Laird Technologies to Attend AfricaCom 2012

Company to Showcase LMR Portable and Base Station Antennas and RFID Products

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 St. Louis, Missouri, USA – October 31, 2012 – Laird Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the design and supply of customized performance-critical components and systems for advanced electronics and wireless products, today announced it will be attending AfricaCom 2012. The event will be held at CTICC in Cape Town, South Africa, November 13-15, 2012. Laird Technologies will exhibit in Hall 2, booth #P67. 

Laird Technologies will showcase a variety of antenna products including LMR portable antennas and base station antennas, along with RFID antennas. The company’s portable radio antennas and base station antenas are high-quality and durable solutions for wireless two-way communication in the public safety, military and construction markets. Laird Technologies’ portfolio of RFID antennas offers rugged designs for indoor and outdoor use with unmatched performance.  

“AfricaCom provides Laird Technologies an opportunity to exhibit our antenna solutions to a wide audience,” said Paul Boyle, Regional Sales Manager for Laird Technologies. “The development of the continent’s digital sector has grown significantly over the past years, and AfricaCom allows us to not only showcase our capabilities, but also gain insight into where the market is headed.”  

Now in its 15th year, AfricaCom embraces all aspects of the converging telecoms, media and information and communication technology (ICT) sectors. Through keynote presentations, interactive panel discussions, workshops and networking opportunities, attendees will learn what it takes to be a part of digital Africa. With more than 7,000 attendees and 300 exhibitors and over 100 countries represented, AfricaCom 2012 is one of the largest events of its kind. 

An industry leader in the design and manufacture of antennas for mobile devices and wireless data, Laird Technologies possesses end-to-end system knowledge and employs advanced, proprietary design tools to bring novel antenna designs to market. IAS product offering consists of WLAN, RFID, Vehicular, Dispatch Base Station, Cellular, LTE, and WISP antennas. These products are ideal for use in the automotive, telematics, asset tracking, consumer electronics, handset and mobile devices industries. For additional information, please visit the Laird Technologies booth at AfricaCom or logon to  

Contact Information 

For additional information, visit or contact us at: 
Eastern US & Canada: +1-847-839-6934 or  
Western US, Mexico, Latin and South America: +1-847-839-6915 or 
Europe: +44-(0) 1628-858941  or 
Asia: +86-21-5855-0827 x127 or   

Translated versions of this press release are available in Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and German languages. 

About Laird Technologies, Inc.

Laird Technologies is a global technology company focused on providing components and solutions that protect electronic devices from electromagnetic interference and heat, and that enable connectivity through wireless applications and antenna systems.

Custom products are supplied to all sectors of the electronics industry including the handset, telecommunications, data transfer and information technology, automotive, aerospace, defense, consumer, medical, mining, railroad and industrial markets.

Laird Technologies, a unit of Laird PLC, employs over 9,000 employees in more than 46 facilities located in 16 countries.


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