PCTEL, Inc. (Nasdaq:PCTI), a provider of Performance Critical TELecom solutions, has announced at Mobile World Congress Americas that it has joined the MulteFire Alliance, the company said.
The Alliance is an international consortium established to define and promote MulteFireâ¢, which enables LTE-based cellular and Internet of Things (IoT) network configurations operating solely in unlicensed and shared spectrum.
By enabling standalone configurations in unlicensed and shared spectrum, MulteFire makes high performance wireless technology available to a variety of users beyond the established carrier base. Solutions based on MulteFire technology will enable enterprise, venues, and ISPs to deploy neutral host small cells, providing hyper-dense mobile connectivity. Industrial users will be able to deploy reliable wireless IoT networks without the need to purchase spectrum.
The MulteFire Alliance is an international association dedicated to building a global ecosystem in support of the common interests of members, developers and users in the application of Long Term Evolution (LTE) and next generation mobile cellular technology in configurations that use only unlicensed and shared radio spectrum. For more information about MulteFire technology, its benefits how to become a member of the MulteFire Alliance, visit www.MulteFire.org.
PCTEL delivers Performance Critical TELecom technology solutions to the wireless industry.