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Google to buy Fitbit for $2.1 billion to enter wearable technology space

Google is an ideal partner to advance our mission, Fitbit co-founder and chief executive James Park said in a statement by the two firms announcing the deal

AFP | PTI  |  Washington 

Fitbit

has agreed to buy for $2.1 billion in a move giving the US tech giant an entry into the wearable technology space, the two companies announced Friday.

"We have built a trusted brand that supports more than 28 million active users around the globe who rely on our products to live a healthier, more active life," co-founder and chief executive James Park said in a statement by the two firms announcing the deal.

"is an ideal partner to advance our mission.

First Published: Fri, November 01 2019. 18:50 IST
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