Nokia Siemens Acquires Apertio For €140m

apertio.jpgTelecommunications solutions supplier Nokia Siemens has acquired mobile network management provider Apertio For €140 million.

Bristol, UK based Apertio provides customer management tools to mobile operators, as well as “convergence” tools that enable the delivery of multimedia content to handsets. Apertio’s “One” suite also caters to the growing Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO) market.

Apertio software is currently used by carriers including Orange, T-Mobile, O2 and Vodafone and the company has offices in the United States, Germany, Thailand, Malaysia and China.

The acquisition is expected to be finalized prior to the end of the first quarter.