Motorola Buys Winphoria
Apr 15, 2003, 9:37 AM by (staff)
Motorola, Inc. today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Winphoria Networks. Winphoria develops a packet-based Mobile Switching Center using "soft-switch" technology, and mobile network applications such as Push-to-Talk. Soft-switches can increase network capacity, and support 2G and 3G networks simultaneously. Motorola plans to integrate the company into its Global Telecom Solutions Sector (GTSS) business unit.
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