Rohde & Schwarz opens application enhancement lab in Rwanda

Rohde & Schwarz officially opened its new program development lab in Kigali, Rwanda on June 6, 2022. It is the technological innovation firm’s initially investigate and growth initiative on the African continent.

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MUNICH and KIGALI, Rwanda, June 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Rohde & Schwarz develops, provides and marketplaces revolutionary information and facts and communications know-how products for qualified users. The independent enterprise has an substantial income and company community in extra than 70 countries. In addition to its set up business enterprise fields, Rohde & Schwarz has built sizeable investments in potential technologies these as 6G, quantum technologies, the industrial internet of points (IIoT), artificial intelligence and cloud technological innovation.

Until eventually now, the Rohde & Schwarz existence on the African continent has been limited to sales actions. The application lab in the Rwandan funds of Kigali is equally the Munich dependent company’s to start with subsidiary in central Africa and also its initial R&D location any where on the continent.

Peter Riedel, President and COO of Rohde & Schwarz, says: “Africa is an huge advancement market place and Rwanda is a trailblazer in digitalization.” Rohde & Schwarz is generating a very long-term determination for sustainable expansion and security. “We want to build merchandise for the international current market jointly with our staff in Rwanda,” states Mr. Riedel.

Rohde & Schwarz will cooperate closely with nearby companions and assistance expertise in the country. This is yet one more motive why the technology firm’s new lab is getting outstanding aid. The opening ceremony was attended by President Paul Kagame alongside with Paula Ingabire, Minister of ICT & Innovation and Dr. Valentine Uwamariya, Minister of Education and learning.

In the spirit of the Rohde & Schwarz subsidiary in Singapore, which has developed into a main Asian hub over the past 25 yrs, the firm will be consistently increasing the new lab in Kigali – upcoming steps will incorporate functions in the area of Cybersecurity and help of nearby pupils and engineers. The official opening ceremony, which was postponed mainly because of COVID-19 restrictions, after again underscored the importance of this undertaking.

Press speak to Rohde & Schwarz headquarters:
Christian Reiter (telephone: +49 89 4129 13958 e-mail: [email protected])

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