Transaction will extend existing portfolio, and become the only device testing lab serving all four major US carriers.

FAIRFAX, VA., USA – 11 July 2017 – AIRCOM Labs today announces the acquisition of CETECOM’s Mobile Communications Testing Services (CTS MC) subsidiary in the US. The transaction will herald the start of a deeper partnership between AIRCOM Labs and CETECOM that will deliver deep, broad, and unrivaled testing services to carriers and OEMs globally. The deal will have particular significance in the region, where AIRCOM Labs will stand alone as the only device testing laboratory supporting all four major US carriers.

By capturing the North American part of CETECOM’s Mobile Communications Testing Services subsidiary, handled within CTS MC Inc., AIRCOM Labs will extend its already extensive set of innovative and cutting-edge testing solutions and services. The deal allows AIRCOM Labs to expand its market-leading portfolio of test platforms, tools and test methods. It will combine both companies’ strengths and global presence to serve a broad range of customers with varying conformance and carrier acceptance requirements across mobile and IoT products.

“This transaction underlines our strategic commitment to delivering the most sought-after device and IoT testing capabilities anywhere in the world,” says Hemant Minocha, EVP and General Manager, AIRCOM Labs. “By combining our technology, expertise and approach, we’re convinced that our closer collaboration with CETECOM will preserve our status as a significant global player in the testing services market.”

Co-located with CETECOM in Milpitas, CA, the AIRCOM Labs subsidiary will retain CETECOM CTS MC’s staff, processes, quality management and supporting systems and bring under one umbrella one of the largest portfolio of services and solutions for this market.