PCTEL Hosts In-Building Wireless Forum
BLOOMINGDALE, Ill. --(Business Wire)--
PCTEL, Inc. (NASDAQ:PCTI), a leader in simplifying wireless and site solutions for private and public networks, hosted the In-Building Wireless Forum earlier today. Equipment manufacturers, distributors, service providers, market analysts, and other thought leaders gathered at PCTEL's Bloomingdale, Ill. headquarters for the forum. Participants discussed the future of in-building wireless in the light of rapid growth and change in the industry over the last year.
"Today's cold weather in the Chicago area is a great reminder of why in-building wireless is so important," said Marty Singer, PCTEL's Chairman and CEO. "Today, 90 percent of all wireless communication takes place inside offices, arenas, hospitals, homes, and other in-building venues. Participants in today's forum are all committed to providing 'five-bar' in-building wireless coverage and capacity and we were delighted to host this important industry event," added Singer.
PCTEL's In-Building Wireless Forum focused on products, services, and test tools that can be used to deliver exceptional WiFi, cellular, and public safety wireless service to indoor facilities. Challenges discussed included increasing demand for high-speed data over WiFi and LTE (News - Alert), as well as the need to deliver multiple wireless technologies over a single small cell network or Distributed Antenna System (DAS).
Among tday's participants were American Tower Corporation; Ariel Investments; Bloom Projects, LLC; Cincinnati Bell (News - Alert) Telephone; Elauwit Networks; Education Realty Trust (EdR); Environmental Systems Design, Inc. (ESD); ExteNet Systems, Inc.; Harrison Street Real Estate Capital LLC; Perritt Capital Management, Inc.; Radio Frequency Systems (News - Alert) (RFS), TESSCO Technologies Inc.; and Wight & Company.
PCTEL, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCTI), develops antenna, scanning receiver, and engineered site solutions and services for public and private networks. PCTEL RF Solutions specializes in the design, optimization and testing of today's wireless communication networks. The company's SeeGull® scanning receivers and SeeHawk® visualization tool measure and analyze wireless signals for efficient cellular network planning, deployment, and optimization. PCTEL develops and supports scanning receivers for LTE, TD-LTE, EV-DO, CDMA, WCDMA, TD-SCDMA, GSM, and WiMAX (News - Alert) networks.
PCTEL Connected Solutions™ simplifies network deployment for wireless, data and communications applications for private network, public safety, and government customers. PCTEL Connected Solutions develops and delivers high-value YAGI, Land Mobile Radio, WiFi, GPS, In-Tunnel, Subway, and broadband antennas (parabolic and flat panel) through its MAXRAD®, Bluewave™, and Wi-Sys (News - Alert)™ product lines. PCTEL also designs specialized towers, enclosures, fiber optic panels, and fiber jumper cables to deliver custom engineered site solutions. The company's vertical markets include SCADA, Health Care, Smart Grid, Positive Train Control, Precision Agriculture, Indoor Wireless, Telemetry, Off-loading, and Wireless Backhaul. PCTEL's products are sold worldwide through direct and indirect channels. For more information, please visit the company's web sites www.pctel.com, www.antenna.com, www.rfsolutions.pctel.com.