DEALS: First Avenue, FiberTower merge in $2.14B deal


First Avenue, FiberTower merge in $2.14B deal; Boingo buys Concourse


DEALS

WHO

WITH

WHAT

SCOOP

First Avenue Networks

FiberTower

A merger valued at $2.14 billion

The merged company will attack the growing demand for mobile backhaul services.

Boingo

Concourse Communications

Boingo is buying Concourse

The acquisition means Boingo will operate Concourse's neutral-host networks in 12 leading US airports.

Vodafone

Softbank

A handset joint venture

The JV will focus on handset development, including purchasing, developing new platforms and procuring distribution of content.

Samsung

MTI MicroFuel Cells

Exclusive deal to develop fuel cells

Samsung and MTI will jointly develop fuel cells for mobile phones. Samsung is spending about $1M in the effort.

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