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PCTEL Streamlines In-Building Testing for Critical Communications

November 5, 2019 GMT

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 5, 2019--

PCTEL, Inc. (Nasdaq: PCTI) announced at APCO Canada that it is adding Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) signal quality measurements to its award-winning public safety network testing solution. PCTEL’s solution streamlines the way building owners verify first responder radio coverage to meet local code requirements for occupancy. With the addition of DMR measurements, this efficient pass/fail testing system can now be applied to a broad range of public and private critical communications networks.

“We designed our grid-based testing solution for public safety, but our customers found it ideal for verifying life safety and business critical communications coverage as well,” said Rishi Bharadwaj, PCTEL’s Chief Operating Officer. “PCTEL’s public safety network testing solution reduces testing and reporting time by 50% or more. With the ability to test multiple public and private radio networks simultaneously, now our customers can further improve their efficiency,” added Bharadwaj.

Signal quality measurements provide an objective alternative to Delivered Audio Quality (DAQ) measurements in a fraction of the time and cost it takes to conduct traditional voice testing. PCTEL’s public safety testing solution offers signal quality measurements for P25, LTE/FirstNet, DMR, and UMTS as well as channel power measurements for any LMR technology.

DMR signal quality measurements include SINR (signal to interference and noise ratio) and Frame BER (bit error rate). DMR measurements can be added to drive testing and walk testing tools that use IB flex ® and HB flex ™ scanning receivers, whether standalone or as part of a public safety network testing solution kit.

PCTEL will demonstrate its critical communications solutions on Nov. 5-6 at APCO Canada booth 500.

About PCTEL

PCTEL is a leading global provider of wireless technology, including purpose-built antenna systems, Industrial IoT devices, and test and measurement solutions. Trusted by our customers for over 25 years, we solve complex wireless challenges to help organizations stay connected, transform, and grow.

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

PCTEL®, IB flex®, and HB flex™ are trademarks or registered trademarks of PCTEL, Inc. © 2019 PCTEL, Inc. All rights reserved.

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CONTACT: Company Contact

Suzanne Cafferty

Senior Director, Corporate Marketing

PCTEL, Inc.

(630) 339-2105

public.relations@pctel.com

Investor Relations Contact

Phillip Kupper

Three Part Advisors, LLC

(817) 778-8339

Pkupper@threepa.com

KEYWORD: ILLINOIS UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CANADA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TEXTILES STEEL TECHNOLOGY PACKAGING ENGINEERING CHEMICALS/PLASTICS AEROSPACE PUBLIC POLICY/GOVERNMENT MANUFACTURING VOIP MOBILE/WIRELESS BUILDING SYSTEMS RESIDENTIAL BUILDING & REAL ESTATE COMMERCIAL BUILDING & REAL ESTATE CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY LAW ENFORCEMENT/EMERGENCY SERVICES TELECOMMUNICATIONS SOFTWARE NETWORKS HARDWARE

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