San Diego Business Journal

Cubic Acquires British-Based Deltenna Ltd.

By Brad Graves Tuesday, July 18, 2017
   

Cubic Corp. said on July 18 that it acquired privately held Deltenna Ltd. of Chippenham, U.K. for undisclosed terms. Deltenna specializes in wireless infrastructure, offering radio and antenna communication solutions.

Cubic (NYSE: CUB) said that Deltenna can deliver high-capacity data networks within challenging environments. The San Diego corporation said the acquisition will enhance its military communication and training capabilities.

Deltenna designs and manufactures wireless products including compact base stations for LTE — the fast, fourth-generation data communications technology also known as long term evolution. The company’s product line also includes rugged antennas, broadband range extenders for areas of poor coverage and frequency “re-banders.”

Deltenna has 10 patents that have either been issued or are pending.

Cubic offers a range of defense contracting products and services for U.S. and foreign militaries. It also has an international business in mass-transit equipment.