Kavveri Telecom buys WPCS International unit

Telecom Lead India: The US subsidiary of Kavveri Telecom
Products, a telecom equipment maker, has acquired the wireless communication
division of WPCS International.


WPCS has operations in Lakewood, New Jersey and Hartford


Kavveri that provides equipments and solutions for the
telecom, defense and space industry is looking at strengthening its core
wireless technology groups.


The buyout enhances Kavveri’s market positioning both in
the cellular and public safety market segments in the US.


The Bangalore-based company did not disclose the size of
the acquisition.

The acquisition will provide Kavveri with a comprehensive range of wireless
systems solutions including in-building for public safety and cellular
applications, network solutions, mobile data, asset tracking, radio systems,
video solutions, wireless infrastructure and integrated business systems.


The WPCS International acquisition enhances its wireless
systems solutions capabilities. It will expand and strengthen our sales
channels for Kavveri Group products in the US market,” said Shivakumar Reddy,
managing director, Kavveri Telecom Products.


Kavveri Telecom to raise $20 million from private equity funds


In a private equity deal, Indian telecom
equipment maker Kavveri Telecom is set to raise $20 million through its
subsidiary Kavveri Telecom Infrastructure.


Kavveri Telecom’s subsidiary provides the infrastructure
for enhancing the indoor coverage in malls, hospitals, hotels among others on
fixed rental to the telecom operators.


Kavveri made several acquisitions across Europe including
Rymsa Telecom for EUR 20 million.


Kavveri’s acquisitions include:

2006: Tiltek Antennae manufactures antennas for GSM, 3G, LTE and wireless


2007: DCI Digital Communications manufactures RF products
for different wireless technologies.


2008: Spotwave Wireless manufactures repeaters for
in-building solution for GSM, 3G, and LTE technologies.


2009: Trackcom Systems International manufactures RF
products and antennas for defence and space applications.


It has also acquired the technology and IP rights of
Sigma Wireless, Ireland, from PCTel USA.


Kavveri’s’s customers include leading operators and OEMS
including Ericsson, Alcatel Lucent, Nokia Siemens Networks, Reliance Communications,
Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, Aircel and BSNL.


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