delivery.


First online interactive data representation shows that the goal of all Africans accessing clean water by 2030 “realistic and achievable”

A new interactive map(1), published by the international development charity WaterAid (http://www.wateraid.org), has been launched online showing that 14 African governments are on course or within touching distance of reaching the historic mark of everyone in their countries having access to clean drinking water by 2030(2).


The map has been released on the day that African water ministers and delegates arrive for the start of African Water Week(3) conference in Dakar, Senegal for crucial talks as to whether they should back a proposed new global Sustainable Development Goal(4) for universal access to water, sanitation and hygiene by the year 2030.


Thursday 29 May

VIVA+ DTH Service Chooses Thomson Video Networks to Transmit FIFA World Cup 2014 Thomson Video Networks today announced that new Indonesian direct-to-home (DTH) satellite service VIVA+ has installed a ViBE™ VS7000 multi-screen video system in order to bring this summer’s FIFA World Cup 2014 to pay-TV viewers in Indonesia. A World Cup 2014 licensed broadcaster, VIVA+ launched its first product, Ultimate World Cup TV, in April. Football fans in Indonesia will be able to enjoy all 64 main games for the event on nine Ultimate World Cup channels, two of which will be HD quality. The ViBE VS7000 will serve as a global DTH and over-the-top (OTT) platform for VIVA+’s pay-TV application, with a solution for ad insertion to generate extra ad revenue.

For more information on the news items, please visit our press releases webpage detailed below. https://www.connect-world.com/index.php/press-releases

For more information on each press release, please visit our press releases webpage detailed below and navigate to the relevant date:


Anthony Weaver
Editorial Manager
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United Kingdom
Email: anthony.weaver@connect-world.com
Web: www.connect-world.com
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