PCTEL Announces 5-Port LTE Multiband Antenna for Fixed Industrial IoT Deployments

FORT WORTH, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PCTEL, Inc. (Nasdaq: PCTI), a leading provider of antennas and test and
measurement solutions for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT),
announced, at the UTC Telecom & Technology Conference, a new LTE
multiband antenna that helps boost data rates and reliability for
utility networks. PCTEL’s 5-port base station omnidirectional antenna
(BOA) is designed for fixed public and private LTE and industrial IoT
network deployments. It supports multi-carrier connectivity and is ideal
for network failover to mitigate downtime in smart grids and other
mission critical applications.

“PCTEL’s latest antenna will enable the future of the IIoT for our
Utilities customers. For example, advanced smart grids utilizing our
antenna could reduce outages and efficiently manage alternative energy
sources,” said Rishi Bharadwaj, PCTEL’s Chief Operating Officer. “The
antenna’s ultra-broadband technology also supports LTE-Advanced carrier
aggregation and delivers superior 4×4 MIMO performance for asset
management, video communications, and other applications that require
high data capacity,” added Bharadwaj.

This is the latest in PCTEL’s field-proven BOA antenna series, deployed
in a variety of fixed IIoT applications around the world. The new
antenna features:

  • Multiple network compatibility
  • Four (4) broadband ports supporting LTE, LTE-Advanced, LTE-M, NB-IoT,
    2G/3G cellular, Wi-Fi, and private wireless technologies
  • One (1) GPS/GLONASS port with PCTEL’s unique high rejection GNSS
    technology for network timing and tracking

PCTEL will display its new LTE multiband antenna June 19th and 20th at
UTC Telecom & Technology Conference booth 206 in Fort Worth, Texas. It
is available now to order using part # BOA-LCMGPS-PTNF-4LTE.

About PCTEL

PCTEL, Inc. is a leading global supplier of antennas and wireless
network testing solutions. Founded in 1994, we are currently celebrating
our 25th anniversary. PCTEL’s precision
antennas
are deployed in small cells, enterprise Wi-Fi access
points, fleet management and transit systems, and in equipment and
devices for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). We offer in-house
design, testing, radio integration, and manufacturing capabilities for
our customers. PCTEL’s test
and measurement tools
improve the performance of wireless networks
globally, with a focus on LTE, public safety, and emerging 5G
technologies. Network operators, neutral hosts, and equipment
manufacturers rely on our scanning receivers and testing solutions to
analyze, design, and optimize their networks.

For more information, please visit our website at https://www.pctel.com/.

PCTEL® is a registered trademark of PCTEL, Inc. © 2019 PCTEL, Inc.
All rights reserved.

Contacts

Company Contact
Michael Rosenberg
Director of Marketing
PCTEL,
Inc.
(301) 444-2046
public.relations@pctel.com

Investor Relations Contact
Phillip Kupper
Three Part
Advisors, LLC
(817) 778-8339
Pkupper@threepa.com

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