RECENT NEWS FLASH 2000-14 (May 2000)
(Updated on May 5, 2000)
Expands High-Value Services Capability Through Acquisition of MSI for US$618
plc has acquired MSI, a global provider of consultancy and planning
services, and business and Operational Support Services software for the
wireless telecommunications industry for US$618 million.
Marconiís Communication, Services and Mobile divisions acquiring MSI
will enhance its ability to service customers seeking 3G and broadband
wireless networks, especially in Asia.
It will strategically position Marconi to compete globally in the
mobile and fixed wireless markets. Marconiís
telecommunication service providers and enterprise customers will now be
able to take advantage of MSIís products, services and technical expertise
in meeting the challenges of managing their networks and services. Marconi
plans to leverage MSIís technical expertise throughout the Company to
assist in the development of new products with increased functionality.
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