PCD Showcases Full Range of Mobile Devices at 2011 International CTIA Wireless Show
HAUPPAUGE, NY and ORLANDO, FL (March 22, 2011) – Personal Communications Devices, LLC (PCD), a leading provider of wireless devices to service providers in North and South America for more than 25 years, will showcase a diverse line-up of wireless devices at this year’s 2011 International CTIA Show including several 4G devices. Additionally, PCD has announced they have been selected by Sprint to manage Tier II and Tier III vendor relationships.
“Our product line-up at this year’s CTIA show is diverse and includes 4G products, multimedia smartphones and Bigstream, a just-launched wireless streaming accessory for Apple iDevices,” said Philip Christopher, president and CEO of PCD. “The range of devices we are showcasing exemplifies our ongoing innovation and commitment bringing an array of products to our customers.”
The ultra-fast Pantech UML290 4G USB modem, currently available on Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network is blazing fast. Download speeds of up to 5 to 12 Mbps in 4G Mobile Broadband coverage areas enable quick access to company networks, email servers and the Internet directly from a laptop computer. The modem supports Windows® XP 32-bit, Vista™ 32/64-bit (SP2), Windows® 7 32/64-bit and Mac OS X 10.4 or higher.
The multimedia-savvy HTC Thunderbolt operates off Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network with a 1GHz Snapdragon processor. With a 4.3.” WVGA display and built-in kickstand, the Thunderbolt allows users to fully enjoy viewing downloaded content. With Dolby and SRS surround sound, the sound quality on this device is unmatched. The Thunderbolt also records video in 720p HD, provides DLNA streaming multimedia support and Mobile Hotspot capability for sharing 4G with up to 8 Wi-Fi devices.
Home Phone Connect
Home Phone Connect provides users with a high-quality, clear voice service just like a landline, but on Verizon Wireless’ network. Users can plug their current home phone into the Home Phone Connect unit, complete with over-the-air service activation and calling capabilities, while still keeping their existing home telephone number. The sleek device is a cost-efficient alternative to installing an additional landline with a phone company and comes equipped with dual band fixed wireless with GPS. It is brought to market by PCD and Huawei.
This prepaid quick messaging device is perfect for users who want a feature-packed model without committing to a long-term service agreement. Key features include a 2.2” color LCD display, 1.3 megapixel camera, full QWERTY keyboard and account balance display. The Caper’s media center lets users download their favorite ringtones, wallpapers and games as well.
Voted “Best of CTIA Fall 2010” by LAPTOP, Bigstream enables users to stream audio and video content from an Apple iPad™, iPhone® or iPod® to a TV. Bigstream is quick and easy to set-up and small enough to bring with you wherever you go. Users can view movies, home videos, photo slideshows, business presentations and more on a big screen. Bigstream supports applications native to Apple devices, including videos, photos, YouTube® and iPod. Third-party supported applications include Netflix®, Keynote, Chopper 2, Direct TV NFL Sunday Ticket™ To-Go and other apps coded for TV out. Bigstream is currently available at select Verizon Wireless retail stores. For more information, visit http://www.getbigstream.com.
PCD to Manage Tier II and Tier III Vendors for Sprint
As announced at CTIA Wireless 2011, PCD has been selected to assist Sprint in developing new products and support numerous vendors around the globe. PCD brings more than 25 years of industry expertise in end-to-end development processes, including device certification, quality control, factory audits, field testing and management of timelines. It will consolidate products, issue firm purchase orders based on Sprint forecasts and manage the supply chain, including forward and reverse logistics.
For details on PCD and any of the company’s devices, please visit PCD at Booth #2425.