In this edition of To the Poynt it is mostly about Poynting and its people. We get to know the new additions to the team, we meet new partners and distributors, and we start venturing out to exhibitions and conferences to see our customers in person. In our new HR Corner, we highlight some of the reasons why Poynting is an employer of choice. You can also read more about how MNO’s can improve their user experience using external antennas in our featured article. Lastly, we would like to invite you to join us at the METSTRADE in Amsterdam in November. Metstrade is the world’s largest trade exhibition of marine equipment, materials, and systems and we look forward to seeing you there!
What an exciting year for the Poynting Team. The 2nd year of working remotely went much smoother than the first and we are all getting used to Teams meetings with partners and colleagues from all over the world.
In 2021 we opened an office in the USA and our European team more than doubled in size. South African production, logistics and finance teams courageously battled international supply and logistics constraints to supply more antennas than ever before.
Andre wrote a letter where he hints to what is being planned for 2022 – have a look below. To quote his wish for all of us: “Do things, take risks and be happy regardless of failure or success.”
In this letter Andre talks about how he wants to inspire and empower Poynting to accelerate and make a step change in 2022 and beyond by developing connectivity solutions surpassing the innovative products offering which took as thus far… read more here.
What excitement it is to watch a rally being streamed live from one of the cars. Thanks to Daniel Fink who works closely with different teams and uses Poynting’s MIMO-3 antenna during SERTÕES SERIES SP in São Paulo, Brazil during November 2021. – Photo Credits: FOTOP
Poynting was proud to exhibit our new Marine antennas at the SuperYacht Pavilion at METSTRADE in Amsterdam. Our European Team was joined by Shane Mundy from SA who all agreed that the WaveHunter was the star of the show.
In this video Pieter Prinsloo shows you why the ePoynt is ideal for Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) and Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) applications. Link to the video and presentation can be found here.
The OMNI-414 is the first 4×4 MIMO Omni-directional antenna from Poynting. With four wideband antennas in one enclosure, you now have less antennas mounted on your vessel, but excellent performance all round.