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Alcatel-Lucent and Vodafone carry out trial of 400Gbps-speed data transmissions over existing optical network infrastructure in Spain
1/30/2015 9:35:45 AM
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) and Vodafone Spain have successfully carried out a trial of transporting data at speeds of up to 400G (gigabits-per second) over a distance of 400 kilometers between Madrid and Zaragoza using existing optical infrastructure. The trial was conducted with Alcatel-Lucent’s 400G technology and demonstrates the ability of an existing …
Erik Varwijk to leave KLM
1/30/2015 9:32:15 AM
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines announced today that Erik Varwijk will, in mutual agreement, resign as Managing Director & EVP of Air France-KLM Cargo effective 1 March 2015. Mr Varwijk has been a member of the KLM Board of Managing Directors since 2011 and has been in charge of cargo business since April 2013, when he was appointed EVP of Air France-KLM Cargo. " I have …
BT CEO sets out ultrafast broadband vision
1/30/2015 9:27:03 AM
BT CEO Gavin Patterson today set out the company’s ambition to transform the UK broadband landscape from superfast to ultrafast. He revealed that BT plans to deliver much faster broadband for homes and small businesses via a widespread deployment of “G.fast”. This is an innovative technology that BT will test in two pilot locations starting this Summer. G.fast will help …
Singapore Airlines And Vistara Launch Frequent Flyer Programme Partnership
1/29/2015 4:15:56 PM
Singapore Airlines and India’s newest airline Vistara today announced a partnership between the KrisFlyer and Club Vistara frequent flyer programmes, providing members more opportunities for accrual and redemption rewards. The partnership enables KrisFlyer members to earn KrisFlyer miles when travelling on Vistara flights, and redeem Vistara flight tickets with their miles. …
TeliaSonera Year-end Report January–December 2014
1/29/2015 10:09:20 AM
FOURTH QUARTER SUMMARY Net sales in local currencies, excluding acquisitions and disposals, decreased 2.2 percent. In reported currency, net sales increased 0.2 percent to SEK 26,606 million (26,560). Service revenues in local currencies, excluding acquisitions and disposals, decreased 2.2 percent. EBITDA, excluding non-recurring items, decreased 3.5 percent in local …
Deutsche Bank reports fourth quarter 2014 net income of EUR 441 million
1/29/2015 9:59:17 AM
Group results Fourth quarter 2014 results Income before income taxes (IBIT) of EUR 253 million Core Bank IBIT, which excludes the Non-Core Operations Unit (NCOU), of EUR 943 million, up EUR 1.4 billion from the prior year period Net revenues of EUR 7.8 billion, up 19% year over year largely reflecting higher revenues in Corporate Banking & Securities …
Atos unveils its vision in Ascent Journey 2018 -The 3rd Digital Revolution: Agility and Fragility
1/28/2015 10:30:25 AM
Atos, an international leader in digital services, unveils its vision and anticipates the technology shifts that will shape business through to 2018 in Ascent Journey 2018 - The 3rd Digital Revolution: Agility and Fragility. This unique analysis is the result of extensive research conducted by the 100 top business technologists from the Atos Scientific Community. The …
Copa Airlines selects SabreSonic Customer Sales & Service reservations system and broad technology portfolio to enhance retailing offerings
1/28/2015 10:27:12 AM
Copa Airlines , one of the leading network carriers in Latin America, and a Star Alliance member, has selected Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) as the airline’s leading technology provider. Copa will leverage the breadth of Sabre’s leading technology portfolio, including the SabreSonic Customer Sales & Service (CSS) reservations system, and airline retailing solutions, …
50 Radisson Blu and Park Inn by Radisson Hotels win Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2015
50 Radisson Blu and Park Inn by Radisson Hotels win Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2015
1/27/2015 11:15:19 AM
TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, has recognised 50 Carlson Rezidor properties across Europe, the Middle East and Africa at its TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2015. For the 13th year, TripAdvisor has highlighted the world’s top properties based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from travellers around the globe. The hallmarks …
Marriott Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Delta Hotels and Resorts
Marriott Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Delta Hotels and Resorts
1/27/2015 9:41:28 AM
Continuing its rapid global expansion, Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announced today it has signed definitive agreements to acquire the Delta Hotels and Resorts® brand and management and franchise business from Delta Hotels Limited Partnership, a subsidiary of British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (bcIMC) for C$168 million (approximately $135 …
