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Ericsson Acquires Push-to-talk Firm Genakar

Ericsson Acquires Push-to-talk Firm Genakar

March 12, 2020 at 4:54 pm 0 comments

Ericsson Thursday said it has signed an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares in Genaker, a provider of Mission Critical Push-to-talk (MC-PTT) solutions, based in Barcelona, Spain. The acquisition strengthens Ericsson’s MC-PTT offering as the mission critical communications and private network market is going through a significant technologyRead More

Airtel Acquires Stake In Digital Fitness Firm Spectacom

Airtel Acquires Stake In Digital Fitness Firm Spectacom

March 12, 2020 at 1:52 pm 0 comments

Airtel Thursday announced that it has acquired a strategic stake in digital fitness content platform Spectacom. This is done under Airtel Start-up Accelerator Program, which focuses on supporting growth of early stage Indian start-ups. Spectacom, which has been conceptualised to produce path breaking digital content that allows people across languages, geographies andRead More

Nokia Acquires Silicon Photonics Firm Elenion Technologies

Nokia Acquires Silicon Photonics Firm Elenion Technologies

February 20, 2020 at 3:43 pm 0 comments

Nokia has announced hat it is planning to acquire Elenion Technologies, a U.S.-based company focusing on silicon photonics technology. The financial details, however, are not disclosed. Elenion’s technology expertise and unique design platform and services enable Nokia to expand its market footprint by addressing the critical and rapidly evolving opticalRead More

Insight Partners Acquires Veeam For $5 Bn

Insight Partners Acquires Veeam For $5 Bn

January 10, 2020 at 10:45 am 0 comments

Veeam Software, an expert in the field of cloud data management solutions, has been acquired by Insight Partners, for $5 billion. Under the ownership of Insight Partners, Veeam will become a U.S. company, with a U.S.-based leadership team. The company is currently headquartered in Baar, Switzerland with operations in overRead More

Spyder Facilities Acquired by Digital Colony

Spyder Facilities Acquired by Digital Colony

June 18, 2019 at 9:35 am 0 comments

Digital Colony, a global investment firm dedicated to strategic opportunities in digital infrastructure, today announced further growth of its UK platform through the acquisition of Spyder Facilities Limited, a leading UK wireless infrastructure company with over 5,000 locations available for wireless transmission technologies including the latest 5G rollout. Financial termsRead More

Dassault Systems Acquires Medidata For $5.8 Bn

Dassault Systems Acquires Medidata For $5.8 Bn

June 12, 2019 at 2:18 pm 0 comments

French technology major Dassault Systèmes is acquiring Medidata Solutions, an expert in digital transformation of the Life Sciences industry, for $5.8 billion in an all cash deal at $92.25 per share. The transaction was unanimously approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies and is expected to complete inRead More

American Tower To Acquire Eaton Towers For $1.85 Bn

American Tower To Acquire Eaton Towers For $1.85 Bn

May 31, 2019 at 6:59 am 0 comments

American Tower has announced its intent to buy Eaton Towers Holding which owns and operates approximately 5,500 sites across five African markets. The total consideration for the transaction, including Eaton Towers debt, is approximately $1.85 billion, the company said in a SEC filing. As a result of the transaction, theRead More

Bharti Infratel, Indus Merger At Final Stage, Bimal Dayal To Be CEO Of New Entity

Bharti Infratel, Indus Merger At Final Stage, Bimal Dayal To Be CEO Of New Entity

May 21, 2019 at 6:59 pm 0 comments

Two of the largest telecom tower firms in the country, Indus Towers and Bharti Infratel, are getting merged and the process is at advanced stage of completion, both the firms today said in a joint statement. The firms also informed that the management of both the firms have decided toRead More

Airtel, Hughes India Merge VSAT Business, Command 63% Market Share

Airtel, Hughes India Merge VSAT Business, Command 63% Market Share

May 7, 2019 at 9:30 am 0 comments

Bharti Airtel has merged its satellite services with that of Hughes India, the country’s largest VSAT service provider. With this merger the joint entity will be commanding a market share of 63% in India’s VSAT services business. As per the contract Hughes will have a majority stake, we understood itRead More

Hitachi To Acquire Robotic Firm JR Automation For $1.4 Bn

Hitachi To Acquire Robotic Firm JR Automation For $1.4 Bn

April 26, 2019 at 11:20 am 0 comments

Hitachi has said it is planning to acquire JR Automation, an America-based robotics system integrator, that builds production lines and logistics systems using industrial robots, for $1.4 billion or 158.2 billion Yen. With this acquisition Hitachi will enter the robotic SI business in North America, which is a region that isRead More