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- NEC's continuous innovation and commitment pays off - TOKYO, Dec 14, 2018 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has become the leading vendor in the global Call Control (PBX-IP PBX) extensions/licenses market(1), taking the top position as worldwide market leader in MZA's latest Call Control (PBX-IP PBX) report for Q3 2018. With a market share of 14%, NEC was ahead of all other companies in the report. "NEC showed continued strength in Asia Pacific with an extremely strong performance in the Japanese enterprise segment as well as strong share growth in North America. This assisted it achieving volume and market share growth to take the top position in calendar year Q3 2018," said Sam Carter, technology analyst, MZA. The success underscores the strength of NEC's portfolio of communications solutions, the company's commitment to expand its global enterprise c... (more)

"docomo Money Transfer" Mobile Remittance Service to Add China and Thailand

TOKYO, Dec 14, 2018 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC. will expand its docomo Money Transfer mobile overseas remittance service to China and Thailand from December 17, bringing the total number of destination countries and regions to 42. Remittances to 70 banks and financial institutions in China and 28 in Thailand will be possible for a flat fee of JPY 1,000 (tax free). DOCOMO's mobile overseas remittance service, which launched in 2011, enables Japanese subscribers to send funds with ease and convenience to children studying abroad or family working overseas. It has also been ... (more)

Hitachi to Transfer Shares in Hitachi Procurement Service to Infosys, Panasonic, and PASONA

A new company, HIPUS aims to combine the strengths and expertise of each company, and accelerates process transformation led by digital procurement functions TOKYO, Dec 14, 2018 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501), Infosys Ltd. (NYSE:INFY), Panasonic Corporation (TSE:6752), and Pasona Group Inc. (TSE:2168), announced that a contract was signed on December 14, 2018, regarding the transfer of part of the shares owned by Hitachi in Hitachi Procurement Service Co., Ltd., Hitachi's fully owned subsidiary that handles indirect materials(1) purchasing functions for the Hitachi G... (more)

Mitsubishi Corporation to Participate in Carbon Fiber Reprocessing Business in the UK

TOKYO, Dec 14, 2018 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) has entered into an agreement to acquire 25% of shares in ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd. (ECF), a leading supplier of reprocessed carbon fiber, from ELG Haniel GmbH (ELG) in Germany. Closing is subject to regulatory approval and other conditions. With 70% of global supply emanating from Japanese companies, carbon fiber is a signature product among the country's advanced technology products. It has outstanding properties, including strength 10 times that of steel with only 1/4 the weight of steel, and is utilized in industr... (more)

Is Your Organisation Crisis Ready?

Master the art of making the right decisions at the right time to mitigate the detrimental effects of a crisis Singapore, Mar 13, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - Good news travels fast, but bad news travels even faster. Not only do companies have to take the correct action, but they have to respond in the shortest time possible to prevent further damange to their corporate reputation. As crisis and reputation expert, Donald Steel says, "A crisis is a high risk moment for a company or organisation. Research shows that companies which manage a crisis badly lose 15 per cent of their value in ... (more)