ARM Acquires two companies: Mistbase and NextG-Com

February 21, 2017, anysilicon

Just last summer, the NarrowBand-IoT (NB-IoT) standard was approved and now ARM has announced the acquisition of two companies in the field: Mistbase and NextG-Com.


The acquisition “will save the industry years of development effort and improve access for developers by reducing the time it takes to get products approved by standards bodies and network operators,” according to ARM’s wireless business GM Paul Williamson, as posted on the company blog.


Based in Sweden, Mistbase is focusing in developing wireless communications solutions in the field of IoT. The company is 1.5 years old and came out of Lund university.


NextG-Com based in UK and India, and provide wireless and satellite communication market partners with specialist engineering services around critical core components to help gain earliest entry to emerging new markets.


Through this acquisition, ARM will enable cellular modem to IoT and other applications.


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