Personal Communications Devices Launches New Web Site

Consumer-oriented Site Features Accessories and Smart Home Systems

Industry Veteran Billy Crotty to Lead New Business Unit

Jan 07, 2013, 11:00 ET from Personal Communications Devices, LLC

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Personal Communications Devices, LLC (PCD), a leading provider of wireless devices and value-added services to clients in the Americas for more than 25 years, today announced the launch of a new web site that features a range of products for consumers:  Spearheading the company's expansion into the consumer and accessories markets is industry veteran Billy Crotty, who recently joined PCD as the new General Manager, Accessories Strategic Business Unit.  The announcement was made at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

" represents a new strategic emphasis for PCD and is a significant expansion into our direct-to-consumer capabilities," said George Appling, President and CEO of PCD. "The new site gives consumers easy access to accessories for products from our OEM partners, such as HTC, Pantech and Alcatel.

This one-of-a-kind site will offer a range of products that touch consumers throughout their days and throughout their lives, including:

  • Accessories that enhance and take advantage of the advanced capabilities of the new smart devices
  • Power, audio, and fashion accessories - like wired and wireless headsets, portable batteries, shells, plastic cases and screen protectors – for mobile and smart phone devices
  • Carrier-branded lifestyle and health products, including a heart monitor and a pedometer
  • Home Connect – a home monitoring system which features LTE gateways with extenders, cameras and other devices to monitor the user's home and appliances while away (service provider requirements apply)

"PCD's strong long-term relationships with our OEMs and carrier-partners allow us to offer these often-overlooked products and services," added Crotty. "This site is yet another example of our commitment to our partnerships, and the value-added services PCD brings to these relationships."

Crotty comes to PCD with a broad range of industry experience, including more than fifteen years in executive-level positions focused specifically in wireless accessories at Skinit Inc., Pure Energy Solutions, Superior Communications, Airgain Inc., Esmertec AG and Cellon International.

About PCD
Built on a legacy of service and innovation, PCD is committed to bringing you the wireless world. A global gateway for its technology partners throughout the Americas, PCD provides both carriers and manufacturers a rich array of product life cycle management services that includes planning and development; inventory; technical testing; quality control; forward and reverse logistics; sell-in and sell-thru, marketing & warranty support; and an extensive portfolio of high-quality and versatile wireless devices. PCD is based in Hauppauge, New York, and maintains operations facilities in Brea, California.

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