Dimension Data Wraps European Acquisition

In the two-part transaction, effective now, Dimension Data gets NextiraOnes businesses and its 1,850 permanent employees scattered throughout much of Europe. Dimension Data gets NextiraOnes operations in France and Italy in mid-2015, subject to the achievement of certain performance conditions.

Voilà! Nortel Gets 3 More Months to Sell French Unit

“Thank heaven for petites faveurs.” Nortel Networks Corp. (NT) is probably doing its best Maurice Chevalier impression today, after learning it has three more months to find a buyer for its R&D division in France. Nortel’s French operations now have until Nov. 20 to accomplish that mission, a court ruled Thursday. “Within this new extended mandate, […]

Bomb Threats Work? Nortel France Settles Labor Dispute

Just days after threatening to blow up their plant, Nortel workers in France have come to an agreement with company administrators over a severance-pay dispute. The company has agreed to keep the Chateaufort facility operating until at least Aug. 16. That’s the closing date for bids to buy the operation. Details about severance pay for […]

Achtung! iPhone Expansion Continues Apace

As expected, T-Mobile International has announced it would begin offering Apple Inc.s iPhone in Germany beginning Nov. 9. Earlier in the week Telefonica’s O2 Europe plc said it would be the carrier offering the iPhone in Britain. France’s Orange SA should announce its own exclusive deal with Apple soon. The move to expand beyond the […]

Apple Ready to Enter Europe with iPhone

Apple Inc. will announce signed deals with three carriers to bring the iPhone to Europe, according to the Financial Times. Germany’s T-Mobile, Britain’s O2 and France’s Orange SA have signed exclusive deals with Apple, but the official announcement will come next week. The move is considered critical to reaching Apples stated goal of selling 10 […]

Martin Dawes Systems Looks to Grow U.S. Business

Billing and CRM provider Martin Dawes Systems Ltd. is creating a new sales role in its Boston office in an effort to grow its North American business. The effort will be led by Jeff Fraser, the companys new U.S. director of business development. He will focus on new business opportunities for the companys subscriber management […]

8×8 Unveils International Virtual Numbers

8×8 Inc., a provider of Packet8 broadband VoIP and videophone services, has made available international virtual direct inbound dial (DID) numbers with area codes from nine European countries. Packet8 residential and business subscribers can use the numbers to create a “virtual presence” for themselves in England, France, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Italy, Ireland and Denmark. […]

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