Anite expands its device testing portfolio by acquiring Setcom Wireless Products
Expanded offering includes Wi-Fi offload, VoLTE and other IMS based services and applications
Fleet, Hampshire, UK – 02 March, 2015 – Anite, a leading supplier of test and measurement solutions to the international wireless market, announced today that it will be expanding its device application testing capability by entering into an agreement to acquire the trade and assets of Setcom Wireless Products GmbH (“Setcom”), a supplier of wireless device application test solutions, based in Munich, Germany. The transaction is expected to complete by 1 April 2015 and will be integrated into Anite’s Device & Infrastructure Testing business unit.
Setcom’s flagship solution S-CORE will further expand Anite’s device application testing portfolio into Wi-Fi offload, IMS and RCS based services. The solution includes an application test suite, a rich and fully-featured user interface, a multi-RAT test platform and a wide portfolio of test case packages, enabling rapid operator acceptance and device certification. Similar to Anite’s test solutions, S-CORE is designed to improve performance and interoperability of wireless devices, whilst reducing time-to-market and development costs.
Setcom’s long-established customer base, which includes mobile network operators, device manufacturers, operating system vendors and test houses, will benefit from Anite’s substantial global sales and support operations.
Mike Bonin, Managing Director of Anite’s Device and Infrastructure Testing business unit commented: “This acquisition immediately expands our solutions portfolio for important device application testing demanded by our customers and will strengthen our technology leadership within signalling, performance and application test.” Mike continued, “We are excited to welcome a very talented team of Setcom employees who have a proven history of delivering cutting-edge wireless device testing solutions to the marketplace.”