Nokia Buys Mobile Ad Firm
Sep 17, 2007, 7:29 AM by (staff)
Nokia agreed to acquire Enpocket, a Boston-based company that provides mobile advertising services. This acquisition will help bolster Nokia's growing mobile advertising platform. Enpocket will allow Nokia to work with its network operator partners to deliver advertising via SMS, MMS, the mobile web and video services. Nokia bought Enpocket's assets and personnel. The value of the sale was not revealed.
Nokia's HERE Maps to Acquire Medio
Nokia today announced its HERE Maps division has agreed to acquire a Seattle-based company called Medio. Medio provides real-time predictive analytics based on mapping, navigation, and location data.
BlackBerry to Kill Off Advertising Business
BlackBerry today said its BlackBerry Advertising Service will reach its end of life on June 16, 2015, after which the servers will be disabled and the APIs will no longer work. BlackBerry launched the service to help developers generate ad-based revenue via mobile applications.
Nokia to Buy Illinois-Based SAC Wireless
Nokia today said it plans to acquire SAC Wireless, a telecommunications equipment installer located in Shaumburg, Illinois. The company has about 450 employees and works with wireless network operators in the U.S.
Nokia Makes HERE Sale to Audi, BMW, Daimler Official
Nokia today formally announced the sale of its HERE Maps business unit to a consortium of three German auto makers. Audi, BMW, and Daimler have agreed to buy HERE Maps for $3 billion.