Sony completes Sony Ericsson acquisition

Sony Corp., Tokyo,  Japan,  announced the acquisition of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson’s 50-percent stake in Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB was completed Feb. 15. Sony will rename Sony Ericsson “Sony Mobile Communications”, and further integrate the mobile phone business as a vital element of its electronics business, with the aim of accelerating convergence between Sony’s lineup of network enabled consumer electronics products, including smart phones, tablets, TVs and PCs.