PCTEL Announces VenU® High Gain 802.11ac Wi-Fi Panel Antenna

August 23, 2018

BLOOMINGDALE, Ill--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 23, 2018-- PCTEL, Inc. (Nasdaq: PCTI), a leader in Performance Critical TELecom solutions, announced its new VenU® high gain 802.11ac Wi-Fi panel antenna. This dual-polarized, 4-port antenna provides dual-band 4x4 MIMO coverage for exceptional data throughput and reliability. Its high gain and compact, rugged housing make PCTEL’s latest VenU antenna ideal for outdoor enterprise Wi-Fi, Industrial IoT, transit, and rail applications.

“Our latest high-throughput VenU antenna extends 802.11ac Gigabit Wi-Fi coverage to hard-to-reach outdoor locations,” said Rishi Bharadwaj, Senior Vice President and General Manager of PCTEL's Connected Solutions group. “Our customers can use this new antenna to support a host of demanding applications such as video streaming, advanced industrial automation, and trackside Wi-Fi—all without sacrificing aesthetics,” added Bharadwaj.

The new VenU antenna provides 12 dBi of gain. Each antenna port is designed to operate optimally within the frequency range of 2.4-2.5 GHz and 5.1-6 GHz for maximum data throughput. The antenna’s sealed IP67 and UV-stable housing provide reliability for long-lasting outdoor installations. A heavy-duty articulating mount is included for mast mounting.

The VenU high gain 802.11ac Wi-Fi panel antenna is available now. Order using part # MPMIHG2458.


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
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