FirstNews Briefs: Ericsson, Ceragon, Engage, LINE
Ericsson today announced that it has appointed Rima Qureshi Chief Strategy Officer for the Ericsson Group where she will also drive the company's mergers and acquisitions (M&A) strategy and activities. In addition, she will serve as Chairman of Business Unit Modems.
Ceragon Networks announced today a top four US wireless carrier customers has placed a $4 million dollar follow-on order with Ceragon to continue its network modernization rollout. The planned deployments will include hundreds of wireless backhaul links throughout the US. Ceragon has been a supplier to this tier 1 US carrier since 2010 and the follow-on order will bring Ceragon’s installed base within the carrier to over 2,000 high-capacity microwave links.
Engage has announced its membership in LaunchCode St. Louis, a new effort that pairs companies needing programmers with aspiring coders bridging the IT talent gap in St. Louis. Since its establishment in September 2013, LaunchCode has paired more than 60 new coders with local companies, including Matt Kelly with Engage.
LINE Corporation, owner and operator of the free call and messaging app LINE, announced its partnership with Clear Channel Media and Entertainment. This partnership also includes the launch of LA’s 102.7 KIIS FM Official Account on LINE. Along with 102.7 KIIS FM, Clear Channel owns 840 radio stations nationwide, including digital radio platform, iHeartRadio.