Samsung said Monday it has acquired TeleWorld Solutions (TWS), a Virginia-based network service provider specializing in testing and optimization services for mobile and cable network operators. The agreement aims to strengthen Samsung’s position as an end-to-end service provider for 5G and 4G LTE network upgrades deployed in the United States.
TWS specializes in radio frequency (RF) and network design services, as well as installation, testing and optimization for OEMs and other companies in the United States.
Samsung is betting that this portfolio will strengthen its focus on network infrastructure customers, enabling the company to provide network infrastructure, design, deployment and optimization services for 5G network builds.
“The acquisition of TWS will allow us to meet the growing needs of mobile operators to improve their 4G and 5G networks, and ultimately create new opportunities to improve our service capabilities to our customers,” said Paul Kyungwhoon Cheun , executive vice president and head of Samsung’s networks business. . “Samsung will continue to drive innovation in communications technologies, while providing optimization services for network deployments that accelerate 5G network expansion in the United States. “
Samsung said TWS will continue to support existing customers and customers, with TWS operating as a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics America. The TWS management team will continue to manage the business.
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.