WOODLAND PARK, N.J., Sept. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- pdvWireless, Inc., (the "Company") (NASDAQ: PDVW), a wireless communications carrier and provider of mobile workforce management solutions, today announced that Vice Chairman, Morgan O'Brien, will receive the Armstrong Medal for outstanding achievements and lasting contributions to the radio arts and sciences and wireless communications. First awarded in 1935, the Armstrong Medal is the Radio Club of America's highest honor and will be presented during its 107th Awards Banquet on November 18th, 2016 in New York City.
"My good fortune many years ago was to choose wireless communications as my profession," said Mr. O'Brien. "Thanks to the engineering and technology marvels created by the membership of the Radio Club of America, I have enjoyed with all Americans the transformational power of untethered communications. I am honored to be recognized for playing a part in this remarkable industry."
As the co-founder and chairman of Nextel Communications, Inc., Mr. O'Brien led the creation of the first all-digital nationwide wireless network (the Nextel National Network) and brought push-to-talk communication to the mass business and consumer market. After the merger of Nextel with Sprint, he was a co-founder of Cyren Call Communications where he served until January 2009. Mr. O'Brien has served as a member of the pdvWireless, Inc. board of directors since April 2012.
About the Radio Club of America
The Radio Club of America is the oldest, most prestigious assembly of radio communications professionals in the world with members in many countries. Its members are dedicated to the wireless art and science for the betterment of public safety, broadcasting, cellular and the uniting of people through innovation and technical advancement.
pdvWireless, Inc. is a wireless communications carrier and provider of mobile workforce management solutions that increase the productivity of field-based workers and the efficiency of their dispatch and call center operations. pdvWireless has commenced launching private push-to-talk networks in major markets throughout the United States. Its patented and industry-validated SaaS technology improves team communication and field documentation across a wide array of industries, including transportation, distribution, construction, hospitality, waste management and field service. 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 FCC regulatory matters. pdvWireless is headquartered in Woodland Park, New Jersey.
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