Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has completed its acquisition of the antenna and filter department of Kathrein, a world-leading provider of antenna and filter out technologies with headquarters in Rosenheim, Germany.
Today’s final follows the announcement on February 25, 2019, that Ericsson intended to collect Kathrein’s antenna and clear out business.
Ericsson is looking forward to presenting its clients with a broadened Ericsson Radio System presenting. In addition to increasing Ericsson’s portfolio of antenna and filter products, the purchase will convey critical competence vital to conform radio get right of entry to products.
Ericsson has received a capable company that specializes in R&D, production, and income, primarily based in extra than 20 locations which include Germany, Romania, the U.S., Mexico, and China. With most of the specialists based totally in Europe, Ericsson is complementing its already robust R&D base across 21 places on the continent.
Fredrik Jejdling, Executive Vice President and Head of Business Area Networks, Ericsson, says: “A very hot welcome to our new colleagues. We are confident that together, we will evolve our radio products that customers need for 5G and past. By integrating radios with antennas at the same time as making the best use of website online area, we are able to preserve to increase a global-magnificence next-generation portfolio.”
The antenna domain is evolving the usage of a couple of frequencies and more than one technology. At the same time, radios and antennas are being incorporated to optimize the use of web page area and typical community performance, which is essential for the advent of 5G. This makes antennas going from being passive additives to more superior technology and an area of strategic significance. More powerful 5G networks will force antenna improvement for further progressed performance, capability and insurance.