Essen, Germany and Kista, Sweden. February 22, 2012 – CETECOM and WSI Wireless System Integration announced today that they are partnering to offer one-stop turnkey solutions starting from early product feasibility evaluations up to global market entry strategies.
The partnership by WSI and CETECOM is designed to ensure a fast and secure transformation of innovative ideas into successful products. Risk minimisation, cost optimisation and fastest time-to-market are not just marketing slogans but are said by a spokesperson for the partners to emphasise “the innovative service packages and solutions which will mean real and touchable differences. By combining the strengths from both parties we can close approval-related risks very early in the development projects.
“Working with WSI enables CETECOM to use our outstanding testing and certification
expertise to develop market entry strategies from the very first product ideas up to the stage where devices will finally have to run through testing and certification procedures globally. It is a really perfect way to add measurable value and to support safe, fast and cost-efficient market entries,” says Thorsten Stabenau, director ,Corporate Marketing and Sales at CETECOM.
Jan-Ake Lindqvist, co-founder and CEO of WSI, ranks this partnership as an extremely important ‘value-add ‘for customers using WSI’s turnkey solutions. “Partnering with CETECOM enables us to support our clients throughout the entire design and industrialisation process and provides sustainable benefit to our customers. Certification risks which might occur beyond the design and prototyping phases are perfectly understood by CETECOM and the strategies developed by CETECOM’s experts help our clients to feel fully secure,” comments Lindqvist.
WSI is a full services design house with expertise in turnkey development and industrialisation. It is providing a full or a partial development team that will realise the product / system from idea to volume manufacturing. WSI was founded in 2002, and the company is the main supplier and development partner to leading companies in industries such as telecommunications, consumer electronics, energy and engineering. Office and development facilities are located in Kista, Sweden.
CETECOM is a neutral, experienced partner for the telecommunications and information technology industries. It offers a service portfolio which covers the entire lifecycle of a mobile communications product, contributes to the smooth running of products and applications and ensures that they meet international standards.
The German company’s portfolio includes consulting and training, development of test solutions, validation services, testing in accredited laboratories (LTE, WCDMA, GSM, Application Enabler, OTA Performance, and EMC), field trials, certification, and approval handling. Being a member of numerous specialist bodies, CETECOM is also actively involved in the development and standardisation of global specifications for future technologies.