Utimaco has announced the acquisition of global Public Warning Systems (PWS) provider Celltick.
Utimaco claimed that it plans to launch its Public Warning Systems in India by forming alliances with telecom providers and state governments to send out alerts and safety messages to subscribers’ mobile phones in real time.
The company is aiming to provide services for Indian governments and customers in the telecommunications and enterprise markets after the acquisition of Celltick’s expertise and Utimaco’s global network in these areas.
The MAGEN (Mass Alert Geo Emergency Notification) System is a cell broadcast solution for PWS and is already deployed in multiple countries around the globe and its MAGEN CBC has been adopted by more than 70 mobile network operators worldwide.
Speaking on the acquisition, Deval Sheth, Managing Director of Utimaco for the Asia Pacific region said, “We are excited to integrate Celltick’s ease-to-deploy solutions such as phone based broadcast PWS in the Indian market into our security solution portfolio.”
Ronen Daniel, co-founder and CEO of Celltick said, “We are proud and honoured to be part of Utimaco. We have been focusing since inception on developing and marketing top-notch PWS and MNS products for governments, mobile network operators and enterprises. The chemistry with Utimaco’s team was very clear at first sight, and we are looking forward to joining forces and further accelerating Utimaco’s growth.”