Nokia To Acquire OZ Communications

Posted: Sep 30 2008, 11:07am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 10:47am CDT, in News | Technology News


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Nokia and OZ Communications today announced that Nokia is to acquire OZ, a privately held company with approximately 220 employees and headquartered in Montreal, Canada. OZ is a consumer mobile messaging solution provider, delivers access to popular instant messaging and email services on consumer mobile devices.

By acquiring OZ, Nokia will enable easy-to-use, fast access to leading instant messaging and email services, including AOL, Gmail, ICQ, Windows Live, Hotmail, Windows Live Messenger and Yahoo!. With more than 5.5 million monthly paid users, OZ's solutions have been deployed by mobile operators on a wide array of mobile device platforms.The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter 2008. After the closing, OZ will become part of Nokia's Services & Software operative unit.
Via the OZ site.

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