Founded in 1988 in Quebec, Canada, Advantech Wireless is a global provider of wireless broadband communications solutions, including satellite equipment, communication services and telephony resources.
With offices in Canada, USA, Europe and Latin America, Advantech provides a wide range of products delivering design, manufacture and networking for broadband connectivity, broadcast solutions, video contribution and distribution, mobile 2G, 3G and LTE backhaul and DTH & DTT video distribution, using satellite and terrestrial wireless communications. These products are used by companies requiring communications that can be terrestrial or via satellite, and are suitable for companies in the defence, data networking, news gathering, cellular back-hauling and broadcasting sectors.
Advantech’s wide range of products include GaN technology based high power amplifiers (SSPAs), VSAT hubs , VSAT terminals, block-up converters (SSPB), satellite MCPC/SCPC modems and frequency converters, fixed and deployable antennas, antenna controllers, terrestrial microwave radios, routers and ruggedized military products.
Advantech is the result of several acquisitions since 1988 including Signal Processors Limited (UK) and ACT Wireless Inc. (USA) in 2001 and SpaceBridge Semiconductor Corp and Allgon Microwave (Sweden) in 2005.
Advantech Wireless is a founding member of the World Teleport Association’s (WTA) new Technology Discount Centre, providing members cost effective access to satellite communications and is also a member of Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB), an organisation that comprises over 200 companies dedicated to open interoperable standards for the global delivery of digital media and broadcast services.
In recent news Advantech Wireless’ UltraLinear™ GaN technology based HPA Systems is central to the live global broadcast of action from the Brazil World Cup 2014.