Motorola joins two India joint ventures

Jul 25, 2006

Motorola Tuesday announced two new joint ventures in India that will develop telecom and IT applications and solutions.

The venture partners include Tech Mahrinda and WiPro Technologies.

The hookup with Tech Mahindra will be called Canvas M and will focus on developing a variety of mobile IT solutions, including end-user applications, content services and frameworks for delivery and management.

The companies said in a release that Canvas M would be "a vehicle for delivering an evolving portfolio of content-based services."

The venture with the IT services arm of WiPro Ltd. will be known as WMNetServ and will provide outsourced telecom services to public and private network operators.

"Wipro has a proven track record in delivering managed services and complements Motorola's expertise in mobility," said Motorola Vice President Srikanth Kannankote. "The combined strength of Wipro and Motorola gives WMNetServ a significant competitive advantage in managed services.

Copyright 2006 by United Press International

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