Profile: TESSCO Technologies Inc (TESS.O)
23 May 2019
TESSCO Technologies Incorporated (TESSCO), incorporated on December 11, 1986, architects and delivers the product and value chain solutions to organizations responsible for building, operating, maintaining and reselling cellular, mobile communications, wireless-fidelity (Wi-Fi), machine-to-machine, Internet of Things and wireless backhaul systems. The Company provides marketing and sales services, knowledge and supply chain management, product-solution delivery and control systems utilizing Internet and information technology.
The Company's customers include a diversified mix of carrier and public network operators, tower owners, program managers, contractors and integrators, wireless Internet service providers, industrial and enterprise self-maintained users (including railroads, utilities, mining operators, oil and gas operators and technicians), governments, manufacturers, value-added resellers, tier 1, 2 and 3 retail carrier stores and their independent agents, dealers and consumers, as well as other local and national retailers. The Company offers products in various categories, such as base station infrastructure, network systems, mobile devices and accessories, and installation, test and maintenance products. It sources and develops its product offer from manufacturers throughout the world.
The Company offers products classified into its four business categories: base station infrastructure; network systems; installation, test and maintenance products, and mobile devices and accessories. Base station infrastructure products are used to build, repair and upgrade wireless broadband systems. Base station infrastructure products include base station antennas, cable and transmission lines, small towers, lightning protection devices, connectors, power systems, enclosures, grounding, jumpers, miscellaneous hardware and mobile antennas. Its base station infrastructure service offering includes connector installation, custom jumper assembly, site kitting and logistics integration. Network systems products are used to build and upgrade public and private wireless broadband networks. Network systems products include fixed and mobile broadband radio equipment, wireless networking filtering systems, distributed antenna systems, two-way radios and security and surveillance products. Network systems product category also includes training classes, technical support and engineering design services.
Installation, test and maintenance products are used to install, tune, and maintain wireless communications equipment. Installation, test and maintenance products include analysis equipment and various frequency-, voltage- and power-measuring devices, as well as an assortment of tools, hardware, global positioning system (GPS), safety and replacement and component parts, and supplies required by service technicians. Mobile devices and accessory products include cellular, smart phone and data device accessories, such as replacement batteries, cases, screen protectors, speakers, mobile amplifiers, power supplies, Bluetooth and corded headsets, mounts, car antennas, music accessories, and data and memory cards.
The Company provides a range of products, which are developed, manufactured and offered under TESSCO-owned brands, including Ventev, Wireless Solutions and TerraWave. The products it offers under these brands consist of device accessory products that fall into the mobile device and accessory product category, as well as wireless local area network (WLAN) and network systems accessory products, and remote monitoring and control solutions that fall into the network systems category. Also, its WLAN certification training is offered under its training unit GigaWave trade name and is reported in the network systems category.
The Company competes with Brightstar, D&H, Genco ATC Logistics, Superior Communications, VoiceComm, Alliance Corporation, Anixter, Comstor, Graybar, Hutton Communication, KPG Logistics, Ingram Micro, Talley Communications, Tech Data, Site Pro 1, VAV Wireless, Westcon and Winncom.
TESSCO Technologies Inc
11126 McCormick Rd
HUNT VALLEY MD 21031-1404