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Eurofins Digital Testing buys Labatus

EurofinsQuality assurance firm, Eurofins Digital Testing, has acquired Swedish-based rival Labatus as part of an expansion drive.

As part of the deal, Eurofins gains additional offices in Sweden and other locations globally, and benefit from Labatus’ experience supporting companies like TiVo on operator deployments such as Com Hem in Sweden.

At the same time, Eurofins also announced that it has opened a new test facility in Gdansk, Poland to provide a “highly cost-effective, near-shore testing facility for European operators”.

“Labatus is known for delivering cutting-edge test development, planning and strategy solutions that enable the delivery of high-quality TV and video services across devices,” said Johan Craeybeckx, CEO of Eurofins Digital Testing, Belgium Division.

“They provide highly complementary products and services, and were a natural fit for us. With this acquisition, Labatus will further augment our capabilities to help provide quality assurance in an increasingly competitive and evolving market.”

Labatus offers automated test development, planning and strategy solutions for TVs, set-top boxes, smartphones, tablets, and applications across iOS, Chromecast and Android platforms.

Eurofins said that Labatus’ test solutions complement Eurofins’ suite of products and services aimed at ensuring quality-of-service for service providers.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.