SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Oct. 25 // -- Superconductor Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:SCON) ("STI"), a leading provider of high performance infrastructure products for wireless voice and data applications, today announced the introduction of the AmpLink(TM) 1700 product line for the new Advanced Wireless Spectrum (AWS) frequencies recently sold at auction by the FCC. This addition to STI's AmpLink Ground Mount Amplifier (GMA) product family is designed to provide its customers with improved network performance and all the benefits of a ground-based solution. Like all STI GMA solutions, the AmpLink 1700 delivers "plug and play" deployment with any GSM, CDMA, or UMTS network.
With the industry's best noise figure and high gain, STI's GMA solutions are providing optimal base station sensitivity and network performance in thousands of cell sites today. STI's GMA solutions deliver superior reliability and have demonstrated industry leading Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) in excess of one million hours. STI's customers value the simple ground based installation along with the significant operating expense savings.
Adam Shelton, vice president of product line management and marketing, said: "STI's AWS solutions ensure our customers can utilize existing assets and maximize their return on investment. Our AWS products provide an overlay solution that will improve network data rates, enhancing HSDPA and EV-DO services. With no tower climbs or associated leasing costs and with significant maintenance and operational benefits, our reliable ground based AWS solutions offer better network performance and a more cost-effective alternative than other uplink enhancement approaches."
STI will continue to work with its customers to develop future solutions that provide maximum radio frequency performance and long-term operating expense advantages, realizing the best return on investment in the industry.
About Superconductor Technologies Inc. (STI)
Superconductor Technologies Inc., headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA, is a leading provider of high performance infrastructure products for wireless voice and data applications. STI's SuperLink® solution increases capacity utilization, lowers dropped and blocked calls, extends coverage, and enables faster wireless data rates. Its AmpLink(TM) solution enhances the performance of wireless base stations by improving receiver sensitivity and geographic coverage.
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