ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight, has completed its acquisition of RootMetrics®, a recognized leader in mobile network analytics. IHS announced its intent to acquire RootMetrics on April 6, 2015; closing occurred on April 17.
RootMetrics offers highly detailed network analytics on a subscription basis to mobile operators and infrastructure providers in the U.S. and U.K. Its RootScore Report is widely considered to be the industry standard for comparing wireless provider performance in various cities. Broader reports are offered to consumers to help them make more informed mobile decisions.
RootMetrics will remain headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, and will continue to operate with the RootMetrics brand name. The company employs 170 colleagues based mostly in the U.S., with a growing presence in the U.K. For more information, go to http://www.rootmetrics.com/us.
Further details on the acquisition of Root Metrics will be provided on the IHS second quarter earnings call in June.
About IHS (www.ihs.com)
IHS (NYSE: IHS) is the leading source of insight, analytics and expertise in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape. Businesses and governments in more than 150 countries around the globe rely on the comprehensive content, expert independent analysis and flexible delivery methods of IHS to make high-impact decisions and develop strategies with speed and confidence. IHS has been in business since 1959 and became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange in 2005. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS is committed to sustainable, profitable growth and employs about 8,800 people in 32 countries around the world.
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About RootMetrics® (www.rootmetrics.com)
RootMetrics® is an independent mobile analytics firm that offers insights into the consumer mobile experience. RootMetrics provides data on mobile network performance to help people make more informed mobile decisions. RootMetrics offers its RootScore® Report series for metropolitan markets, nations, states, and airports, as well as its downloadable CoverageMap app. To ensure that RootMetrics testing reflects real-world mobile usage, testing is conducted based on where, when, and how consumers use their smartphones most often.