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Cisco buys Navini

by on24 October 2007


Gets big in the wireless trade

has bought WiMAX radio vendor, Navini Networks, for $330 million. The deal gives Cisco a large number of WiMAX base stations and modems and 70 of Navini's big telco customers.

Cisco wants to incorporate these products for both fixed and mobile WiMAX into a package with its Wi-Fi outdoor nodes and mesh gear.

Network World, quoting an unnamed Cisco executive, said that the company's intent was to create affordable broadband wireless access to worldwide telecommunications infrastructures.

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Last modified on 24 October 2007
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