Motorola Solutions in talks to buy UK’s Airwave Solutions – Bloomberg

(Reuters) Motorola Solutions Inc is in advanced talks to buy UK-based communications company Airwave Solutions Ltd as it looks to strengthen its software and services business, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

Airwave Solutions, owned by Australia’s Macquarie Group Ltd , could fetch about 1 billion pounds ($1.57 billion), Bloomberg reported, citing one of the people.

A Motorola Solutions spokesman said the company does not comment on rumors or speculation.

Airwave Solutions could not be immediately reached for comment.