Squid-PRO Finalist in 2012 Best of 4G Awards
Berkeley Varitronics Systems’ Squid-PRO M2M Install Tool listed as a finalist in this year’s 4G World Conference & Expo awards program
METUCHEN, NJ – October 23, 2012 -- Berkeley Varitronics Systems, Inc. (BVS), a leading provider of advanced wireless test solutions and security products to the domestic and international wireless telecommunications industry, has been named a finalist in the 2012 Best of 4G Awards. The awards recognize leaders in the development and deployment of 4G technologies and are presented as part of 4G World Conference & Expo.
Squid-PRO™ was recognized as a finalist in the Impactful M2M Application or Solution category.
4G World is the largest event in the world covering the entire ecosystem of next-generation technologies and business models that power the mobile Internet industry and economy. This year marks the fourth annual Best of 4G Awards. Winners will be announced at the 4G World 2012 Awards Reception being held at 4G World on Monday, October 29, 2012.
"Entries received in this year’s program have yet again raised the bar," said Joe Braue, General Manager of 4G World and Executive Vice President at UBM TechWeb. "Our panel of judges was very impressed with the quality of submissions and nominations that they reviewed."
"The Squid-PRO™ has only been shipping for less than a year but has already been adopted by numerous engineers and technicians requiring real time wireless carrier comparisons," said Scott Schober, President & CEO, BVS. "and are proud of the both the Squid-PRO™’s growing awards list and customer base."
Squid-PRO™ 3G Cell Tower Tester is a handheld receiver aimed at the booming wireless M2M installation market. The Squid-PRO™ provides installers a real time display of local 3G carriers’ base stations and their respective signal strength or RSSI (Received Signal Strength Indicator). Squid-PRO™ identifies RSSI, carrier network and type of 3G technology (UMTS, CDMA, GSM and GPRS, etc.) for all 4 major U.S. carriers. This data provides installers with enough information to make key installation site decisions as well as optimal antenna placement all in an effort to choose the best mobile carrier for their particular site. Squid-PRO™ supporting all major wireless carriers including Verizon’s EVDO standard.
BVS will be demonstrating the Squid-PRO™ along with other 4G and LTE test devices at booth 216 of the 4G World Expo which takes place, Oct. 29 – Nov. 1 at McCormick Place in Chicago.
About 4G World
4G World is the first and only conference and expo covering the entire ecosystem of next-generation 4G technologies that enable the mobile Internet revolution, including mobile network infrastructure, advanced devices, applications and content. Owned and operated byUBM TechWeb, this show provides insight into the state of the industry today and explores forward-looking advancements that will affect operators within the mobile ecosystem in the years ahead. As a ubiquitous network takes hold in the mature markets of North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, operators are anticipating massive growth in broadband data usage and planning their network migration strategies and business models for monetizing mobile Internet services. 4G World offers attendees an opportunity to research state-of-the-practice business models and advanced mobile technologies, and learn from other operators about what works and what doesn’t, as they migrate their networks to 4G. For more information, visit www.4GWorld.com.
About UBM TechWeb
UBM TechWeb the global leader in technology media and professional information, enables people and organizations to harness the transformative power of technology. Through its three core businesses – media solutions, marketing services and paid content – UBM TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed brands and media applications in the technology market. More than 14.5 million business and technology professionals (CIOs and IT managers, Web & Digital professionals, Software Developers, Government decision makers, and Telecom providers) actively engage in UBM TechWeb's communities and information resources monthly. UBM TechWeb brands include: global face-to-face events such as Interop, Cloud Connect, Black Hat and Enterprise Connect; award-winning online resources such as InformationWeek, Light Reading, and Network Computing; and market-leading magazines InformationWeek, Wall Street & Technology, and Advanced Trading. UBM TechWeb is a part of UBM plc, one of the world's largest media businesses as a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.
About Berkeley Varitronics Systems
Berkeley Varitronics Systems, located in Metuchen, New Jersey, has been providing advanced wireless solutions and products to the domestic and international wireless telecommunications industry for over 39 years. Since 1995, BVS has introduced over 50 unique wireless test devices for a variety of applications including the popular Cellular, iDEN, PCS, CDMA, RFID, LTE, Mobile WiMAX, FIXED WiMAX, 802.11b/a/n/g and M2M.
For more information about BVS, visit www.bvsystems.com
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