* Ministry of Education and Nortis Cimecom - Morocco
As part of a nationwide programme to modernise ICT capabilities in Moroccan schools, Nortis Cimecom, a VSAT operator and a longstanding partner of Eutelsat, has been selected by the Ministry for Education and the national telecommunications
regulatory authority to deliver a satellite-based broadband service to schools beyond range of terrestrial networks. Using Eutelsat's satellite-based broadband solution , Nortis Cimecom has been selected to equip 25% of schools in the first phase of the national programme. The company is consequently now deploying D-STAR in 470 schools in towns and villages across Morocco.
* South African Airlines and CyberSource – South Africa
CyberSource Ltd., the U.K.-based subsidiary of CyberSource Corporation has announced an agreement in which South African Airlines (SAA) will use CyberSource solutions in its anti-fraud efforts. The airline has selected Decision Manager, CyberSource's global fraud management portal, as well as Performance Monitoring, a CyberSource managed risk service that provides fraud system analysis and monitoring services.
* MNT and IMImobile – MEA
The MTN Group has announced it has signed a major deal with IMImobile, an India-based software and managed services provider linked to 350 content providers worldwide. The two companies have teamed up in a move to address the growing demand for content in emerging markets. The partnership will entail providing MTN's 21 markets access to a repository of current and globally popular content through enhanced delivery platforms. Content categories will include music (with local and international flavour), sports, games, entertainment, news and much more. One of MTN's new content streams will be the 2010 FIFA World Cup(TM) of which the mobile operator has exclusive global mobile content rights. Accordingly, MTN will leverage its IMImobile partnership to deliver exclusive 2010 FIFA World Cup(TM) content on subscribers' handsets, including soccer match news, fixtures, match results as well as team and group profiles.
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