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Good performance in Injectables and Branded partially offset competitive pressures in Generics. All three businesses set to grow in 2023.

Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC (‘Hikma’ or ‘Group’), the multinational pharmaceutical company, today reports its preliminary audited results for the year ended 31 December 2022.


In 2022, the Group reported revenue of $2.517 billion (slightly down from $2.553 billion in 2021), backed by its resilient business model and good performance from the Injectables and Branded businesses, and offset by the effect of severe competitive pressures in the Generics business in the US and foreign exchange headwinds in the MENA region.


Benefitting from the Group’s healthy balance sheet, Hikma continued to invest 6% of revenue in R&D, supporting a growing pipeline of complex and specialty products. During 2022, Hikma had 182 new launches and received 270 approvals. To ensure the cont ... Read more »

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Connect RAN 5G Software delivers support for advanced 5G features enabling ubiquitous 5G connectivity and unprecedented service access

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Radisys® Corporation, a global leader of open telecom solutions, today announced its Release 17 compliant 5G NR software solution, extending its award-winning Release 16 Software with advanced features like non-terrestrial networks (NTN) and integrated access and backhaul (IAB) that expands coverage ability for 5G Networks. Release 17 relay node and satellite access capabilities will improve worldwide cellular service availability by enhancing the accessibility of fast and reliable 5G connectivity for unserved and underserved areas. In addition to driving ubiquitous 5G consumer access, Radisys’ Release 17 compliant 5G NR software supports enterprise, infrastructure and public safety use cases including intelligent transportation systems (ITS), aeronautic broadband, maritime, critical communications, fleet manageme ... Read more »

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Marlink to leverage SES’s ultra-high throughput SES-17 satellite and high-performance O3b mPOWER system to bring high-speed broadband to remote villages and enable demanding business applications

(BUSINESS WIRE)--In support of intensifying government initiatives to close the connectivity gap for more than 7,500 households across urban and rural population centres in French Guiana, Marlink has been awarded a Public Service Delegation contract to set up broadband Internet and 4G/5G services via satellite networks covering the entire French region. SES and Marlink today announced they have signed a 15-year agreement leveraging SES’s multi-orbit geostationary (GEO) and Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellite network to deliver life-changing, high-speed services to more than 30,000 users throughout the overseas territory of France.

Funded in part by the European Union, the French Government and the Collectivité Territoriale de Guyane (CTG), Marlink and SES will del ... Read more »

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SHENZHEN, China - Wednesday, 22. February 2023 AETOSWire  

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hytera Communications (SZSE: 002583), a leading global provider of professional communications technologies and solutions, supported Shenzhen International Marathon with advanced push-to-talk communications solutions, which empowered the local police authority and event organizer with instant group communications to collaborate efficiently for a safe and smooth event. Over 20,000 runners hit the road on February 19th, 2023.

Shenzhen police rely on a city-wide digital two-way radio system, designed and delivered by Hytera, for their daily routine work and key events such as the Shenzhen Marathon which started in Futian District and passed through Nanshan and Bao’an Districts. Police forces from different districts and departments oversaw the traffic and the order and safety of the event. Hytera’s private system offered seamless communications for them.

The first ... Read more »

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RICHARDSON, Texas - Wednesday, 22. February 2023

Proven interoperability speeds and simplified Open vRAN network deployment

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mavenir, the Network Software Provider building the future of networks with cloud-native solutions that run on any cloud, today announced it has expanded its existing partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) by validating its Open vRAN DU software on the HPE ProLiant DL110 Telco server. Mavenir can now globally extend the benefits of its Open RAN DU solutions on HPE infrastructure to customers.

Cloud computing shifts network functions from dedicated hardware platforms into virtualized software components that can be implemented on general purpose infrastructure and then can be pooled in centralized data centers. Mavenir’s O-RAN compliant, fully containerized Open vRAN solution works on open interfaces supporting O-RAN Split 7.2x and Split 2 configurations. It further disaggregates into a Distributed Unit ( ... Read more »

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PARIS - Wednesday, 22. February 2023 AETOSWire Print 


(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sopra Banking Software, a global financial technology service provider has partnered with KCB Bank Kenya to further bolster the lender’s digital capabilities.

The Bank has contracted Sopra Banking Software to design, build, deliver, and support the savings and lending products portfolio through the KCB Vooma, the Bank’s lending, savings, and payments platform.

With the rollout of payments, savings, loan products, and the migration of KCB M-PESA and KCB Mobile loan products to the Sopra Banking Platform, KCB has disbursed over 40 million loans worth KShs.332 billion (US$ 3 billion) to 11 million customers from October 2018 to December 2022.

Over the past few years, the Bank has been building different products on the KCB Vooma platform in partnership with Sopra Banking Software with a target of continuing to grow disbursements and non-funded i ... Read more »

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HERZOGENAURACH, Germany - Wednesday, 22. February 2023 

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sports company PUMA has signed legendary Kenyan marathon runner Edna Kiplagat, who will start competing in the company’s products at the Boston Marathon on April 17.

Her trademark attitude to never quit a marathon race has made her a fan favorite among marathon runners. In a career that has already spanned more than two decades, Kiplagat, who is a mother of five, has won major marathons in New York, London and Boston and two World Championships titles.

“You can’t talk about the marathon in recent years without talking about Edna Kiplagat,” said Pascal Rolling, Head of Sports Marketing. “She has been an inspiration to many young runners and still has the hunger and dedication to go for the big wins. It’s a great honor to have her as a part of the PUMA Family.”

Edna has won the Boston Marathon ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (“Sinovac” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, today announced that its board of directors has amended its shareholder rights plan. The amendment extends the expiration date of the plan from February 22, 2023 to February 22, 2024.


Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (SINOVAC) is a China-based biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the R&D, manufacturing, and commercialization of vaccines that protect against human infectious diseases.

SINOVAC’s product portfolio includes vaccines against COVID-19, enterovirus 71 (EV71) infected hand-foot-mouth disease (HFMD), hepatitis A, varicella, influenza, poliomyelitis, pneumococcal disease, mumps, etc.

The COVID-19 vaccine, CoronaVac®, has been approved for use in more than 60 countries and regions worldwide. The hepatitis A vaccine, Healive®, passed WHO prequalification requi ... Read more »

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 An unexpected alchemy of Starbucks® finest arabica coffee infused with Partanna® extra virgin olive oil offers a velvety smooth, deliciously lush new coffee experience


Unveiled at the Starbucks Reserve® Roastery Milan and Starbucks Italy stores, Oleato to launch in select markets worldwide over the coming year

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Starbucks today unveiled a transformational innovation in coffee, Oleato – a line of coffee beverages that brings together the unexpected – Starbucks arabica coffee deliciously infused with a spoonful of Partanna cold pressed, extra virgin olive oil. The result is velvety smooth, delicately sweet, and lush coffee that uplifts each cup with an extraordinary new flavor and texture. The new beverage platform which launches in Starbucks stores in Italy on Feb. 22, includes: Oleato™ Caffè Latte, Oleato™ Iced Shaken Espres ... Read more »

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