Motorola Invests in Vocera

Motorola Inc., through its strategic venture capital division, has bought a stake in Vocera Communications, the company said Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Vocera Communications System lets workers communicate over a facility’s wireless network through a hands-free, wearable badge. The Cupertino, Calif.-based company serves hospitals, hotels, libraries and other retail businesses. […]

MegaPath Invests in With Option to Acquire

MegaPath Inc., a provider of VPN solutions and other managed IP services to businesses nationwide, announced it has made a strategic investment in Inc. which will allow MegaPath to acquire substantially all of the equity of upon receiving regulatory and shareholder approval. This acquisition, which involves additional funding from existing MegaPath investors, would […]

Comcast Invests in Municipal Wi-Fi Company BelAir

BelAir Networks, which makes equipment for municipal broadband networks, has completed Series C funding led by Comcast Interactive Capital, the financing arm of Comcast Corp., and McLean Watson Capital. This recent round means BelAir now has raised $44 million, says Phil Belanger, vice president of marketing. Existing investors T-Mobile Venture Fund, JPMorgan Partners, VenGrowth Capital […]

ILD Invests $4M in BPO

To realize its vision of becoming a premier outsourcing operation, ILD (Booth 415) recently spent in excess of $4 million on the development and launch of its customizable Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) application to address the growing outsourced needs of the communications market. ILDs TeleMaster provides outsourced customers with a simple solution, easily capable of […]

Columbus Nova Invests in sentit0, Subsidiary Signs Resale Deal

sentit0 Networks (Booth 811) has signed a definitive reseller arrangement with Columbus Nova Investments. Under the terms of the agreement, Columbus Nova, through its Nova Telecom subsidiary, will resell and support sentit0 Networks solutions to telecommunications service providers throughout Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) region. Columbus Nova and Nova Telecom have strong […]

Long Distance – JDS Invests in Oracle and Rockwell

Posted: 06/2000 JDS Invests in Oracle and Rockwell JD Services Inc. (, a provider of telecommunications products and services, has teamed with Oracle Technology Network and Rockwell Electronic to implement a multimillion dollar upgrade for the database system and customer service software.The deal helps JDS meet its goal to print a million prepaid phone cards […]

Wireless – Texas Pacific Group Invests in Gemplus

Posted: 06/2000 Texas Pacific Group Invests in Gemplus Texas Pacific Group, an international private equity firm, will invest between $300 and $500 million in equity into Gemplus (, a provider of smart card-based solutions and technologies.Texas Pacific Group will join Founder and Chairman Marc Lassus, Gemplus employees and members of the Quandt Family of Germany, […]

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