MUNICH, Germany, June 28, 2012 /CNW/ - Rohde & Schwarz integrates SwissQual, a leading provider of systems for
measuring and assessing the quality of service (QoS) in wireless
networks, into the Rohde & Schwarz group of companies. Through the acquisition of SwissQual,
founded in 2000 and based in Zuchwil, Switzerland, Rohde & Schwarz will be in a position to even better and more fully address the
drive test market with a complete industry-leading technological
The acquisition contract for the SwissQual company group was signed on
June 22, 2012. Effective July 2, 2012, SwissQual will be a fully
independent Rohde & Schwarz subsidiary. The company headquarters and
regional presences will be retained. It will be referred to as
"SwissQual AG - A Rohde & Schwarz Company" in external communications.
The product portfolios of both companies ideally complement each other:
Rohde & Schwarz, with its expertise in RF test equipment, is well
positioned in the network optimization and network engineering
segments. SwissQual, the market leader for benchmarking systems,
contributes solutions for network benchmarking and network monitoring.
The product portfolio will offer a full range of solutions for QoS
testing, end-to-end testing, drive test systems, scanners and wireless
network optimization. The two companies already have a sales
partnership for the R&S ROMES2GO smartphone-based test mobile phones
that were developed by SwissQual.
After years of substantial investment and rapid growth, the SwissQual
shareholders were seeking a strong partner who would support continued
growth. SwissQual is one of the largest independent suppliers of
solutions for quality of service (QoS) benchmarking and RF optimization
of wireless networks. The company is a recognized expert in the
assessment of voice, data and video quality in wireless networks.
SwissQual, an international company with around 100 employees, is
currently expanding its staff.
For further information:
Europe: Christian Mokry, Phone: +49-89-4129-13052, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
North America: Chris Petrole, Phone: +1-410-910-7836, E-mail: email@example.com
Asia Pacific: Wen Shi Tong, Phone: +65-6-307-0029, E-mail: WenShi.Tong@rohde-schwarz.com