Quectel expands its research and development center in Penang to better support its growing clientele

Quectel Wireless Solutions, a global IoT solutions provider, has expanded its R&D center in Penang, Malaysia. Opened originally in 2022, the center has moved to larger premises in the city and has added functionality including a state-of-the-art testing lab and anechoic chamber, alongside manufacturing facilities in the center. The expansion enables Quectel to provide tailored and off-the-shelf products and services to its APAC and global clients in the future.

What is the market offering of the expanded center?

Designed with a focus on providing training, support, and exceptional customer services, the Quectel R&D center currently includes shielding rooms, an anechoic chamber, and an array of RF testing capabilities. These resources significantly enhance innovation and customer support, underscoring Quectel’s commitment to provide exceptional, customized and value-added services, further elevating its capabilities to serve its growing IoT customer base.

Founded to cater to the precise requirements of IoT customers and to guarantee rapid response to product development needs and swift market deployment, the Penang team is fully committed to serving global clients in their mission to build a smarter world.

The R&D center is well-equipped with a cutting-edge testing laboratory and an anechoic chamber, covering hardware and firmware design, testing expertise, and more, rendering it an optimal setting for exhaustive testing, debugging, and customer device evaluations.

What does this mean for Quectel?

“We are thrilled to grow our operations in Penang. The expansion will allow for accelerated innovation and development based on customer requirements and provide regional support and production,” said James Cai, General Manager of Quectel’s R&D facility in Penang.

Underlining Quectel’s goal of creating multiple teams worldwide to support clients in all regions, the opening of the R&D centre in Malaysia will enable the firm to provide faster support to clients in the region, while also supporting the global Quectel product roadmap.

The Penang R&D Center is situated in the Bayan Lepas area of Penang, strategically positioned to bring together some of the world’s greatest engineers and IoT leaders in the region to accelerate innovation and drive the future of in the APAC region and beyond.

Founded in 2010, Quectel has consistently maintained rapid development and has become a leading global IoT provider of solutions covering cellular modules, Wi-Fi modules, smart modules, automotive modules, GNSS modules, antennas as well as certification services.