Sanders Teams with eXpert Wireless Solutions for PCS Network Planning
NASHUA, NH, February 23rd, 1999 -- Sanders, a Lockheed Martin Company, announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding with eXpert Wireless Solutions (eWS) of Fort Lee, N.J., for Radio Frequency (RF) network planning and services for Sanders' expanding line of Personal Communications Services (PCS) products. Sanders' products include PCS-Over-Cable, PCS-Over-Fiber, and associated networking options for the rapidly expanding wireless telecommunications industry. eWS, one of the leading independent providers of RF engineering and network designs, has provided services to more than 40 wireless markets in eight countries since 1994. The success of eWS in designing and deploying numerous wireless communication networks "makes this a good business fit for Sanders," said Steve Johnson, Sanders' Director of Telecommunications Systems. "The innovative RF solutions that eWS can propose to its customers will benefit from the great flexibility of Sanders' PCS products. We likewise gain from eWS's outstanding expertise in the marketplace." Shawn Ziglari, eWS Company Principal in charge of Sales and Marketing, emphasized the creative solutions that the partnership of eWS and Sanders can provide to PCS operators. "The significant reduction in deployment cost, ease of implementation, and the quality that Sanders' products offer to PCS operators are attractive solutions for resolving deployment, coverage, and capacity issues," Ziglari said. The agreement emphasizes the complementary capabilities of the two companies. Sanders PCS products are a cost-effective solution in a variety of deployment scenarios, including spot coverage, macro-cell extension, wide area coverage, capacity augmentation, and in-building coverage. The two companies are currently collaborating on several network opportunities. Sanders, an operating company of the Lockheed Martin Electronics Sector, is engaged in development, manufacture, and sale of advanced electronic systems and products in a broad range of defense and commercial electronics markets. The company serves these markets through technologies that include wide-band radio, digital and analog communication systems, and very high speed real time digital signal processing.