Motorola announced yesterday that they plan to acquire BenQ Mobile's research and development center in Denmark. The facility features high-tech measurement facilities such as antenna chambers and environmental laboratories.
"This transaction provides Motorola with another highly skilled R&D team and high-tech facility with a proven product track record," said Ron Garriques, president of Motorola Mobile Devices. He said the buy will enhance Motorola's capabilities in mobile phone development, software application development and antenna technology.
BenQ Mobile said that the sale is part of a restructuring plan that will be consolidating major development sites, BusinessWeek reports.
Motorola to buy BenQ R&D center [BusinessWeek]