Motama GmbH

Saarbrücken (Germany), May 22, 2017

Dear Customers and Partners,

As you may already be aware, Rohde & Schwarz has acquired the technology and major products of Motama GmbH. This acquisition will enhance the product portfolio and expertise of the Berlin‑based Rohde & Schwarz subsidiary GMIT GmbH in the growth market of live online content distribution. As a Motama GmbH customer, you will benefit from future product innovations, a global presence and the financial stability of a family‑owned, well-established company.

Our goal is to offer our customers the most seamless transition possible. To this end, please find enclosed answers to some important questions.

Please contact us if we have not answered your question. We would be happy to speak with you personally.

If you would like to meet in person, please visit us at ANGACOM, booth 8/T23 (EuroMedia-Service joint booth) on May 30 and June 1, 2017 in Cologne. Appointments for personal meetings are available all day on May 30, 2017 and until noon on May 31, 2017. Please contact us to schedule your appointment.

Yours sincerely,
Marco Lohse
Founder and CEO of Motama GmbH

Who are Rohde & Schwarz and GMIT GmbH?

The Rohde & Schwarz electronics group offers innovative solutions in all fields of wireless communications as well as in IT security. Founded more than 80 years ago, the independent company has an extensive sales and service network with subsidiaries and representatives in more than 70 countries. On June 30, 2016, Rohde & Schwarz had approximately 10,000 employees. The group achieved a net revenue of approximately EUR 1.92 billion in the 2015/2016 fiscal year (July to June). The company is headquartered in Munich, Germany, and also has strong regional hubs in Asia and the USA. www.rohde-schwarz.de

GMIT GmbH develops multiviewer and automated monitoring products for operating and monitoring broadcast and streaming infrastructures. These products feature top performance and availability and are based on GMIT software components and technologies for processing video, audio and data in realtime. www.gmit-gmbh.de

What will happen with my current orders?

Motama will fully process and deliver all current orders.

What will happen with my current warranty claims?

Motama will honor existing warranty obligations in full.

Who is my new contact?

All current Motama contacts will remain at your service. Effective June 1, 2017, you can reach us at GMIT GmbH by phone (+49 30 677 98 060) or email (motama@gmit-gmbh.de).

Where can I inquire about products and offers?

Effective June 1, 2017, all new inquiries will be answered by GMIT. Please send your inquiries to: motama@gmit-gmbh.de

You can, of course, also contact your current Motama representative. With your consent, Motama will forward your inquiry to GMIT for processing.

Which Motama products can still be ordered?

For the time being, all current Motama products can be ordered through GMIT GmbH.

What new products will GMIT GmbH introduce?

We are already working on several new products and would be happy to continue providing you with the latest information via email in the future. Please click here to continue receiving our newsletter.

Are you interested in other products in the Rohde & Schwarz and GMIT GmbH portfolio?

Rohde & Schwarz recently introduced R&S PRISMON – a new monitoring and multiviewing solution for audio/video services. R&S PRISMON is the successor to the successful BMM‑810 monitoring solution from GMIT GmbH. The solution is fully software defined with an innovative multistandard/multiprotocol approach. Rohde & Schwarz has been active in the field of TV and sound broadcasting for over 70 years and delivers solutions for the entire broadcasting value chain – from post production in the studio to transmission of the broadcasting signal. The R&S AVHE100 headend solution, for example, currently offers the best possible quality for the new HEVC standard, including HDR support and statistical multiplex for UHD signals and H.264 mixed streams. Rohde & Schwarz also offers systems for professional TV and film post production as well as file‑based workflows for TV productions. Examples include R&S VENICE and R&S CLIPSTER. Last but not least, Rohde & Schwarz offers highly reliable, energy-efficient transmitters, such as the R&S Tx9.