WOODLAND PARK, N.J., Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- pdvWireless, Inc., ("PDV") (NASDAQ: PDVW), a wireless communications carrier focused on developing and offering private network and mobile communication solutions for businesses, today announced the appointment of Kevin C. Malloy to its Strategy and Regulatory Affairs team, where he will serve as Director of Business Development. Mr. Malloy has more than 28 years of experience in the telecom sector of the utility industry, most recently at National Grid where he led the development and management of mobile radio, microwave, fiber, metering and SCADA networks. Mr. Malloy also served as the Chair for both the Utilities Technology Council's (UTC) Telecom Committee and New England Region, where he was active in advocating for the critical infrastructure industry.
At PDV, Mr. Malloy will be focused on developing solutions to serve the expanding needs of the utilities and the broader critical infrastructure industries, leveraging PDV's national 900 MHz spectrum position. Mr. Malloy is joining an industry dedicated team at PDV who over the past year, have fostered an ecosystem of partners and vendors to develop secure and innovative integrated communications solutions. PDV is committed to working with its partners to deliver flexible, modernized and secure broadband solutions that encompass the expanding requirements and new use cases of the industry.
"pdvWireless continues to be committed to serving the needs of utilities and critical infrastructure," stated John C. Pescatore, President and CEO of pdvWireless, "and with the addition of Kevin Malloy, we will ensure that the industry needs are well understood and represented, which is integral to our commercial development of valuable solutions for this important sector."
About pdvWireless, Inc.
pdvWireless, Inc. is a private wireless communications carrier focused on utilizing its spectrum assets to develop and offer next generation network and mobile communication solutions to critical infrastructure and enterprise customers. It is the largest holder of licensed nationwide spectrum in the 900 MHz band in the United States and is pursuing a regulatory process that seeks to modernize a portion of the 900 MHz band to accommodate the future deployment of broadband technologies and services. pdvWireless operates private push-to-talk ("PTT") networks in major markets throughout the United States and, by combining its PTT services with its patented and industry-validated SaaS technology, is improving team communication and field documentation across a wide array of industries, including transportation, distribution, construction, hospitality, waste management and field service. pdvWireless' mobile workforce applications increase the productivity of field-based workers and the efficiency of their dispatch and call center operations. pdvWireless' Chairman, Brian McAuley, and Vice Chairman, Morgan O'Brien, were the co-founders of Nextel Communications and have over 60 years of combined experience in two-way radio operations and successfully developing regulatory driven spectrum initiatives to address the unmet wireless communications needs of businesses. pdvWireless is headquartered in Woodland Park, New Jersey.
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