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    Syniverse to acquire roaming services provider WSI


    Syniverse Technologies, a provider of technology and business solutions for the global telecommunications industry, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Wireless Solutions International (WSI), a Boca Raton, Fla -based provider of global managed roaming and wireless network solutions. 
    Syniverse says the acquisition of the GSM Association (GSMA)-certified roaming hub provider will further enhance its global roaming reach, while boosting the interworking capabilities of its recently launched standards-based, comprehensive roaming portfolio, Syniverse MORE. Syniverse expects the transaction to close by the end of May.
    "The addition of WSI to Syniverse will strengthen our roaming portfolio through sponsored roaming, outsourced roaming operations and value-added services," said Tony Holcombe, President and CEO, Syniverse. "Whether an operator is looking to add expertise to its roaming department, outsource its roaming operations, instantly extend its reach or simplify management of its existing roaming relationships, we will be better able to tailor our roaming solutions to meet a variety of diverse business needs."
    The acquisition of WSI will extend Syniverse's relationships with a number of existing customers, while bringing in new relationships with several operators across the Americas.
    "The addition of WSI's capabilities further signals our commitment to offer a broad set of future-proof roaming solutions that provide unmatched flexibility for operators as they work to keep up with ever-changing market requirements," Holcombe said. "Syniverse is committed to being the premier one-stop provider of roaming services for any type of operator, ranging from a CDMA operator preparing to launch an LTE network to a GSM operator seeking to expand its roaming reach globally, all while simplifying roaming management and anything in between."