Poynting is a top global provider of integrated antenna solutions, responsible for the innovation, design and manufacture of its market-leading products. Established as a consultancy in 1990, Poynting evolved into an official PTY in 1997 and in 2001 established Poynting Antennas. It caters antenna solutions for primarily wireless high speed data applications, including residential 4G LTE as well as GSM, M2M (Machine to Machine), DTV (Digital Television) and customer premise equipment applications across consumer, broadcast and telecommunication markets.
“Making Wireless Happen” has become synonymous with Poynting.
Headquartered in Samrand, the fast growing business hub in Johannesburg, Africa’s financial capital, Poynting services commercial clients across the globe. Its growing international business has led the establishment of a regional European office in Munich, Germany. Poynting has manufacturing operations in Johannesburg, as well as in Shenzhen, China.
Support programmes & initiatives
Poynting was the chosen antenna partner for the German Sailing Team, who consequently won bronze at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. It also developed the antenna solution for the iconic Bloodhound SSC, which will attempt to break the current 1,227 km/h record set in 1997.
Legacy of innovation
Poynting exists for advancing antenna applications: its name is derived from the Poynting vector, a directional measure of energy in an electromagnetic field. This focus has made it one of the world’s leading innovators of antenna products. Poynting owns more than 50 patents and designs, used widely in its unique antenna solutions for enhanced wireless communications for LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, RF and other applications.
The same pedigree reflects on Poynting’s people, whom include both graduate as well as professional registered engineers. Their qualifications include doctorate level expert knowledge of the technology and the industry, feeding deep knowledge and understanding of the principles of electromagnetics, RF propagation, antenna design and development. Servicing customers across the globe, Poynting’s culture of innovation and problem-solving delivers the most robust and effective antenna solutions on the market.
Executive Chairman & Product Specialist
Managing Director of Poynting Europe