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Avnet expands antenna, cable offering with Taoglas deal


Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, has entered into a distribution agreement with Taoglas USA Inc., manufacturer and supplier of M2M and IoT antenna and cable solutions.

Avnet now distributes Taoglas’ extensive line of 3G, 4G, LTE and GNSS off-the-shelf and custom antenna solutions to device manufacturers and OEMs targeting M2M and IoT applications in the Americas. Taoglas antennas are used by manufacturers to deliver wireless connectivity for devices in a growing range of markets, including telematics/automotive, smart-grid, metering/telemetry, home automation, remote monitoring and telemedical.

“As a company that supports customers on the bleeding edge of the wireless connectivity and remote sensing technology curve, we are keenly aware of the increasingly critical role antennas will play in any mobile device solution,” said Alex Iuorio, senior vice-president, supplier management and business development for Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas. “With Taoglas as part of our available product portfolio, we can help our mutual customers speed their development of these next-generation connected devices.”