Mobile infrastructure kingpin Ericsson (ERIC) is acquiring BelAir Networks, a leading maker of...

|By:, SA News Editor

Mobile infrastructure kingpin Ericsson (ERIC) is acquiring BelAir Networks, a leading maker of Wi-Fi networking gear for carriers. The acquisition comes in response to growing carrier interest in deploying Wi-Fi hotspots, with the goal of offloading soaring mobile data traffic from 3G/4G networks.