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Ericsson Closes Purchase Of BelAir Networks - Quick Facts

Ericsson (ERIC) said it has completed its acquisition of BelAir Networks, a North American carrier-grade Wi-Fi company. Ericsson added that this purchase gives it a strong carrier-grade Wi-Fi portfolio, technological expertise, IPR, and established customer contracts and relationships. The completion follows the announcement on February 21, 2012 that Ericsson had reached an agreement to buy 100 percent of the shares in BelAir Networks.

Johan Wibergh, Executive Vice President and head of business unit Networks, Ericsson noted, "By integrating BelAir Networks' talented people and these new assets into Ericsson's mobile infrastructure leadership, we will accelerate the integration of Wi-Fi and cellular technologies and strengthen our heterogeneous network (hetnet) offering."

Also, the company said former BelAir Networks' staff would be integrated into the Ericsson group in business unit Networks over the coming months and will work under the Ericsson brand effective today.

by RTT Staff Writer

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