Nokia Siemens Networks will begin operations on April 1st.
It is rumored that Google would introduce a Gphone. But it is likely that it is more a marketing operation than a Google phone device.
Motorola has invested in Amimon, a designer of HD video wireless transmission in Israel.
Microsoft announced it acquired voice-services company Tellme Networks.
IBM and Cisco will increase co-operation. In a strategic move, they will merge their technical customer support services for common customers in 46 countries.
Ericsson has acquired Mobeon AB, which produces an IP-based voicemail system called Messaging over IP (MoIP).
Cisco consolidates its web conferencing offer in buying WebEx fro $3bn, and will buy the network file virtualization startup, NeoPath Networks.