VIAVI to Acquire Cobham's Test and Measurement Businesses for $455 million

VIAVI to Acquire Cobham's Test and Measurement Businesses for $455 million Image Credit: Viavi

Viavi Solutions announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire two of the Test and Measurement business of Cobham for $455 million.

The transaction is expected to strengthen VIAVI's competitive position in 5G deployment and diversifies the company into military, public safety and avionics test markets. 

The two unit, Cobham AvComm and Wireless T&M enables testing of communication service providers' networks from the radio access network through to the network core.

It has also served military, public safety and aviation markets for decades with its trusted land-mobile radio and avionics test solutions. The business generated more than $200 million of revenues in calendar year 2017.

Oleg Khaykin, President and CEO, VIAVI
Cobham AvComm and Wireless T&M are recognized leaders with a world-class team that has a long track record of successfully bringing innovative solutions to market. Together, we expect new opportunities to grow through channel expansion and technology sharing as we address rapidly emerging opportunities in 5G, software-defined and virtualized test.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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