oneworld is the best airline alliance for on-time flights
1/27/2015 9:26:18 AM
one world® is the best alliance for on-time flights, according to FlightStats, Inc., the leading airline industry data services and solutions technology company, which today presented one world with its Airline Alliance On-Time Performance Service Award for 2014.  It is the second time running that one world has been confirmed by FlightStats as the most punctual global …
MasterCard Brings Contactless Payment to the PGA TOUR
1/26/2015 2:59:57 PM
MasterCard, the official card of the Waste Management Phoenix Open, and the PGA TOUR® are bringing the latest payment technology to the spectator experience with the introduction of contactless acceptance. Food and beverage concessions at the 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open near the16th hole at TPC Scottsdale will be contactless enabled through a partnership with Prom …
Carrier, ecobee Expand Strategic Relationship
1/26/2015 10:01:14 AM
Carrier Corp. has made a minority equity investment in ecobee, Inc., marking an expansion in the parties’ strategic relationship following their collaboration to create the new Wi-Fi-enabled Carrier® Côr™ thermostat. ecobee created the world’s first Wi-Fi-enabled smart thermostat, delivering increased comfort and energy savings to customers. Carrier, the world’s leader in …
Junk Services Houston recycled over a quarter of a million pounds of material in 2014
Junk Services Houston recycled over a quarter of a million pounds of material in 2014
1/25/2015 4:40:12 PM
Junk Services Houston is a junk removal company servicing the Houston area. They have been in business for 3 years and have over 15 years experience in the junk removal Houston industry. Junk Services promises an honest and affordable solution for junk removal in Houston.  The owner, Rick Lummus, is on a mission to stop our children’s playgrounds from being built on top …
Deutsche Post DHL plans to create up to 10,000 new jobs by 2020
Deutsche Post DHL plans to create up to 10,000 new jobs by 2020
1/23/2015 11:03:15 AM
Deutsche Post DHL is set to create several thousands of jobs over the coming years. As a result of continued sustainable growth in the parcel business, the Group is anticipating an increased demand for labor equivalent to as many as 10,000 new positions by 2020 in parcel delivery. By 2025 the total number of new jobs could be as high as 20,000. For the purposes of operational …
Nokia Networks, Safaricom launch first LTE-A network in Kenya
1/21/2015 11:45:16 AM
Safaricom, Kenya’s leading operator, selected Nokia Networks as one of its partners to modernize and expand its 2G and 3G network infrastructure and to help launch the first LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) network in Kenya. The network launched in December 2014 will offer peak speeds of up to 100 Mbps, which is more than twice the speed offered on 3G technology. Fast down- and uplink, …
IHG Signs First Hotel in South Korea’s Second Largest City
IHG Signs First Hotel in South Korea’s Second Largest City
1/20/2015 10:45:43 AM
InterContinental Hotels Group ( IHG ), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a management agreement with SiLee Ltd to develop the 268-room Holiday Inn Busan Seomyun in South Korea ’s second largest city of Busan.   Situated in Seomyun, the city’s central business district (CBD) and a short drive from the International Airport, business travellers will enjoy …
Serco announces start of new partnership with JD Williams
1/19/2015 1:05:47 PM
Serco, the international service company is delighted to announce today the start of its ten year contract with JD Williams, the Manchester based direct home shopping company. Around 500 employees will complete the transfer to Serco today. The decision by JD Williams to outsource a further proportion of its contact centre operation came after a strategic review of its …
Gartner Says Indian Public Cloud Services Market Will Reach $838 Million In 2015
1/19/2015 11:10:40 AM
Public cloud services revenue in India will reach $838 million by the end of 2015, an increase of almost 33 percent, or $206 million over 2014 revenue of $632 million , according to Gartner, Inc. In 2015, public cloud services revenue is driven by high rates of growth in key market segments, cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS), cloud management and security services and …
UBS Chief Investment Office WM publishes UBS Real Estate Focus 2015
1/16/2015 11:34:14 AM
The current high price level, increased building activity and stricter regulation have cooled the Swiss homeownership market further in 2014. The 2.5% price increase for condominiums and 1.5% increase for single-family houses were well below the average growth rate over the past 15 years. Given robust economic conditions and the gradual slowdown in the rise in real estate …