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Rohde & Schwarz and Topex Bundle Their Air Traffic Control Expertise

December 1, 2010

MUNICH, December 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — Rohde & Schwarz has acquired a
majority interest in the Romanian company Topex, a manufacturer of
telecommunications equipment for government authorities and companies. The
Topex portfolio includes voice communications systems for air traffic control
(ATC). These systems ideally complement the Rohde & Schwarz ATC portfolio
which mainly comprises radiocommunications solutions. The products of the
Munich-based electronics company are already deployed in over 200 airports in
more than 80 countries. In the future, Topex will trade under the name Rohde
& Schwarz Topex SA.

“We plan to use this partnership to further expand our ATC system
expertise,” comments Herbert Rewitzer, Executive Vice President and Head of
the Radiocommunications Systems Division at Rohde & Schwarz. “Topex stands
for cutting-edge technology products in this area, a perfect fit with Rohde &
Schwarz. Both companies fully concentrate on voice over IP as the upcoming
communications technology in air traffic control.”

Dan Adamescu, CEO of Rohde & Schwarz Topex continues: “Rohde & Schwarz is
an international company with subsidiaries and representatives in over 70
countries. This partnership gives us access to worldwide markets. Moreover,
numerous successful projects have made Rohde & Schwarz a renowned name in the
ATC market.”

Rohde & Schwarz Topex SA will continue to operate independently and will
remain fully dedicated to ensuring the continuous success and profitable
growth of all its partners. The company location in Bucharest with around 140
employees will remain unchanged.

Press contact Rohde & Schwarz:

Headquarters: Katrin Wehle, Phone: +49-89-4129-11378, E-mail:
press@rohde-schwarz.com, http://www.rohde-schwarz.com

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