CMA unconditionally clears Motorola Solutions' Airwave acquisition
Written by: Sam Fenwick | Published:

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has today (1 July) unconditionally cleared Motorola Solutions’ acquisition of Airwave. The announcement by the CMA concludes its investigation.

Motorola Solutions completed its acquisition of Airwave, the operator of the TETRA network used by the UK's emergency services, on 19 February 2016. A statement from the company reads as follows:

“Our highest priority is supporting public safety customers in Great Britain. While we always look for ways to drive efficiency across our company that allow us to provide our customers with the best service in the most cost-efficient manner, we will do so only in a way that enables us to maintain our customer commitments. We also will look for opportunities to augment our combined capabilities where it makes sense as we move forward. The TETRA radio network services will continue to be supplied by Airwave and we do plan to maintain the Airwave brand until the completion of ESN.”

The CMA's website states that the full text of the decision will be available shortly.

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