October 23rd, 2015 11:01 AM by Nour Ailan
Local mobile products giant Brightstar Corp. is getting even bigger.
a spate of recent acquisitions, the company announced Friday it had
bought up Canadian consultancy WirelessWorks for an undisclosed sum. In a
statement, Brightstar called WirelessWorks a solutions provider for
mobile network operators and device manufacturers.
CEO Jaymin Patel said in the statement that the acquisition will allow
Brightstar to expand its presence in Canada. The Miami company already
offers device protection solutions in that country.
was one of the fastest growing technology companies in South Florida
last year, nearly doubling its global employee count to 9,000 through
both organic growth and acquisitions. The company went from revenues of
$7.2 billion to $10 billion, with 500 employees in South Florida
firm has acquired widely, picking up other companies in Europe, Japan,
the United States and India. The companies acquired were involved in the
mobile distribution, service and accessories business lines.