Celcite

Amdocs to acquire Celcite for $129m

Customer experience specialist Amdocs has agreed to acquire network management and SON solutions provider Celcite in a deal worth $129m in cash. Amdocs added that it may pay additional fees for the firm based on the achievement of certain performance metrics.

SON in a multi-technology, multi-vendor world

Ajay Khanna, CTO at network optimisation specialist Celcite, explains how the company has evolved from working on the resource needs of US operators a decade ago to one of the hottest areas in LTE network infrastructure: the Self-Optimising Network (SON).

Polls

With Amazon and Google launching smart home initiatives, have the telcos missed out on their chance to cash in on this market?

  • Yes, Google and Amazon will now dominate this space (65%, 40 Votes)
  • Consumers won't have made up their mind (19%, 12 Votes)
  • No, Google and Amazon will not be able to replace the telcos in the mind of the consumer (16%, 10 Votes)

Total Voters: 62

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