Icahn: Motorola should be quartered

Last week Motorola announced the departure of its CEO, Ed Zander, and now activist investor Carl Icahn is calling for the company to be broken up into four separate firms--a mobile device company, an enterprise mobility firm, a connected-home company, and a mobile network equipment vendor. Icahn aggressively lobbied (unsuccessfully) for a seat on Motorola's board earlier this year all the while calling for Zander's ouster. Whether or not Icahn's influence affected Zander's leaving was never disclosed, so will his latest effort be successful?  

For more on Icahn's latest proposal for Motorola:
- read this article from CNET

Suggested Articles

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) told T-Mobile and Sprint that they can't begin the merger of California operations just yet.

That’s a push back from the mid-April reopen target Apple appeared hopeful for just last week.

MTN Consulting says the industry consensus is that 5G will double to triple energy consumption for mobile operators, once networks scale.