July 15, 1998 |
Cisco Systems Inc. said it bought a minority stake in Belle Systems, a closely held Danish firm whose software lets phone companies generate detailed bills for sophisticated Internet services. San Jose-based Cisco, the No. 1 maker of equipment that links computers to the Internet, declined to provide details on the size of its investment in Holbaek, Denmark-based Belle. Cisco has been selling the company's software to European telecommunications carriers since January.