March 17, 2011

Sprint Selects Personal Communications Devices (PCD) to Manage Tier II and Tier III Vendor Relationships

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Personal Communications Devices LLC (PCD) ( today announced it has been chosen by Sprint (NYSE: S) to manage a host of their Tier II and III vendor relationships. In this role, PCD will assist Sprint in developing new products and support numerous vendors throughout the globe.

PCD brings more than 25 years of industry expertise in end-to-end development processes including device certification, quality control, factory audits, field testing and management of timelines. PCD will also consolidate products, issue firm purchase orders based on Sprint forecasts and manage the supply chain which includes forward and reverse logistics.

"PCD welcomes this opportunity to add value to Sprint's business, by saving them time and money through the consolidation of vendor management," said Philip Christopher, President and CEO of PCD. "Current Sprint suppliers, and those that aspire to enter into a strategic relationship with Sprint, will benefit from our 25-plus years of experience as we guide them through certification, quality control, factory audits and field testing in preparation for product launch."

About PCD

PCD ( is committed to bringing you the wireless world through innovative wireless devices and rich service offerings. PCD serves as a global gateway for technology partners, providing high-quality, reliable and versatile wireless communications devices including handsets, smartphones, messaging devices and wireless broadband modems to carriers throughout North and South America. PCD conducts product planning and development on CDMA, GSM/GPRS and HSDPA platforms, and provides technical testing quality control as well as marketing and warranty support for its carrier and technology partners, differentiating it from other wireless industry suppliers. PCD is based in Hauppauge, New York, and maintains operations and support facilities in Brea, California, and Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

SOURCE Personal Communications Devices LLC