Telecommunications News

Smartphone support platform co CommuniTake raises $1.05m

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

by Globes correspondent

Israeli start up CommuniTake has raised $1.05 million. $750,000 was raised in a Round A led by Plus Ventures, the venture capital arm of the Moldawsky group, while an additional $300,000 was received in the form of a grant from the Chief Scientist. The investment round is open, and the company is talking to additional entities with a view to expanding it, in order to support its marketing efforts. CommuniTake, which was founded in 2009, provides a service platform for mobile devices’ Customer Relationship Management. The company recently signed several deals with telecommunications and service providers in Israel and overseas, and it is undergoing market trials with a view to installation at several additional telecommunications providers.

AudioCodes provides mobile VoIP technology to Vonage

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

by Globes correspondent

Voice over IP technology company AudioCodes Ltd., in collaboration with MailVision, a privately held provider of SIP Mobile Platforms for Wireless and NGN Service Providers, today announced that Vonage Holdings Corp. , a provider of high-quality voice and messaging services over broadband networks, is using AudioCodes’ mobile voice technology VoIP Mobile Access Solutions (VMAS) to support the deployment of new mobile applications.

Red Bend Software acquires VirtualLogix

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

by Globes’ correspondent

Mobile software management company Red Bend Software Inc. has acquired VirtualLogix for an estimated several tens of millions of dollars. The acquisition will enable Red Bend to enter the high growth mobile virtualization market and broaden its management solutions for device manufacturers, semiconductor vendors, software developers and service providers. With its development center in Hod Hasharon, Red Bend Software was founded in 1999 to solve the complex challenge of remotely managing software in constrained operating environments In 2003, the company entered the mobile phone market with an innovative solution for updating firmware over the air.

HTC taps Israeli technology for its iPad-slayer

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

by Guy Grimland

The Kfar Sava-based startup N-trig will provide the touch-screen technology for the tablet computer that Taiwanese manufacturer HTC is developing as direct competition for Apple’s iPad. The so-called gPad will be rolled out in the United States in November by global search engine, email, book depository, you name it colossus Google, in cooperation with the U.S. telecommunications company Verizon.