TESSCO and Associated Carrier Group Announce Expanded Partnership at CTIA Super Mobility Show

The Expanded   Relationship Promises to Lower the Total Cost of Cell-Site Deployment

HUNT VALLEY,  Md.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Sep. 9, 2015—TESSCO Technologies (NASDAQ: TESS), a leading provider of the   product and value chain solutions required to build, use and maintain   wireless systems, is entering into an expanded partnership with the   Associated Carrier Group (ACG), a consortium of more than 30 wireless   carriers serving the U.S. market. Under the agreement with ACG, TESSCO will   supply ACG members with the end-to-end product and supply chain solutions to   build and maintain cellular base stations at the lowest total cost.

“We are honored to   be a major supplier to ACG and greatly value our expanded relationship from supplying mobile device accessories to include base station infrastructure products and solutions,” said TESSCO Founder, Chairman and CEO Robert Barnhill. “Our goal is to make the difference in ACG and their members’ success by providing the best products, kitted, and delivered on time to achieve rapid and productive deployment at the lowest total costs.”

“ACG and TESSCO have successfully partnered for nearly five years to deliver member organizations   preferred pricing and a variety of value-added services related to mobile   device accessories,” said Russ Lipinski, President & Executive Director of Associated Carrier Group. “We’re excited for our members to partner with   TESSCO on wireless infrastructure products and solutions as well.”

TESSCO has offered   preferred pricing to ACG members since 2011 for mobile accessories.  CommScope, a long-time technology and manufacturing partner of TESSCO, will   help facilitate the amended agreement.

“CommScope is very   excited to be partnering with TESSCO on supporting the Associated Carrier   Group through this initiative,” said CommScope National Channel Manager Ray   Simon. “This program will help deliver the ACG Wireless Carrier members access to the CommScope Network Infrastructure solutions that are needed for their markets.”

The partnership is   being announced at the CTIA Super Mobility tradeshow Sept. 9-11, 2015 in Las   Vegas. For more information, visit www.tessco.com or call 1.800.472.7373.


The convergence of   wireless and the Internet is revolutionizing the way we live, work and play.  New systems and applications are creating challenges and opportunities at an   unprecedented rate. TESSCO is there‒enabling organizations to capitalize on   the opportunities in wireless by providing Your Total Source® of end-to-end   solutions. TESSCO delivers the knowledge, product and supply chain solutions   required to build, use, maintain, and resell Cellular, Mobile   Communications, Wi-Fi, Machine-to-Machine, Internet of Things, Wireless   Backhaul, and Monitoring & Control systems. For more   information, visit TESSCO.com or connect with us on TwitterLinkedIn and Facebook.

About ACG

ACG was formed to   benefit both its members and the consumer by facilitating efficient   production and marketing of devices as well as increased competition. The   consortium enables its members to work with manufacturers, suppliers and   other vendors to acquire more timely access to relevant CDMA devices. ACG   presently has 31 Member Carriers based in various markets throughout the   United States. More information is available at www.associatedcarriergroup.com.

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