Ventev Wireless Infrastructure Releases New GE MDS Orbit Deployment Kit

By Business Wire,  May 01, 2014, 08:00:00 AM EDT


Integrated Kit Includes all Components Necessary for Utilities, Oil and Gas, Transportation and Mining Industries to Deploy New Multi-Network Communications Device from GE

HUNT VALLEY, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ventev Wireless Infrastructure, a division of TESSCO Technologies Incorporated (NASDAQ:TESS), announces the Ventev Deployment Kit for the GE MDS™ Orbit Platform. The factory-direct Deployment Kit includes all of the components needed to deploy, power, and protect the GE MDS Orbit Platform, allowing industrial SCADA, wireless backhaul, and broadband communications users to quickly deploy the Orbit and virtually eliminate installation errors.

The MDS Orbit Platform is GE's next-generation wireless communications solution that integrates cellular, private, licensed and unlicensed networks in one device, delivering secure communication between field crews and industrial equipment, and bringing valuable asset and operational data from the field to the operations center. Ventev's Deployment Kit contains fully integrated, plug-and-play enclosures, batteries, cabling, mounts, antennas for the public cellular networks, lightning arrestors, grounding protection, and weatherproofing components. The Deployment Kit can be ordered in three variations: LTE and Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi only, or LTE only. For convenience, the MDS Orbit platform can be purchased through TESSCO Technologies, and factory-installed into the Deployment Kit prior to delivery.

"The most significant benefit of the preconfigured Ventev Deployment Kit is that all components work together and almost all are fully integrated into the enclosure, ensuring that minimal assembly is required," explains Jeff Lime, Vice President of Ventev Wireless Infrastructure. "This helps to reduce issues in the field and allows for faster deployments. Customers order just one part number and all the necessary components to deploy, power, and protect the GE MDS Orbit arrive at once."

Visit www.ventev.com/ge-mdsorbit/ for more information about the Ventev Deployment Kits and to browse the entire ecosystem of products surrounding the GE MDS Orbit platform. Ventev products are exclusively available through TESSCO Technologies (www.tessco.com).

About Ventev Wireless Infrastructure

Ventev Wireless Infrastructure, a division of TESSCO Technologies Inc., designs and manufactures solutions that deploy, protect, power, and improve the performance of every type of wireless network: Wi-Fi, DAS (distributed antenna systems), cellular, mesh and two-way. Ventev's extensive line of products such as antennas, enclosures, cable, and solar-powered base stations support these networks and their applications both indoors and outdoors. Ventev Wireless Infrastructure's (www.ventev.com) three product lines are: TerraWave Solutions (Wi-Fi enclosures, antennas and cable assemblies); Ventev (integrated power and outdoor enclosure solutions); and Wireless Solutions (base station infrastructure including towers, site hardware and grounding).

About TESSCO

TESSCO Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:TESS), Hunt Valley, Maryland, is Your Total Source® for making wireless work. The convergence of wireless and the Internet is revolutionizing the way we live, work and play. New systems and applications are creating opportunities and challenges at an unprecedented rate. TESSCO is there, thinking in new ways for exceptional outcomes. TESSCO (www.tessco.com) architects and delivers, with innovation, productivity and speed, the product and value chain solutions to organizations responsible for building, using and maintaining wireless broadband systems. The Company is a component of the Russell 2000® index.

Source: TESSCO Technologies Incorporated



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