Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
VeriSign to acquire LightSurf
Posted on 11-Jan-2005 18:41. | Tags Filed under: News.

VeriSign, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire LightSurf for $270 million in VeriSign stock. LightSurf is a company working in the multimedia messaging and interoperability solutions space for the wireless market.

LighSurf's technology platform enables mobile subscribers to exchange pictures, video, and other forms of multimedia content. LightSurf supports a broad range of mobile devices and wireless networks, and its services are currently being used by millions of subscribers worldwide. Operators and service providers offering the LightSurf solution today include Sprint, Bell Mobility, Kodak, mm02, Rogers Wireless, Microcell, Telecom New Zealand, Iusacell, and Qwest. Additionally, the company works closely with leading handset manufacturers such as Samsung Electronics, Motorola, Sanyo, LG International Corp, and Toshiba to develop and deploy easy to use multimedia messaging services.

VeriSign expects to offer carriers a comprehensive wireless data utility that covers all aspects of the mobile content value chain. Functionality will include picture messaging, multimedia messaging services, and Inter-carrier messaging and interoperability.

comments powered by Disqus

Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Sony XZ Owners discussion
Created by networkn, last reply by dafman on 25-Oct-2016 13:36 (110 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8

Rise of the machines
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by richms on 25-Oct-2016 12:41 (40 replies)
Pages... 2 3

Galaxy Note 7 Announcement and Owners' Thread
Created by eracode, last reply by ibuksh on 25-Oct-2016 08:39 (1189 replies)
Pages... 78 79 80

Microsoft's anti-competitive AV stance?
Created by kiwifidget, last reply by kiwifidget on 25-Oct-2016 11:57 (12 replies)

Gigabit cable now available
Created by sub, last reply by SteveC on 24-Oct-2016 22:51 (61 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5

Kiwibank Platinum by fees not by service?
Created by joker97, last reply by openmedia on 22-Oct-2016 11:23 (22 replies)
Pages... 2

Are the Fritzbox Actually Any Good?
Created by Kopkiwi, last reply by sidefx on 23-Oct-2016 10:20 (10 replies)

'Unlimited National Traffic'
Created by MikeAqua, last reply by Nil Einne on 21-Oct-2016 20:54 (20 replies)
Pages... 2