Cisco invests in femtocell company

Femtocell company ip.access Ltd. said Cisco Systems has invested an undisclosed amount in the company, reflecting Cisco's interest in reaching into the femtocell market. ip.access is one of the suppliers chosen by Vodafone for its femtocell trial.

Cisco says it wants to learn more about femtocell technology. "Our intent and purpose of our investment in ip.access is to learn more about this technology," said a Cisco spokesman. "For ip.access, we hope to provide the benefit of our industry contacts as well as our expertise in IP networks."

For more about Cisco's interest in ip.access:
- read this article from Unstrung