DEALS: Sprint continues acquisition of affiliates

Sprint continues its acquisition of affiliates; Orthogon snapped up by Motorola






Sprint Nextel


Sprint Nextel purchased Ubiquitel for $1.3B.

Sprint continues its acquisition of its affiliates. Expect more.



Motorola to buy Orthogon for an undisclosed sum

Motorola has distributed Orthogon's products through its Canopy business since 2004.

Atheros Communications

ZyDAS Technology

Atheros to pay $23M for ZyDAS

Atheros said the addition would enhanced its engineering team and provide an additional R&D center to support Atheros' ongoing global expansion into new wireless markets.

Wireless Services

Mobile Media North America

WCS purchased Mobile Media North America in an undisclosed all-cash deal.

WSC said it plans to merge the operations of the company into SinglePoint, an aggregation business designed to allow content owners and marketing companies to reach wireless users.

Slice Wireless, U-Turn Media Group


Slice Wireless and U-Turn Media Group partnered to acquire Finnish mobile software developer Oplayo for an undisclosed sum.

Oplayo's platform enables the delivery of streaming video over cellular networks to mass-market phones. The two companies hope to integrate Oplayo's technology with their own on-device portal software.

CSI Wireless


Telular to buy CSI's fixed-wireless business for $13M.

CSI decided to sell its fixed-wireless business to focus on its GPS products.