Posts tagged with: acquisition

BAI eyes North American expansion with Mobilitie acquisition

BAI Communications is beefing up growth in North America, announcing plans to acquire U.S. neutral host provider Mobilitie. Mobilitie is the largest privately held neutral host infrastructure provider in the U.S., with a portfolio that includes networks at 220 venues,...

Verizon bolsters location tech with Senion acquisition

Verizon continues to bolster its precise location technology efforts, on Monday announcing the acquisition of Senion. Senion developed an indoor positioning platform that promises sub-meter accuracy for position and navigation using machine-learning sensor fusion technology. Sensor fusion at a basic level...

Concerns grow over Verizon’s acquisition of TracFone

Boost Mobile founder Peter Adderton is suggesting to the FCC a new condition be considered in Verizon’s acquisition of prepaid MVNO TracFone: Require the divestiture of TracFone subscribers who are currently served by third-party networks. According to Adderton, doing so...

Verizon gives a few more clues about Tracfone acquisition

For years, Verizon appeared to bend over backwards to avoid the prepaid segment, where service plans traditionally targeted the cheaper end of the market and customer turnover runs higher. But with the nearly $7 billion agreement to buy prepaid leader...

Ericsson targets enterprise with $1.1B Cradlepoint acquisition

Swedish telecom equipment giant Ericsson is acquiring U.S.-based Cradlepoint for $1.1 billion, as it looks to expand its presence and accelerate 5G adoption in the enterprise market. Headquartered in Boise, Idaho, Cradlepoint is one of the leaders in the cellular-based...

DoJ, FCC mark Dish’s acquisition of Boost

The FCC and the U.S. Department of Justice each released statements on Wednesday recognizing T-Mobile’s divestiture of Boost Mobile to Dish Network—one of the conditions on which the government approved the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint last year. “I congratulate...