Telecom Lead India: Team Telecom Group (TTG) has acquired
wireless technology provider Red-M.
This is the second acquisition in nine months. The
acquisition is part of TTG plan to expand its specialist communications and
infrastructure technologies capabilities into key mission critical
Red-M will join TTG’s Technology and Consultancy Services
Group (TACS), which incorporates C&C Technology, (acquired in May 2011),
The acquisition enables TTG to deliver the most
compelling specialist proposition around mobility, communication and
infrastructure solutions to its markets, including aviation, transport,
finance, corporate and public sector both locally and internationally.
The deal is the latest step in TTG’s ambitious growth
plans for the UK and overseas, with the company expanding its presence across
Australasia and the Middle East, and opening a new office in San Diego,
With 51 percent of the Group’s business now coming from
international sales, TTG is also targeting further acquisitions on both sides
of the Atlantic.
The acquisition of Red-M is an exciting development for
TTG and a key part of our strategy to build a specialist mobility and
infrastructure technology business through our Technology and Consultancy
Services Group. Red-M is renowned across the industry as an expert in its
field, and the specialism it brings in terms of a broad range of wireless
technologies, system design and planning ideally complements the operations of
AirRadio and C&C Technology, giving us unrivalled reach across key sectors
such as aviation and beyond,” said Mike Norfield, CEO of TTG.
Red-M offers consultancy, systems integration and network
services and solutions across all of the major wireless and mobility
technologies, including (2G, 3G, 4G/LTE, low-power) cellular, Wi-Fi, WiMax,
Microwave, TETRA, DMR and PMR.
It has handled wireless projects including Wembley
Stadium, Heathrow Airport and with international telecom regulators, as well as
operating in mission critical environments such as aviation and the emergency
services both in the UK and, increasingly, internationally.
Andrew Waters, executive director of Red-M, will stay on
as Business Development Director, working with Jason Colombo, managing director
of TACS, to co-ordinate operations across the group.