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.
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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]