Nokia Buys Motorola For $1.2B

Tagged: Android, Business, Motorola, Nokia, Smartphone
Source: The Wall Street Journal - Read the full article
Posted: 4 years 10 weeks ago

Telecom equipment vendor Nokia Siemens Networks said Monday it has agreed to pay $1.2 billion for the majority of U.S.-based Motorola Inc.'s (MOT) network equipment business in order to gain a stronger foothold in the important North American and Japanese markets. In a joint statement, the companies said they expect the all-cash deal to close by the end of 2010. Nokia Siemens is making the acquisition primarily to boost its position in markets like the U.S. and Japan and gain access to new customers, but the deal will also provide economies of...
 

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I was pretty upset by this at first, but then after reading it... it's all the Motorola mobile networking division. This mostly has to do with systems within cell towers and extended backhaul. Hurray, my Droid is still manly! lol