Cingular to Deploy Multimode Roaming Client Software
Chicago, IL - January 29, 2004 - PCTEL Inc. (NASDAQ: PCTI), a leading provider of intelligent wireless solutions, announced today that it would supply Cingular Wireless with its Segue™ Roaming Client. Under the terms of a recently signed three -year agreement, PCTEL will license a Cingular -branded version of the Roaming Client that will simplify access to Cingular's wireless networks. The financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
"We optimized the Segue™ Roaming Client for the cellular carriers," said Marty Singer, PCTEL's Chairman and CEO. "It is encouraging to see leading providers, such as Cingular and its affiliates, taking advantage of their ability to brand the product under their service and leverage the cellular capabilities of the Roaming Client," added Singer.
PCTEL's customers have deployed the Segue™ Roaming Client worldwide. The client has been bundled with 802.11 chipsets and licensed to major carriers within and outside the U.S.
The Segue™ Roaming Client provides mobile users secure, seamless access and roaming capabilities for cellular data networks in public areas, at the office, and in the home. The Segue™ Roaming Client enables rapid scanning of available networks and a user -friendly connection process.
About PCTEL (Nasdaq: PCTI)
PCTEL, founded in March 1994, is a leading provider of Wi -Fi and cellular mobility software, software -defined radio products and access technology. PCTEL's products include WLAN software products (Segue™ Product Line) that simplify installation, roaming, Internet access and billing. Through its subsidiary, DTI, the company designs, develops and distributes OEM receivers and receiver -based products that measure and monitor cellular networks. Its MAXRAD subsidiary designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes innovative antenna solutions that facilitate and simplify wireless communications. The company protects its leadership position with a portfolio of more than 130 analog and broadband communications and wireless patents, issued or pending, including key and essential patents for modem technology. The company's products are sold or licensed to PC manufacturers, PC card and board manufacturers, wireless carriers, wireless ISPs, distributors, wireless test and measurement companies, and system integrators. PCTEL headquarters are located at 8725 West Higgins Road, Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60631. Telephone: 773 -243 -3000. For more information, please visit our web site at: http://www.pctel.com.