From Mercury News Mobile email provider Seven buys Finland firm .
Seven , a Redwood City provider of mobile e-mail service that's challenging the BlackBerry, said Monday that it has acquired Smartner , a Finland company that has deals with mobile phone operators in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The acquisition increases the company's global presence, creating a customer list of 45 operators in 30 countries. In the United States, Seven teams up with Cingular Wireless and Sprint PCS for e-mail services