JDF hunt Senior Cup win against Trelawny FA

first_imgTitle-holders Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) will attempt to make it win number two when they take on Trelawny CA in the second round of the Jamaica Cricket Association Senior Cup at the Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium starting today.The matchup will be one of three in Zone A. The others will see St Ann playing host to Hanover at Noranda Bauxite and St Catherine CA hosting St James at Windalco.Over in Zone B, Boys’ Town will entertain St Elizabeth, St Mary will be at home Kensington and Kingston and St Andrew CA will play away to St Catherine CC.Zone C will see Lucas hosting Kingston, Clarendon travelling toUWI and Manchester welcoming Westmoreland.Meanwhile, in Zone D, Police entertain Portland and St Thomas will be at home to Melbourne.JDF seek third titleThe army men, who are seeking a third successive hold on the crown, will enter the contest following an eight-wicket win over St Catherine CA at Up Park Camp last weekend.Trelawny, in the meanwhile, will be seeking to bounce back after going down by nine wickets to Hanover CA.”Based on out last outing, and the result from the Trelawny game, we are looking to take full points from match,” said Mark Gray coach of JDF.”We will, however, not be complacent and intend to bring all our experience and quality to the encounter.”Trelawny, according to manager Chester Anderson, are also optimistic.” I am hoping that for us it was first game blues and we will improve against the JDF,” said Anderson. “They’re a good team, but if we can improve on our outfield performance we can put up a good showing,” said Anderson.last_img read more

Orange Completes Acquisition of Cellcom

first_imgOrange announced last Thursday that it has completed the acquisition of 100 percent of Cellcom, one of Liberia’s leading mobile operators, through its subsidiary Orange Côte d’Ivoire. Less than three months after signing the agreement with Cellcom Telecommunications Limited for the acquisition of its Liberian subsidiary, Orange has obtained all the official approbations necessary to complete the transaction. Cellcom Liberia has 1.4 million customers, a release said.Liberia will now become the 20th country in Africa and the Middle East to join the Orange group. With a population of 4.3 million people and relatively low mobile penetration rate (66 percent of the population), the country has a high-growth potential for Orange.According to the release, over the next few months, Liberian customers will benefit from the arrival of Orange, one of Africa’s leading players in the telecoms’ industry. Orange will provide its marketing expertise and world-class technical capability to further strengthen the operator’s established network and enhance customer service.This acquisition is part of the international development strategy of Orange, which aims to accelerate growth by entering new emerging markets with high potential. This will enable Orange to strengthen its positions in Africa, where almost one in ten people are already customers.Orange is one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators with sales of 39 billion euros in 2014 and 157,000 employees worldwide at 30 September 2015, including 98,000 employees in France.Present in 29 countries, including Liberia, the Group has a total customer base of 263 million customers worldwide at 30 September 2015, including 200 million mobile customers and 18 million fixed broadband customers. Orange is also a leading provider of global IT and telecommunication services to multi-national companies, under the brand Orange Business Services. Orange subsidiary Sonatel has announced plans to open a joint network operations center in Dakar, Senegal, on 1 February 2016, from which to manage its networks in Senegal, Mali, Guinea and Guinea Bissau. The project will include Orange’s subsidiaries in Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Cote d’Ivoire, Niger and the Democratic Republic of Congo; all core network and platform services for all Orange affiliates in sub-Saharan Africa. The facility will be opened on a build, operate, transfer basis by a third party and once built will be partly transferred to Orange Cote d’Ivoire. Huawei is providing the infrastructures for two sites in Dakar and Abidjan, with the headquarters to be in Dakar. Sonatel said the joint network operation centre is part of its AMEA Network Optimization transformation project. Sonatel said it was too soon to discuss who will be its outsourcer. Listed on Euronext Paris (symbol ORA) and on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol ORAN), Orange first announced the African network monitoring plan in July.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

ABB Installed Over 10000 Fast Chargers Globally

first_imgSource: Electric Vehicle News Nearly 10% of the total falls on Norway.ABB boasts that so far it installed around the world more than 10,500 DC fast chargers for electric vehicles (cars, trucks and buses), across 73 countries.It’s quite an achievement for ABB and a success story of the acquisition of the Dutch Epyon start-up in 2011, which was the foundation for the 50 kW Terra chargers. Later on, Michiel Langezaal from Epyon, become Founder & CEO of Fastned, which of course uses ABB DC fast chargers.ABB news Author Liberty Access TechnologiesPosted on March 8, 2019Categories Electric Vehicle News ABB Becomes Main Charging Supplier For IONITY Interestingly, ABB notes that close to 1,000 DC fast chargers were installed in Norway, which is almost 1/10 of overall volume.Most recently, ABB fast chargers in Norway were ordered by Circle K, which changes its gas stations into energy stations. The deal is for both 50 kW and 175 kW chargers (with an upgrade option to 350 kW).“For Circle K, the high power chargers will help them retain their customers as more switch from petrol and diesel cars to electric vehicles. While motorists previously depended on finding a gas station to fill the tank, electric car owners can power the batteries virtually anywhere, and often in combination with a shopping trip. For gas stations, it is therefore important to be able to offer an EV charging experience that is comparative to ordinary refueling times.” Check Out The 350 kW And150 kW ABB Chargers For Electrify America ABB Hints At Big EV Bus Project – 35 Vehicles, 8 450 kW Chargerslast_img read more