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CMP acquires TechOnLine and Light Reading

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Manhasset, N.Y.—CMP Media has acquired TechOnLine and Light Reading, in separate deals.

TechOnLine is an online community for the electronics industry, including webcasts, educational resources, product evaluation services and a virtual lab.

The business will be merged into CMP Electronics Group, which consists of 14 properties, including EE Times, DesignLines and Embedded Systems Conferences.

Also, CMP acquired Light Reading, a business media company serving the telecommunications industry.

Light Reading publishes Light Reading , Byte & Switch, Unstrung and Next-Gen Data Center Forum, and it produces webcasts, events, broadband television, white papers and e-newsletters.

Financial terms of both deals were not disclosed.

—Kate Maddox

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