|NextWave Wireless Completes Acquisition of IPWireless|
NextWave Wireless Inc. a global provider of mobile broadband products and technologies to enable Wireless 2.0, the next generation of mobile communications, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of IPWireless Inc., a privately-held company headquartered in San Bruno, California, with research and development facilities in the United Kingdom. IPWireless will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of NextWave.
IPWireless is a leading supplier of TD-CDMA based mobile broadband network equipment and subscriber terminals. Mobile broadband networks utilizing IPWireless' technology have been commercially deployed in over a dozen countries. The company has been a leading force in the development of 3GPP TDD UMTS standards which serves as the foundation for its next-generation mobile TV and wireless broadband public-safety network solutions. Its TD-CDMA mobile broadband technology was recently selected by New York City as part of the deployment of a citywide, public-safety wireless network.