Airwide Solutions
Airwide Solutions
Private
Industry telecommunications
Fate acquired by Mavenir Systems
Founded United States (2004 (2004))
Defunct May 2011 (2011-05)

Airwide Solutions was a privately held (majority shareholder smac|partners Germany), but United States-based mobile messaging and wireless internet infrastructure company. It was acquired by Mavenir Systems in May 2011.[1]

The company was founded in 2004 through the merger of Taral Networks and Schlumberger's Messaging Solutions unit,[2] formerly Sema Group. Airwide acquired Finnish company First Hop in 2007.[3]

Neil Papworth, a test engineer at Sema at the time, sent the world's first SMS message from an R&D lab using a personal computer to Richard Jarvis of Vodafone using an Orbitel 901 handset in December 1992.[4]

In 2008, Airwide Solutions won the gold award for innovation at the Mobile Advertising and Marketing Awards.

References

  1. ^ "Mavenir Raises $40M and Acquires Airwide Solutions -- Tech News and Analysis". Gigaom.com. 2011-05-30. Retrieved . 
  2. ^ "Airwide Solutions Secures $25 Million in Financing to Address Emerging Opportunities in Mobile Commu". ClickPress. Retrieved . 
  3. ^ Greenville, Mike (2007-11-27). "Airwide Takes First Hop". 160characters. Archived from the original on 2014-09-01. 
  4. ^ "Airwide Solutions says Happy 15th Birthday to SMS". Industry News. European Communications. London. 2007-12-05. 

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