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

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






First Avenue Networks


A merger valued at $2.14 billion

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


Concourse Communications

Boingo is buying Concourse

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



A handset joint venture

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


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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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