05.01.2005 – 10:04
End2End Strengthens its Market Position Through Acquisition of MIGway
Aalborg, Denmark (ots/PRNewswire)
End2End, Europe's leading B2B managed service solution provider for mobile data services and content, today announced that it has acquired 100% of MIGway A/S from TDC Mobile and LogicaCMG.
MIGway owns and operates an SMSC (Short Message Service Centre) under a mobile operator license in Denmark, providing interactive messaging services to customers across Europe. The company is best known for powering mobile Hotmail and MSN Messenger services across Europe.
The primary driver for the acquisition was the synergy between MIGway's solutions and services and End2End's Connectivity offering. As a result of the acquisition, End2End has expanded the scale and capabilities of its Connectivity offering through the addition of an SMSC, SS7 (Signalling System 7) connectivity, dedicated number range, and direct connections to more than 300 mobile operators across 150 countries.
"End2End is widely recognised as Europe's leading provider of managed service solutions for mobile data services and content," said Tue Harder Schandorff, CEO of MIGway. "We are excited to join forces with End2End and expect our customers to benefit significantly from the capabilities of End2End's solutions and services, which complement the solutions and services MIGway is providing today".
"The acquisition of MIGway represents a key step in strengthening our market leadership position in Europe," said Søren Ravn, CEO of End2End. "Based on positive feedback from the market we have started to accelerate our growth through more aggressive investment in sales, marketing, and acquisitions, and this specific acquisition enables us to not only expand our Connectivity offering with a broader range of propositions, but also to enhance our Value Added Services Solutions".
End2End is Europe's leading B2B managed service solution provider for mobile data services and content. End2End operates a unique service delivery infrastructure, specifically designed for the hosting, management, and delivery of mobile data services as managed service solutions.
End2End offers a wide range of managed service solutions and complementary professional services to meet the needs of mobile operators, portals, media companies, content providers, and other companies looking to launch mobile data services and content. End2End's managed service solutions are currently powering the delivery of data services and content across more than 55 mobile operators in over 20 countries. End2End's customers include leading companies such as Vodafone, Orange, Swisscom Mobile, Nokia, and Sony NetServices. For more information about End2End, please visit www.end2endmobile.com.
MIGway (Mobile Interactive Gateway) is a mobile virtual network operator founded in Denmark in 2001. The company operates an SMSC, including its own mobile operator code, number range, and direct worldwide SS7 connectivity.
MIGway provides connectivity to more than 300 GSM networks around the world, as well as managed service solutions for B2C and B2B markets. Key offerings include an Interactive Messaging/Browse Platform, Machine2Machine and Machine2Mobile solutions, and a Subscriber Provisioning Platform. For more information about MIGway, please visit www.migway.com.
Jody Delichte, Communications Manager, End2End, Tel.:
+44-(0)77-808-42594, E-mail: email@example.com