CANADA > US based Motorola Solutions is set to acquire Avigilon for approximately $1 billion

Motorola logo To enhance Motorola Solutions’ portfolio of mission- critical communication technologies, US based Motorola Solutions is set to acquire all of Avigilon’s outstanding shares for CAD $27 ($21.68) per share which will value the transaction at approximately $1 billion including Avigilon’s net debt. Avigilon designs, develops and manufactures advanced security surveillance solutions, including video analytics, network video management software and hardware, More …

LITHUANIA > Sweden based Telia set to establish Center of Excellence in Vilnius, Lithuania

Telia logo To provide a wide array of services to companies in the Telia Group, Sweden based Telia is set to establish a Center of Excellence in Vilnius. The center will provide IT, tech and other internal services to Telia offices in Northern Europe, Central Europe and Central Asia. Located in the K29 business center in Lithuania’s capital, the office is set More …

USA > Belgium based BICS acquires US based TeleSign for $230 million

bics logo Global provider of international wholesale connectivity and interoperability services, BICS has announced that it has closed the acquisition of TeleSign, a US based CPaaS company, for $230 million. The acquisition creates the world’s first end- to- end CPaaS provider augmenting one of the world’s largest global carriers with the market leading TeleSign cloud communications platform. TeleSign will continue as a More …

USA > London based FreeMove and US based T-Mobile expand their partnership

T mobile logo T-Mobile became FreeMove’s exclusive US partner for seamless global communication between Europe and the US. This also augments T-Mobile coverage as FreeMove’s partners such as Orange, Telecom Italia, Deutsche Telekom and Telia Company who are the market leaders in the UK, Germany, France, Italy Spain , the Nordics, Turkey, Eurasia and Baltic region are also collaborating with the US based More …

INDIA > NTT Communications invests $160 million in India’s data centers

NTT logo NTT Communications, Japan based telecom service provider, will invest $160 million through its Indian subsidiary (NTTCINS) for constructing two new data centers in Bangalore and Mumbai. The construction which is to be expected to be completed by April 2018 will span around 50,000 square feet. Recently NTT has acquired a 100 % stake in Mumbai based CDN and hosting provider More …

GERMANY > UK Based NSSLGlobal Sets up New Office in Germany

NSSLGlobal_logo NSSLGlobal, a UK based service provider of satellite communications and IT support, has expanded its global footprint by opening a new office in Haren, Germany. The office will be an extension of the Hamburg office and will serve the target German and Dutch customers in the offshore and commercial shipping industries – according to the company. The company believes that More …

NEW ZEALAND > China’s Huawei Technologies to invest $400m in New Zealand

Huawei.svg China based telecommunications group Huawei Technologies is set to invest $400 million in New Zealand to help drive local R&D and support the construction of a cloud data center over the next five years. Around $250MM (of the total $400 MM) is expected to be used for equipping local companies/partners by bringing them in Huwai’s supply chain and procurement network. More …

CANADA > China’s Huawei to invest $212Mn in Canada with Ontario Government as partner in “5G Ontario” project

Huawei.svg China based networking and telecommunications equipment and services Company-Huawei is set to invest $212 million in partnership with the Government of Ontario on “5G Ontario” Project. The government of Ontario will be investing $16 million on the project. The investment by Huawei is supposed to create 250 new jobs for R&D in the province. Based on Huawei’s press release, the plan of More …