STOCKHOLM Jan 21 Mobile network equipment maker
Ericsson is to buy some of the service activities of
French technology consultancy company Devoteam.
Under the agreement, Ericsson is to acquire Devoteam Telecom
& Media operations in France and 400 France-based IT
professionals will join Ericsson, the Swedish group said in a
"The acquisition is in line with Ericsson's services
strategy to broaden its IT capabilities," it added. It gave no
financial details of the deal.It said Devoteam altogether had
5,000 employees in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
(Reporting by Patrick Lannin)