Rohde & Schwarz acquires Motama technology

GMIT, a subsidiary of Munich-based technology group Rohde & Schwarz, has acquired the technology of Motama. The acquisition will expand the Berlin-based company’s product portfolio for interruption-free transmission of audio and video content in IP networks.

Headquartered in Saarbruecken, Motama is a specialist in the field of professional transmission via unmanaged IP networks.

Hannes Strobel, Vice President Monitoring & Headend, at Rohde & Schwarz and Managing Director of GMIT, commented: “RelayCaster technology represents a major expansion of our Broadcast and Media Division’s current portfolio in the field of interruption-free transmission, and will impact future applications. RelayCaster gives us the benefits of a fully established product in a highly promising market.”

Dr. Marco Lohse, founder and Managing Director of Motama GmbH, added: “Our technology will make a valuable contribution to Rohde & Schwarz achieving its ambitious objectives. The structures and potential within Rohde & Schwarz offer optimal opportunities for the continued development of our products. Our customers will also benefit.” The acquisition will provide Motama customers with the financial security of a well-established technology group – an important basis for long-term partnerships with an additional focus on investment security. It is very important to Rohde & Schwarz and Motama that existing customers and partners be fully supported by GMIT GmbH.

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