PCTEL acquired wireless network firm Sigma Wireless Technologies (SWT) for $27 million. SWT develops antennas for public safety networks and for UMTS cellular networks. SWT's iVET (integrated Variable Electrical Tilt) antenna technology permits cellular networks to remotely adjust and optimize coverage areas and antenna clusters in response to key network performance parameters. SWT will become part of PCTEL's Antenna Products Group and will help expand PCTEL's presence in Europe.
For more on the deal:
- check out this story from CommsDesign