Tag Archives: connectivity

Henkel reports 2018 preliminary sales of 19.9 billion euro

Implementation of Henkel 2020+ well under way Preliminary results 2018: Good performance despite significant headwinds Stepping up investments in brands and innovations to capture growth opportunities in consumer businesses and accelerate digital transformation Outlook for fiscal 2019 reflecting increased growth … Read the full press release

VEON: Evgeniy Nastradin becomes CEO of Beeline Kazakhstan, effective from 1 February

AMSTERDAM, 17-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ and Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services, announces the promotion of Evgeniy Nastradin to CEO of Beeline Kazakhstan, effective from 1 February. Evgeniy’s promotion to CEO … Read the full press release

Array of accolades for BMW models in 2018 endorse outstanding standards of quality, innovation, connectivity and design

MUNICH, 28-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW can look back on a highly successful 2018 yielding an impressive haul of awards and accolades. Over the course of the past year, vehicles from BMW have managed to win over not just automotive journalists … Read the full press release

Swedish telecom operator Tele2 AB takes EUR 194 million loan from NIB for its merger with TV and broadband provider Com Hem

NIB and the Swedish telecom operator Tele2 AB have signed a SEK 2 billion (EUR 194 million) loan agreement to finance the company’s merger with TV and broadband provider Com Hem. HELSINKI, 19-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The eight-year maturity loan finances the merger of the … Read the full press release

JAC Volkswagen Automotive Co., Ltd. held groundbreaking ceremony for the New Energy Passenger Vehicle Project R&D Centre located in Hefei, Anhui Province, China

The R&D centre will be located in Hefei and will focus on key areas such as electrification, connectivity and autonomous driving Thanks to the strong support of shareholders, among them SEAT, JAC Volkswagen will continue moving forward with its innovation-driven … Read the full press release

Daimler takes the next step towards securing its CASE (connectivity, autonomous, shared & services and electric) corporate strategy

Consistent implementation of the CASE corporate strategy. Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars: “Our electric offensive continues to gain momentum. After investing billions of euros in the development of … Read the full press release

Bentley launches the world’s first super-fast, reliable and secure in-car WiFi system

Bentley creates luxury automotive office and entertainment space Groundbreaking system provides Bentley customers with the world’s first super-fast in-car WiFi connection Unparalleled high-speed connectivity is future-proof with multiple simultaneous services Bentley partners with global communications company, Viasat, to deliver new … Read the full press release

Continental celebrates a milestone birthday: the launch of Europe’s first pneumatic agricultural tire ninety years ago

Continental launched Europe’s first pneumatic tractor tire onto the market in 1928 From 1928 to 2018: Continuous innovation makes Continental’s agricultural tires an international success Expansion of the range planned for the coming years HANOVER, 16-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Continental … Read the full press release

Inmarsat highlights the importance of satellite communications in its 2018 Superyacht Connectivity Report

2018 Superyacht Connectivity Report indicates low levels of cyber security and increasing demand for home broadband equivalent speeds across the fleet LONDON, 01-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat today announced the publication of the 2018 Superyacht Connectivity Report, which highlights the crucial role … Read the full press release

Inmarsat strengthens links with the superyacht community with the appointment of SSI-Monaco as a reseller of Fleet Xpress (FX) service

MONACO, 01-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At this year’s Monaco Yacht Show, Inmarsat, the world leader in mobile satellite communications, has announced that it is strengthening its links with the superyacht community with the appointment of its partner SSI-Monaco as a reseller … Read the full press release

SiTime Corporation and Bosch to accelerate innovation in micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) timing

A billion MEMS timing solutions from SiTime enable synchronization and connectivity of electronic devices Since 2009, Bosch has supplied MEMS wafers and implemented new process technologies that have helped enhance SiTime’s timing solutions SiTime and Bosch are strengthening their process … Read the full press release

Inmarsat Inflight Connectivity Survey: Inflight Wi-Fi is is a key driver in forming customer loyalty and satisfaction among airline passengers

Two thirds of passengers would be more likely to rebook with an airline if high-quality inflight Wi-Fi is offered LONDON, 13-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inflight Wi-Fi is is a key driver in forming customer loyalty and satisfaction among today’s airline passengers, … Read the full press release

Continental to present concepts for the future viability of the automotive aftermarket at automechanika 2018

Know-how in exchange for points: Customers benefit from new digital service concepts Everything from one source: Product range expanded to include filters, wipers, batteries, turbochargers and brake discs More efficiency: The product range on offer supports processes in the workshop … Read the full press release

Daimler and Baidu to expand partnership through the Apollo autonomous driving platform and to integrate Baidu’s vehicle connectivity services into Mercedes-Benz infotainment system MBUX

Daimler and Baidu signed a Memorandum of Understanding to expand partner-ship through the Apollo autonomous driving platform and to integrate Baidu’s vehicle connectivity services into Mercedes-Benz infotainment system MBUX. Dr. Dieter Zetsche: “Automated driving and connectivity are progressing at an … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband delivers resilient, seamless, redundant connectivity for first-ever trans-Atlantic flight of a Medium-altitude, Long-endurance Remotely Piloted Aircraft

