BLOOMINGDALE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 30, 2018--
PCTEL, Inc. (Nasdaq: PCTI), a leader in Performance Critical
TELecom solutions, announced today that it joined the Project 25
Technology Interest Group (PTIG). PTIG membership will enable PCTEL to
participate in the development of Project 25 (P25) digital radio
communications standards, which are designed for use by public safety
organizations. PCTEL will collaborate with other PTIG members while
continuing to develop innovative testing solutions and high performance
antennas for P25 and other public safety communications technologies.
“PTIG and PCTEL share a commitment to developing effective,
interoperable wireless communications solutions for first responders and
other public safety personnel. Innovative technologies such as our
in-building public safety testing solution are crucial for extending P25
coverage wherever it is needed,” said Rishi Bharadwaj, PCTEL’s COO.
“PCTEL is also a leading provider of antennas in the public safety
market, supplying antennas to some of industry’s largest radio OEMs.
Working with PTIG will enable us to leverage our unique RF expertise to
further improve the performance of P25 radio systems.”
PCTEL’s antennas and test and measurement tools support indoor and
outdoor critical communications systems worldwide, including P25, TETRA,
and LTE-based systems such as FirstNet. PCTEL’s public safety testing
solution simplifies the process of evaluating in-building critical
communications coverage against National Fire Protection Association
(NFPA) guidelines and other standards. PCTEL has provided hundreds of
thousands of performance critical LMR, LTE, GNSS, Wi-Fi, and compact
multi-band antennas for fixed and mobile public safety communications.
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.