BLOOMINGDALE, Ill. & CAMBRIDGE, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 27, 2018--
PCTEL, Inc. (Nasdaq: PCTI), a leader in Performance Critical
TELecom solutions, and Ranplan announced the integration of
Ranplan Professional with PCTEL’s SeeHawk® Touch data collection
software to streamline in-building wireless network design, planning,
and optimization. The next generation of wireless networks will
incorporate new technologies such as 5G alongside existing cellular,
Wi-Fi, and public safety networks. Together, SeeHawk Touch and Ranplan
Professional enable onsite engineers to measure, model, and visualize
the complex interactions between these technologies.
SeeHawk Touch and Ranplan Professional allow engineers to make immediate
assessments and adjustments. SeeHawk Touch software collects and
analyzes real-world RF data from PCTEL’s industry-leading scanning
receivers. Ranplan Professional then incorporates this data into
advanced 3D visualizations and network propagation modeling. An upgrade
to SeeHawk Touch will be released allowing Touch and Ranplan
Professional to work together seamlessly. The combined system will
support network design and planning for a wide range of wireless
technologies, including 3G, 4G LTE, LTE-A, CBRS, LAA, NB-IoT, Wi-Fi,
P25, and 5G New Radio.
“SeeHawk Touch and Ranplan Professional will enable network operators
and building owners to prepare for a wide variety of uses, including
emergency response, industrial IoT deployments, smart building
automation, and even virtual reality,” said Rishi Bharadwaj, PCTEL’s
COO. “PCTEL’s scanning receivers provide the complete and accurate data
that engineers need to solve today’s complex RF problems," added
“SeeHawk Touch and PCTEL scanning receiver data complement Ranplan’s
ability to model the complex interactions between indoor and outdoor
wireless environments,” said Alastair Williamson, Ranplan’s CEO.
“Ranplan’s innovative modeling incorporates key components of the
HetNet, including hybrid indoor/outdoor, macro, small cell, DAS, Wi-Fi,
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/.
Ranplan Wireless is an innovative wireless technology company that has
developed the World’s only solution that can plan, design and optimize
inbuilding and outdoor wireless networks in coordination. Our solutions
enable us to help an ecosystem of companies deploy the next generation
of wireless networks for a range of applications in urban environments,
supporting multiple technologies such as 4G LTE, 5G, Wifi and IoT,
providing end users with an unmatched quality of experience.
Ranplan Wireless is a subsidiary of Ranplan Group AB (Nasdaq First
North: RPLAN) whose head office is in Stockholm, Sweden. The group
operates out of offices in the UK, US and China.
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Source: PCTEL, Inc.
Director of Marketing
Morgan, PRPR for Ranplan Wireless
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