Monday, October 24, 2011

PCTEL Acquires Envision Wireless

PCTEL, which develops antenna, scanning receiver, and network solutions, acquired the assets of Envision Wireless, an engineering services business based in Melbourne, Florida. Envision focuses on the RF issues pertaining to in-building coverage and capacity and its target market is relevant to PCTEL's antenna and scanning receiver businesses. The company provides value-added analysis of collected data. They provide services to the public cellular carriers, network infrastructure providers, and real estate concerns. Financial terms were not disclosed.

“In-building represents one of our key, vertical antenna markets,�? said Marty Singer, PCTEL's Chairman and CEO. “Additionally, our scanning receivers are widely used by network engineers in resolving in-building design issues. We plan on expanding Envision's current operation and leveraging their activities into sales of both antennas and scanning receivers,�? added Singer.