LONDON, 13-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat Government today announced it has successfully supported General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA ASI) in the trans-Atlantic flight test with Inmarsat’s L-band service, SwiftBroadband, delivering resilient, seamless, redundant connectivity throughout the duration of the journey. The … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group China, FAW Group, China Intelligent and Connected Vehicles (Beijing) Research Institute Co. Ltd. partner over e-mobility, connectivity, mobility services and autonomous driving

Volkswagen Group signs letters of intent with the FAW Group and China Intelligent and Connected Vehicles Research Institute (ICV) during the state visit of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Berlin Political discussions held about the role that China plays as … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group China, Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Group Corp. and SEAT to establish new R&D center on developing electric vehicles, connectivity and autonomous driving technologies

Volkswagen Group China, the car company JAC and SEAT will together set up a new R&D center for developing electric vehicles, connectivity and autonomous driving technologies by 2021; launch of a competitive BEV platform in planning SEAT to become a … Read the full press release

The new Mercedes PRO fleet solutions are available to customers purchasing the new Sprinter

Mercedes PRO offers eight telematics packages with 18 services Greater efficiency and transparency for fleets of all sizes Convenient and intuitive operation in conjunction with Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) and the Mercedes PRO App for the driver STUTTGART, 12-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The third generation of the … Read the full press release

Leoni celebrates topping-out ceremony of Factory of the Future

Completion of building shell – plant will combine state-of-the-art cable production with a high-tech laboratory and development centre NUREMBERG, 05-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leoni, a global provider of energy and data management solutions in the automotive sector and other industries, … Read the full press release

Solvay Performance Polyamides enriched its Technyl® range to meet major challenges and disruptive trends in e-mobility

Shanghai, PR China, 27-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay Performance Polyamides announces significant advances in its Technyl® portfolio of polyamides (PA) to provide fit-for-purpose and cost-efficient solutions to meet major challenges and disruptive trends such as connectivity and autonomy as hybrids, all-electric … Read the full press release

Telefónica partners with Microsoft Azure IoT over product integration features, joint go to market and innovation

The collaboration will facilitate device integration enhancing connectivity data exploitation, analytics and integrated diagnosis capabilities. MADRID, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ —  Telefónica, a leading provider of a wide range of IoT solutions and services, announced today an agreement with Microsoft Azure IoT that … Read the full press release

Telefónica and China Unicom will have access to each other networks and deploy their IoT services

The partnership allows their enterprise customers to enjoy the best IoT solutions and accelerate their deployment globally. MADRID, 08-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Telefónica and China Unicom have signed an agreement in the field of Internet of Things (IoT). Under the partnership the two companies will have … Read the full press release

Telefónica Business Solutions to include Microsoft Azure services in its cloud services portfolio

Telefónica’s corporate customers will have access to the best combination of cloud and data connectivity services MADRID, 08-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Telefónica Business Solutions, a leading provider of a wide range of integrated communications solutions and digital services for the B2B … Read the full press release

Nokia unveils several enhancements to its in-home Wi-Fi solution

Expanded portfolio of Nokia residential devices and gateways now supports intelligent mesh Wi-Fi capabilities, strengthened by new Unium software New software and analytics provide self-healing, self-learning, self-care functions that optimize Wi-Fi networks and maximize performance Nokia enables service providers and … Read the full press release

Nokia and China Mobile extend existing 5G collaboration

Companies to collaborate with focus on delivery of services for verticals leveraging key growth areas of smart cities, smart transportation and intelligent video analytics Extends existing 5G collaboration, with China Mobile’s 5G innovation lab to investigate 5G use cases, future … Read the full press release

Nokia and Vodafone Italy start a trial in Milan delivering innovative and smart 5G services

Nokia will provide 5G end-to-end solution to Vodafone Italy in Milan aiming at trialing applications of ubiquitous ultra-fast 5G connectivity to support smart healthcare, emergency services, traffic management and tourism in Milan First successful test of the technology has been … Read the full press release

Covestro to present new concepts based on polycarbonate at VDI Congress “Plastics in Automotive Engineering” on March 14 and 15 in Mannheim

Covestro at the VDI Congress “Plastics in Automotive Engineering” in Mannheim Functional material solutions based on polycarbonate LEVERKUSEN, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Driven by new technologies, mobility is changing worldwide. Trends such as autonomous driving, connectivity and electrification require completely new … Read the full press release

SEAT gets a boost to its development of car connectivity through partnership with Orange

Both companies aim to turn the car into the user’s second digital home The agreement will work towards creating new entertainment services that enhance the experience of vehicle occupants A loyalty programme will be introduced to encourage the frequent use … Read the full press release

ZEISS and Deutsche Telekom expand their partnership for Smart Glasses

The two partners each hold a 50 percent stake in the joint venture that will drive the development of Smart Glasses technology in the areas of optics and connectivity. The goal of the joint venture is to evolve the components … Read the full press release

Verimi welcomes new partner Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) a market leader for the validation of payment transactions, identification, connectivity and data

Giesecke+Devrient becomes new shareholder Pre-version of product tested in piloting phase Shareholder agreement signed in Berlin BERLIN, 14-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The new European identification, registration and data platform Verimi welcomes further support: Giesecke+Devrient (G+D), world market leader for the validation … Read the full press release