Sunday, April 10, 2005

SEVEN Acquires Smartner for Mobile Email

SEVEN has acquired Smartner, a leader supplier of mobile email solutions, for an undisclosed sum. The combined company will operate under SEVEN's brand, with headquarters in Redwood City, CA, USA and regional headquarters in Cambridge, UK; Helsinki, Finland; Singapore; and Tokyo, Japan.

Seven said the acquisition extends its market lead in the mobile email sector. SEVEN now has a leading customer base consisting of 45 operator customers across 30 countries, with a combined total addressable market of over 360 million mobile subscribers. It also has licensing agreements with the top five handset manufacturers -- Nokia, Motorola, Sony Ericsson, Samsung and Siemens.

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