PCTEL releases 5G network testing tools

PCTEL, Inc. (Nasdaq: PCTI), a provider of Performance Critical TELecom solutions, has announced precision scanning receivers for testing 5G networks, the company said.

The new HBflexâ„¢ scanning receiver provides 5G NR measurements on both mmWave and sub-6 GHz spectrum. 5G NR testing capabilities are also available on PCTEL´s flagship IBflex® scanning receiver for sub-6 GHz bands.

PCTEL´s 5G test tools will enable operators to efficiently clear new spectrum and roll out 5G networks worldwide while maintaining or upgrading existing network technologies. HBflex and IBflex are both based on PCTEL´s flexible software defined radio platform, enabling high performance measurements of 5G networks as well as LTE, public safety, NB-IoT, and other network technologies.

PCTEL, Inc. provides Performance Critical TELecom technology solutions. We are a 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.