Motorola Unloads Mobile Email Unit

Medford, Cassimir
February 2009
Red Herring;2/24/2009, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decision of cell phone maker Motorola to sell an email company it acquired in 2007 for an undisclosed sum. The unit is being sold to Redwood City, California-based Visto, a venture-backed company that sells mobile email products and services to carriers including Rogers Wireless, Vodafone, and Sprint Nextel. Motorola is likely to divert its mobile applications focus away from business applications and toward consumer offerings including social networking.


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