Senator Warren Newby to Address Optimist Conference

first_imgAdvertisements Senator Warren Newby to Address Optimist Conference UncategorizedNovember 21, 2007 FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Senator Warren Newby, Parliamentary Secretary with responsibility for Youth in the Ministry of Information, Culture, Youth and Sports will deliver the keynote address at the Governor’s Welcome Reception for the start of the First Quarter Conference of the Caribbean District of Optimist International Friday, November 23 at the Hilton Kingston Hotel.The Conference will include training sessions, consider reports and conduct other business of the 17 Zones spanning the Caribbean Optimist District.The Business Sessions on Saturday and Sunday which will be chaired by Governor Granville Newell, will have powerful speakers such as Vice President of Optimist International Shirley Jarrett, who created history when she was elected the first woman Governor of the Caribbean District in 1999-2000. International Vice President Shirley is making her official visit to the region. Also on the panel of speakers is Her Honour Justice Paula Blake-Powell.Optimist International is a service organisation with more than 3,000 clubs and over 100,000 members serving in 37 countries. It is community-based and focuses on youth, providing assistance worth 78-million United States dollars to six million young people annually through community service projects.History is also being created in the organization internationally with the ascendancy of Jamaica’s and the Caribbean’s Theodore Golding to the top position of Optimist International. Not only is Mr. Golding the first person from outside of North America to be elected President of the 88-year-old Optimist International, he is the first black person.Mr. Golding is a retired banker with considerable business experience and he was a among a handful of persons instrumental in introducing the Optimist International service clubs to Jamaica and the English-speaking Caribbean.There are now just under one-hundred Optimist clubs in the Region with more than 3,000 members. RelatedSenator Warren Newby to Address Optimist Conferencecenter_img RelatedSenator Warren Newby to Address Optimist Conference RelatedSenator Warren Newby to Address Optimist Conferencelast_img read more

Etisalat makes another OpenRAN move

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to MoreAddThisMore 18 FEB 2020 Etisalat partnered with US-based open RAN equipment provider Parallel Wireless to trial the technology across its markets in the Middle East, Africa and Asia, as the operator targeted a reduction in the cost and complexity of network deployments.The trials will employ Parallel Wireless’ software-defined products to operate 2G, 3G and 4G technologies simultaneously on the same base station. Parallel Wireless noted in a press release its platform can also be upgraded to include 5G compatibility via an update.Hatem Bamatraf, CTO of Etisalat International, explained the trials are “in line with our long-term strategy”, reinforcing the operator’s commitment to “take the lead in OpenRAN” and work with partners to “create an innovative ecosystem in all of our markets”.He added the use of Parallel Wireless’ All G platform will “provide efficiency and cost benefits for 4G and 5G, in addition to setting a roadmap for the next generation of telecom networks”.The move comes after Etisalat partnered with Altiostar, NEC and Cisco to launch an open virtual RAN in its home UAE market in January. Subscribe to our daily newsletter Back Etisalat Tags Author Home Etisalat makes another OpenRAN move Diana Goovaerts Related Rakuten adds Etisalat to RCP open RAN list Diana is Mobile World Live’s US Editor, reporting on infrastructure and spectrum rollouts, regulatory issues, and other carrier news from the US market. Diana came to GSMA from her former role as Editor of Wireless Week and CED Magazine, digital-only… Read more Etisalat interim chief made permanent Etisalat to bring open RAN to Afghanistan Previous ArticleRealme targets connectivity with IoT appNext ArticleDell targets operators with edge compute portfolio last_img read more