Rohde & Schwarz: Leader in communications technology

Rohde & Schwarz provides a wide range of test solutions for mobile devices, infrastructure and networks, helping you optimizing the present and designing the future.
Updated 03 October 2019

Rohde & Schwarz: Leader in communications technology

Founded more than 80 years ago, Germany company Rohde & Schwarz is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of information and communications technology products for professional users. Initially focusing on RF engineering and RF applications in test and measurement, radiocommunications and broadcasting, the company has continually expanded its fields of activity over the past decades. 

The digital transformation of technology, business and society into a networked world means that IP-based communications technology must be integrated into virtually all future products. To succeed, this requires extremely reliable, high data security. Rohde & Schwarz has embraced this field of activity and become one of Germany’s largest manufacturers of IT security products. 

The company has grouped its activities into several business fields in order to address the different markets with dedicated products and solutions.

Rohde & Schwarz is a market-leading supplier in the mobile and wireless communications sector, offering a complete portfolio of T&M instruments and systems for the development, production and type testing of components and consumer devices as well as for setting up and monitoring mobile networks. Other important T&M markets include the automotive industry, aerospace and defense, all industrial electronics sectors, research and education. 

In broadcast and media, Rohde & Schwarz addresses network operators, consumer electronics manufacturers, content providers and post-production studios. The portfolio includes solutions for the entire transmission chain for audiovisual content — from camera output and terrestrial broadcasting to transmission via satellites and IP networks. 

Cybersecurity has become a critical factor in our data-driven world. With its cybersecurity solutions, Rohde & Schwarz protects industry and government authorities against sabotage attacks and espionage. 

Not only data requires protection but also communities, states and individuals. Consequently, measures to ensure homeland and external security are indispensable. Secure communications and intelligence products create information superiority for the army, navy and air force. Rohde & Schwarz also offers specialized products for public safety and security authorities and organizations as well as for operators of critical infrastructures.

The company has subsidiaries in more than 70 countries, with regional hubs in Asia and America. On June 30, 2018, Rohde & Schwarz had approximately 11,500 employees.


Russia’s cultural capital beckons GCC travelers

Updated 17 October 2019

Russia’s cultural capital beckons GCC travelers

  • Citizens of Oman, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia can now benefit from fast and convenient 
eVisa portal when arranging their next visit to the city of St. Petersburg.
Guarded by two marble lions at the entrance, the Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg sits within the walls of a 19th-century royal palace in the beautifully preserved imperial city of St. Petersburg. Celebrated globally for its history and architecture, Russia’s cultural capital recently became an even more attractive destination for GCC travelers thanks to the introduction of a convenient new online eVisa process.
Launched at the beginning of October, the St. Petersburg eVisa portal enables citizens from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Oman to enjoy the benefits of fast and simple online visa applications. Travelers can simply fill in the online form, upload a photograph, and can complete the entire process in just a few clicks. Applications can be made within 20 days of traveling, and up to four days before arrival. The visa is valid for stays of up to eight days in St. Petersburg and the surrounding Leningrad Region.
Felix Murillo, general manager of Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg, said: “The introduction of the eVisa portal offers a new level of convenience for international travelers, making it easier than ever for GCC citizens to arrange a trip to our wonderful city. Our concierge team takes great pleasure in highlighting St. Petersburg’s historical and cultural visitor attractions, and will be happy to arrange anything our guests may require to turn every trip into an unforgettable experience. We look forward to welcoming visitors from the Middle East to our beautiful hotel to share cherished moments and create memories that will last a lifetime.”
The Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg is located in the upmarket Admiralteysky district and was originally constructed in the early 19th century for Prince Alexander Yakovlevich Lobanov-Rostovsky.
Since first opening its doors to guests in 2013, the property offers 183 rooms, including 26 sumptuously decorated suites.
Perhaps the most stunning of the hotel’s accommodations is the one-of-a-kind Lobanov Presidential Suite, where guests can gather by the living room fireplace for a night of intimate conversation, host an al fresco dinner party on the expansive private terrace with stunning views of the Admiralty building and the surrounding park, or retreat to the grand master bedroom for a quiet and cosy evening.
The hotel is inviting guests to embark on a range of culinary adventures across its three restaurants. Diners can experience pan-asian fusion flavors at Sintoho, authentic Italian dishes at Percorso and modern Russian cuisine at The Tea Lounge.
Catering to the needs of visitors from the Middle East, halal meat is available on request.