Swiss positioning and wireless chip and module company u-blox has acquired San Diego-based Fusion Wireless, a provider of CDMA wireless modules for consumer and M2M applications in North America. U-blox says this acquisition will expand its reach in the US CDMA wireless market.

Thomas Seiler, u?blox CEO, said in a statement: “The acquisition of Fusion Wireless immediately gives u-blox new, cutting-edge wireless module products plus access to the huge embedded CDMA market in North America for both consumer and M2M applications. It also expands our wireless module technology roadmap to cover all popular standards used in the Americas based on a layout-consistent form factor. This will allow our customers to easily adapt their products to match geographical requirements as well as overcome network coverage limitations.”