IMImobile to Acquire 3CInteractive

U.K. communications software provider IMImobile today announced plans to acquire fellow communications services and software provider 3CInteractive. Financial terms of the deal were not revealed.

The acquisition provides IMImobile direct SMS short code connectivity to all major US carriers and accelerates IMImobile's growth strategy in North America.

"We are incredibly inspired by the opportunities this new relationship unlocks for us. Together we can move faster and with more impact. We'll leverage our strong US presence, client experience, and leadership in RCS Business Messaging while expanding our capabilities with IMImobile's broader set of products and solutions," said Mike FitzGibbon, president of 3CInteractive, in a statement.

"We are delighted to announce the acquisition of 3Cinteractive and look forward to bringing our technology platform and automation capabilities to new clients in North America and enhancing our RCS deployment capabilities globally," said Jay Patel, group chief executive of IMImobile, in a statement.

"3Cinteractive adds complementary product capabilities and a blue-chip customer base to our business in North America. This, combined with our strong relationships with U.S. and Canadian carriers will provide us with significant opportunities to extend the reach of our enterprise CPaaS offering," said Bruce Bales, North American chief executive of IMImobile, in a statement.