DEALS: TI to pocket Chipcon for $200M


Not too many thanks to the holiday season, but TI and DoCoMo still made some deals.


DEALS

WHO

WITH

WHAT

SCOOP

Texas Instruments

Chipcon

TI to acquire Chipcon for $200M in cash

The deal will position TI as an expert designer of short-range wireless chips used in consumer electronics and security systems.

NTT DoCoMo

Fuji TV

DoCoMo to pay $178.5M for 2.6% stake in Fuji TV

The first task resulting from the deal is for DoCoMo and Fuji to co-develop a service that joins data broadcasting with TV programs.

SingTel's Optus

Virgin Mobile Australia

Optus to acquire remaining 75% stake in Virgin Mobile Australia for up to $100M

The Virgin MVNO runs over Optus' network and now Optus wants to reel in those subscribers the brand managed to scoop up.

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