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Anite plc
Public (LSEAIE)
Industry Software
Founded 1973
Headquarters Fleet, Hampshire
Key people
Clay Brendish, (Chairman)
Christopher Humphrey (CEO)
Revenue £122.5 million (2012)[1]
£22.5 million (2012)[1]
Profit £16.2 million (2012)[1]
Number of employees
circa 500

Anite plc provides mobile device, infrastructure and network testing systems to the international wireless market and is listed on the London Stock Exchange.


The company was founded in 1973 as Cray Electronics: in October 1996 it changed its name to Anite Group.[2] In 2006 it acquired Nemo, a network test business.[3]

In June 2015, Anite received a takeover offer from US software company Keysight Technologies in a deal worth £388 million.[4]


The company has two sides to its business:[5]

  • Device & Infrastructure Testing and Network Testing for the wireless market


  1. ^ a b c Preliminary Results 2012
  2. ^ IT Services: Anite Slow to Bear Fruit
  3. ^ Anite Completes Nemo Buy Light Reading, 12 December 2006
  4. ^ Mamidipudi Soumithri (17 June 2015). "Keysight Technologies to buy UK's Anite in $607 million deal". Reuters. Retrieved 17 June 2015. 
  5. ^ Anite: Businesses

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