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Tektronix To Acquire Canada's Minacom
Minacom makes active-probe technology. Its headquarters will become a new center of excellence for active Internet Protocol and telecom testing for Tektronix.
November 6, 2006
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Tektronix Inc. will acquire all the assets of Minacom International Inc. for $27 million in cash, with the intention of integrating Minacom's active-probe technology into Tek's test suite for telecom and cable-TV networks.
Minacom employs 35 people in Montreal, and the company headquarters will become a new center of excellence for active Internet Protocol and telecom test for Tektronix.
Founded 10 years ago, Minacom has specialized in testing voice service quality for alternative carriers and cable-TV multisystem operators moving to voice over IP. The active probes that the company has developed also cover protocols for video, fax, fax-over-IP and IP transport, performing troubleshooting, provisioning and service quality monitoring.
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