Ericsson Buys Consulting & Systems Integration Firm Icon Americas to Strengthen Presence in Latin America

Ericsson, today announced that it will acquire the assets of Guatemala-based Icon Americas, a consulting and systems integration company that specializes in providing application development and maintenance (ADM) services – specifically in the area of billing and charging – to leading telecom operators. The move is expected to boost Ericsson’s comprehensive portfolio of consulting and systems integration services and OSS/BSS solutions in Latin America.

Approximately 250 employees and consultants from Icon Americas will join Ericsson’s existing team of 16,000 consulting and systems integration professionals.

Sergio Quiroga da Cunha, Head of Ericsson Region Latin America and Caribbean
IT services is an area of strategic importance to Ericsson – not just in Latin America but globally. The acquisition of Icon Americas will improve our ability to provide IT and ADM services to customers in Latin America, thereby strengthening our end-to-end position in OSS/BSS.

Hugo Cruz, Founder and CEO of Icon Americas
We are excited to be joining the Ericsson teamas its global scale and presence enable us to apply our expertise to a much wider range of customers.

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