Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Aicent Raises Funding from Intel for 3G/4G/WiMAX Messaging Exchange

Aicent, a start-up based in San Jose, California, announced new funding from Intel Capital for its efforts to accelerate 3G and 4G global data roaming initiatives, including mobile WiMAX. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Aicent currently provides data network, messaging and roaming solutions to more than 100 GSM and CDMA mobile operators worldwide, which serve over one billion mobile subscribers in aggregate. The company operates one of the world's largest multimedia messaging exchanges, and offers other value-added services to carriers.

  • Aicent is headed by Lynn Liu. Previously, Lynn was a co-founder, Chief Operating Officer and President of Asia Pacific region for GRIC Communications (IPO in 1999).