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Octapharma Group Publishes 2016 Annual Results Reporting Revenue of €1.6 Billion and Operating Income of €383... LACHEN, Switzerland -Thursday, March 2nd 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Octapharma Group can report a record-breaking result with sales of €1.6 billion, which represents an increase of €87 million or 5.8% compared with 2015. Octapharma achieved sales growth of 18.8% in North America, 14% in Eastern Europe and 6% in its well-established...

World’s Largest Oil Exhibition cippe to Feature 18 International Pavilions in 2017 BEIJING -Thursday, March 2nd 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- cippe 2017 (the 17th China International Petroleum & Petrochemical Technology and Equipment Exhibition) will kick off on March 20, 2017 at New China International Exhibition Center in Beijing. The event will gather around 2,000 exhibitors from 65 countries and regions,...

New Study Assesses the Utility of Masimo PVi® Monitoring During Colorectal Surgery NEUCHATEL, Switzerland -Wednesday, March 1st 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the findings of a recent study conducted on low-risk patients undergoing colorectal surgery, in which researchers assessed the utility of noninvasive and continuous Masimo PVi® (Pleth Variability Index) monitoring to guide fluid...

GSMA Launches Inaugural Humanitarian Connectivity Charter Annual Report BARCELONA, Spain -Wednesday, March 1st 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today launched the first Humanitarian Connectivity Charter Annual Report, highlighting efforts by mobile network operator (MNO) signatories to support disaster preparedness and response activities around the world during 2016. This annual report maps the progress made...

Latest GSMA Report Highlights Success of Mobile Money with over Half a Billion Accounts Worldwide BARCELONA, Spain -Wednesday, March 1st 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today unveiled its sixth ‘State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money’, offering a current snapshot of the mobile money landscape and highlighting the impact of mobile money on lives, economies and innovation over the past 10 years. The report provides the only...

United Nations Foundation and GSMA Team Up to Support Data for Good BARCELONA, Spain -Wednesday, March 1st 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The United Nations Foundation and the GSMA announced a partnership today at Mobile World Congress that leverages their shared objective to unlock the power of data for good, specifically to support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). “Better use of the...

Affiliates of Siris Capital Complete Combination of Mitel Mobile with Xura and Ranzure Networks to Create the New... RICHARDSON, Texas -Wednesday, March 1st 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today affiliates of Siris Capital Group, LLC (“Siris Capital” or “Siris”) and Xura, Inc. (“Xura”) announced the completion of the acquisition of Mitel Mobility, Inc. (“Mitel Mobile”), a division of Mitel Networks Corporation (“Mitel”, Nasdaq: MITL, TSX:...

Philip Morris International Recognized as a Global Top Employer LAUSANNE, Switzerland -Wednesday, March 1st 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE/Euronext Paris: PM) today is recognized for the first time as a Global Top Employer. Since 2014, PMI has received regional and national certification as a Top Employer in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Canada, and...

New GSMA Report Sets out Industry Vision for the 5G Era BARCELONA, Spain -Tuesday, February 28th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At Mobile World Congress today, the GSMA published a report outlining the mobile industry’s collective vision and expectations for the 5G era. The new study, ‘The 5G Era: Age of Boundless Connectivity and Intelligent Automation’, is based on an extensive survey of 750...

New GSMA Report Highlights Messaging as a Platform Opportunity LONDON -Tuesday, February 28th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today issued a new report titled, ‘Messaging as a Platform – The Operator Opportunity,’ that outlines how operators can play a central role in the future of Messaging as a Platform (MaaP). The report was created with contributions from AT&T, China Mobile, China...

Toshiba Storage & Electronic Devices Solutions Company Publishes English Edition of Environmental Report 2016 TOKYO -Tuesday, February 28th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced the release of the English edition of “Toshiba Storage & Electronic Devices Solutions Company Environmental Report 2016,” its annual review of environmental policy, measures and activities. The 2016 report covers...

Moody’s Analytics Launches the PartnerAlliance Program LONDON -Tuesday, February 28th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Analytics has today announced the launch of its new PartnerAlliance network. This program invites best of breed consultancies, system integrators, and technology vendors to bring Moody’s Analytics’ award-winning capabilities to common customers, creating...

GSMA Launches Big Data for Social Good Initiative BARCELONA, Spain -Tuesday, February 28th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today at Mobile World Congress, the GSMA launched the “Big Data for Social Good” initiative, which will leverage mobile operators’ big data capabilities to address humanitarian crises, including epidemics and natural disasters. The programme is being launched with 16 of...

NTT Communications Expands Its DDoS Protection Services NEW YORK -Tuesday, February 28th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the global data and IP services arm of Fortune Global 500 telecom leader NTT (NYSE: NTT), announced that it is expanding its Distributed Denial of Service Protection Services (DPS). The expanded suite of services will enable its...

Number of Global Mobile Subscribers to Surpass Five Billion This Year, Finds New GSMA Study BARCELONA, Spain -Tuesday, February 28th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The number of unique mobile subscribers around the world will surpass 5 billion later this year, according to a new GSMA study. The 2017 global edition of the GSMA’s ‘Mobile Economy’ report reveals that the 5 billion-subscriber milestone will be achieved by mid-year 2017...

Arch Reinsurance Ltd. Announces Formation of Arch Underwriters (Gulf) Limited HAMILTON, Bermuda -Tuesday, February 28th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Arch Reinsurance Ltd. , Bermuda (Arch Re), is pleased to announce the formation of Arch Underwriters (Gulf) Limited (AUGL) to be based in the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC), UAE, subject to final approval from the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA). AUGL...

New global survey results show: 2 out of 3 patients said they were involved in the decision-making process about the... INGELHEIM, Germany -Tuesday, February 28th 2017

When agreeing on an appropriate treatment, 30% of involved patients said further discussion was not needed and they preferred to strictly follow their doctor or nurse’s recommendation1 Every third IPF patient interviewed said they were not involved, losing the opportunity to share...

Actility Brings Roaming to LoRaWan Network Operators with Pre-Release Implementation of LoRa Alliance Draft Standard BARCELONA, Spain -Tuesday, February 28th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mobile World Congress: Actility and Sagemcom, pioneering industry leaders in Low Power Wide Area network software, today announce the availability of roaming between LoRaWAN networks, based on early implementation of the draft standard proposed by the LoRa Alliance™, which...

Zain Partners with Flytxt to Enhance Customer Experience BARCELONA, Spain -Tuesday, February 28th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Flytxt, a fast growing customer data analytics software company, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to deploy its Customer Value Management (CVM) solutions for Zain Group, a leading mobile telecom innovator in eight markets across the Middle East and Africa....

CORRECTING and REPLACING A.M. Best Special Report: National Insurers in the United Arab Emirates Back in the Black LONDON -Tuesday, February 28th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First set of data in third graph of release dated February 23, 2017 should read: "AED 885 million (USD 241 million)" [instead of "AED 926 million (USD 252 million)"]. First sentence, fourth graph should read: "... a total of 23 companies generated an operating profit in...