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Nokia buying U.S. network services firm

  • Nokia (NOK +0.1%) is acquiring SAC Wireless, a provider of mobile infrastructure engineering, deployment, and management services, for an undisclosed sum. The deal is expected to close in Q3.
  • Nokia predicts the purchase will help it grow its implementation services share. SAC has 450 employees, and boasts a proprietary process (called Engine Room) for handling large-scale deployments.
  • Light Reading observes the deal strengthens Nokia's presence in the growing indoor/small cell infrastructure space, and could help it make inroads with AT&T and Verizon - Nokia doesn't currently have 4G base station contracts with either.
  • Previous: Nokia buys RF filter startup Mesaplexx
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  • La Rue
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    Like it. US is a big market and we'll do well HERE :)
    2 Jul 2014, 03:15 PM Reply Like
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