Motorola Acquires RadioFrame Networks' iDEN Business
SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announced the acquisition of RadioFrame Networks' iDEN business. RadioFrame is a provider of lower cost, power efficient iDEN technology. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. RadioFrame Networks' iDEN business will be integrated into Motorola's Home & Networks Mobility business.
Motorola's proprietary iDEN solution has proven to be an enduring cellular technology due to its innovative and differentiated end-user fast dispatch service and enterprise optimized talk-groups. RadioFrame's iDEN products will further enhance Motorola's portfolio for multi-channel base stations optimized to support non-contiguous spectrum allocations in the special mobile radio (SMR) business that are especially common outside North America.
For Motorola's iDEN customers, RadioFrame's base stations can flexibly manage non-contiguous spectrum channels, and its technology offers a lower cost architecture with a highly efficient use of power amplifiers, a smaller physical footprint and more flexibility in site management. RadioFrame's iDEN technology also offers lower power consumption, lowering operating expenses.
With this acquisition, Motorola can further enhance its push-to-talk technology roadmap plans for strengthened operational capability, end-user functionality and cost-effective expansion.
About RadioFrame Networks, Inc.
Headquartered in Redmond, Washington, USA, RadioFrame Networks, Inc. is a leading provider of complete radio access solutions for Tier 1 mobile operators and OEM partners throughout the world. RadioFrame has pioneered the development of pico and femtocell products that are network-friendly and easily deployed plug-and-play solutions at the lowest cost available. For more information, please visit the company's Web site at www.RadioFramenetworks.com.
Motorola is known around the world for innovation in communications and is focused on advancing the way the world connects. From broadband communications infrastructure, enterprise mobility and public safety solutions to high-definition video and mobile devices, Motorola is leading the next wave of innovations that enable people, enterprises and governments to be more connected and more mobile. Motorola (NYSE: MOT) had sales of US $30.1 billion in 2008. For more information, please visit www.motorola.com.
For RadioFrame Networks Media Contact: Rick Applegate RadioFrame Networks, Inc. +1 206 601 1177 cellular firstname.lastname@example.org For Motorola Media Contact: Jennifer Erickson Motorola, Inc. +1 847-435-5320 email@example.com Investor Contact: Dean Lindroth Motorola, Inc. +1 847-576-6899 firstname.lastname@example.org
SOURCE Motorola, Inc.
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