April 17, 2012

PCTEL Unveils SeeGull® EX+ Scanning Receiver at LTE Latin America Conference

6-Band Scanner Expands SeeGull EX Family of Wireless Network Scanners for Multi-Technology Networks

RIO DE JANEIRO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PCTEL, Inc. (NASDAQ:¬†PCTI), a leader in antenna and scanning receiver solutions, announced today the release of the SeeGull® EX+ six-band scanning receiver. Based on PCTEL's leading EX platform, the EX+ is a precision-calibrated tool for measuring the coverage and signal quality of wireless cellular networks. With simultaneous measurements across multiple technologies, the EX+ makes it easier to baseline and improve RF performance across a variety of network protocols.

In response to growing user demand for ubiquitous wireless coverage and high data rates, wireless network operators around the world are upgrading and expanding their networks with new technologies such as LTE. However, LTE is not replacing 2G and 3G technologies. Instead, LTE rollouts are leading to overlaid 2G/3G/4G networks. Furthermore, each technology in a network is frequently deployed on more than one operating band. Operators want a single tool that matches this increase in the number of technologies and bands. PCTEL developed the EX+ to address this industry requirement and deliver the proven performance of the SeeGull EX family of scanners with expanded combinations of bands and technologies for today's complex wireless networks.

"For more than four years, the SeeGull EX has been a key tool for operators as they roll out, expand, and optimize their wireless networks," said Jeff Miller, PCTEL's Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "Now, the EX+ will help operators upgrade and optimize both indoor and outdoor multi-technology networks. Not only will operators be able to use the EX+ to upgrade and expand LTE/WCDMA/GSM or LTE/CDMA/EV-DO networks, but a single EX+ can also be used to test both TD-LTE and FD-LTE," added Miller.

PCTEL will demonstrate its new SeeGull EX+ scanner along with its entire portfolio of scanning receiver products at the LTE Latin America 2012 Conference, April 17-18, 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The SeeGull EX+ is fully compliant with 3GPP and 3GPP2 specifications and is currently available directly from PCTEL or through its OEM resellers.


PCTEL, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCTI), develops antenna, scanning receiver, and network solutions for the global wireless market. The company's SeeGull® scanning receivers, SeeHawk® visualization tool, and CLARIFY® system measure, monitor and optimize cellular networks. PCTEL develops and supports scanning receivers for LTE, TD-LTE, EVDO, CDMA, WCDMA, TD-SCDMA, GSM, and WiMAX networks.

PCTEL's MAXRAD®, Bluewave™ and Wi-Sys™ antenna solutions address private network, public safety, and government applications. PCTEL develops and delivers high-value YAGI, Land Mobile Radio, WiFi, GPS, In-Tunnel, Subway, and broadband antennas (parabolic and flat panel). The company's vertical markets include SCADA, Health Care, Smart Grid, Precision Agriculture, Indoor Wireless, Telemetry, Off-loading, and Wireless Backhaul. PCTEL Secure focuses on Android mobile platform security. For more information, please visit the company's web sites www.pctel.com, www.antenna.com, www.antenna.pctel.com, www.rfsolutions.pctel.com or www.pctelsecure.com.


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 the potential benefits from use of the SeeGull EX+ scanning receiver for measuring the coverage and signal quality of wireless cellular networks, with simultaneous measurements across multiple technologies. These statements are based on PCTEL's current expectations. Anticipated customer benefits and product capabilities 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.

Jack Seller, Public Relations
(630) 339-2116

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