PCTEL Announces 5G Network Testing Tools at MWC Americas

September 12, 2018

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 12, 2018-- PCTEL, Inc. (Nasdaq: PCTI), a leader in Performance Critical TELecom solutions, unveiled precision scanning receivers for testing 5G networks today at Mobile World Congress Americas. The new HBflex™ scanning receiver provides 5G NR measurements on both mmWave and sub-6 GHz spectrum. 5G NR testing capabilities are also available on PCTEL’s flagship IBflex® scanning receiver for sub-6 GHz bands.

PCTEL’s 5G test tools will enable operators to efficiently clear new spectrum and roll out 5G networks worldwide while maintaining or upgrading existing network technologies. HBflex and IBflex are both based on PCTEL’s flexible software defined radio platform, enabling high performance measurements of 5G networks as well as LTE, public safety, NB-IoT, and other network technologies.

“5G networks will include a wide array of new bands and new technologies in a more complex RF environment,” said David Neumann, the company’s CEO. “PCTEL scanning receivers provide the accuracy, insight, and flexibility that operators will need to successfully manage their 5G networks and enable new use cases such as smart cities, fixed wireless access, and advanced IoT deployments.”

PCTEL will demonstrate the HBflex scanning receiver September 12-14 at Mobile World Congress Americas in Los Angeles, booth S.2064.

HBflex and IBflex scanning receivers with 5G testing capabilities are available to order now. Upgrade paths are available for customers with existing IBflex scanning receivers.

Safe Harbor

This press release contains forward-looking statements as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Specifically, these forward-looking statements include statements regarding 5G networks and the capabilities, uses and performance of PCTEL's scanning receivers. These statements are based on PCTEL's current expectations. Anticipated customer uses and benefits and product capabilities and performance may differ materially from those projected as a result of certain risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to those detailed from time to time in PCTEL's Securities and Exchange Commission filings. These forward-looking statements are made only as of the date hereof, and PCTEL disclaims any obligation to update or revise the information contained in any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.


PCTEL, Inc. provides Performance Critical TELecom technology solutions. We are a leading global supplier of antennas and wireless network testing solutions. Our 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/.

Source: PCTEL, Inc.

Michael Rosenberg
Director of Marketing
(301) 444-2046

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