Month: December 2017

Deutsche Telekom new Board of Management members: Dirk Wössner as Board Member for Germany and Adel Al-Saleh to lead corporate customer arm T-Systems

Dirk Wössner will take over as Board Member for Germany Adel Al-Saleh will lead the corporate customer arm T-Systems Simone Thiäner will become the new Director of Human Resources at Telekom Deutschland BONN, 29-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On January 1, 2018, Deutsche Telekom AG will get two new Board of Management members: Dirk Wössner will succeed

Deutsche Telekom passed the 40,000 km mark of optical fiber installed in 2017

2017 Deutsche Telekom installed 40,000 kilometers of optical fiber. More than 2.5 million new VDSL households 40,000 kilometers of optical fiber installed Potential for even faster broadband expansion in 2018 455,000 km of optical fiber already laid in Germany BONN, 29-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom is driving the broadband expansion in Germany forward faster than

EBRD finances a local bakery in Turkmenistan

Sold under the Taze Ay brand, the company’s bakery products, including cakes, are already popular with consumers. Datly Sherbet to make biscuits and confectionery for local market and export LONDON, 29-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD is continuing to finance small businesses in Turkmenistan, where the development of private enterprise is a focus of the Bank’s investment

EBRD supports Egypt’s gas infrastructure modernisation

EBRD supports Egypt’s gas infrastructure modernisation LONDON, 29-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD is providing a US$200 million loan to the Arab Republic of Egypt to finance the modernisation of selected gas infrastructure facilities, which shall improve energy efficiency and reduce impacts on the environment. Egypt has an energy intensive economy compared to its neighbouring regional countries, making

Airbus: A320neo Fleet rises to 270 aircraft

TOULOUSE, 29-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading aircraft lessor AerCap holdings N.V. (“AerCap”) (NYSE: AER) has upped its A320neo portfolio after signing a firm agreement to buy 50 additional aircraft. This transaction brings AerCap’s firm orders for the A320neo Family aircraft to a total of 270, owned and on order. Aengus Kelly, CEO of AerCap said,

LMU researchers put a spotlight on the smallest blood cells known as platelets

Left: Trajectory of a migrating platelet, depicted (from top to bottom) as a sequence of time-lapse images of the cell’s outline. Right: As they migrate, platelets can collect bacteria into bundles (orange arrowheads). (F. Gärtner/LMU) MUNICH, 29-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new study by medical researchers at LMU extends the list of tasks performed by the

New substance discovered against life-threatening tuberculosis infections

Dr. Johannes Lehmann (left) and Prof. Stephan A. Sieber examine test results on the antibacterial effect of various substances. (Foto: Christian Fetzer / TUM) MUNICH, 29-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In search of new strategies against life-threatening tuberculosis infections, a team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM), as well as Harvard University and Texas A&M University

Bank Austria Real Invest takes over the ORBI Tower in Vienna TownTown

The ORBI Tower – „the New World of Work“ in TownTown, 1030 Vienna, has been handed over to the new owners VIENNA, 29-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following the closing on 15 December 2017, the ORBI Tower in Vienna TownTown, which is uniquely innovative in concept and execution, has been successfully handed over to the new owner,