Well, Motorola‘s been in a lot of trouble, and were earlier reported to be in talks with Videocon for selling their handsets business. It appears that the company has sold its sofware development center in Cyberjaya to Satyam. The Kuala Lumpur based center has 128 employees, and will strengthen Satyam’s capabilities to cater to Network Equipment Providers and telecom operators, according to Nishith Mathur, head of Satyam’s Technology Infrastructure business unit.
The center was part of Motorola’s $2.4 billion Home and Networks Mobility business, which produces digital entertainment devices for HD/DVR and IPTV. This sale is a part of a restructuring at Motorola, wherein the business is also being split into broadband home solutions, broadband access solutions and cellular networks.
The deal should be completed by December 31st, after which, Motorola will contract Satyam for development services for its network management software. The US based handset manufacturer had reported a 15 percent decline in sales for Q3, and net loss of $397 million (pdf).