June 20, 2011 08:00 ET

Powerwave Technologies Selects LEWIS PR as Agency of Record

Appointed to Drive Awareness and Increase Exposure of Advanced Wireless Solutions

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 20, 2011) - Powerwave Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: PWAV), a global provider of advanced wireless solutions for wireless communications networks, has engaged global communications agency LEWIS PR to implement a media relations campaign in North America.

The campaign will focus on increasing awareness and exposure of Powerwave's ability to provide comprehensive wireless networks, and building the company's relationships with key media outlets and industry analysts.

Katie Eakins, vice president, LEWIS San Diego, will lead the program and report to John Lee, Director of Marketing at Powerwave Technologies.

"Historically, Powerwave has been seen as a very product-driven company. We've enhanced our product portfolio and now provide a more robust wireless solutions set," said Lee. "LEWIS understood that evolution and how we need to communicate with our customers, partners and prospects. They put a team in place that has the industry and technical knowledge and media relationships to help us build our communications program."

"One of our strengths as an agency is taking a technical message and creating compelling content that reaches the target audience," said Eakins. "Our experience in the telco and wireless markets and Powerwave's commitment to enhancing its communications program make this a great fit for a long-term relationship."

LEWIS was selected following a competitive pitch for the public relations program. Details of the budget are not being disclosed. The campaign commenced in June.

About Powerwave Technologies
A global leader in advanced wireless solutions, Powerwave Technologies, Inc. offers cutting edge wireless infrastructure to address the demands of enterprise and commercial customers. Powerwave offers a comprehensive suite of solutions, including Antennas, Base Station Solutions and Coverage Solutions. Powerwave's product line supports all wireless network protocols and frequencies including Next Generation Networks in 4G technology such as WiMAX™ and LTE®. Powerwave solutions, products and services also help wireless operators and OEMs reduce capital and operating expenses, speed rollout of services, improve coverage and capacity, and reduce environmental impact. For more information, visit us at

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LEWIS PR is a global communications agency. In addition to traditional media and analyst relations, LEWIS specializes in social media, digital marketing and creative services. It works with organizations to implement integrated communications programs on an international scale. LEWIS works with leading and emerging brands across multiple sectors, including automotive, consumer, government, healthcare, insurance, legal, non-profit, technology and telecom. LEWIS has more than 25 wholly-owned offices across the US, EMEA and Asia Pacific, with regional headquarters in London, San Francisco and Singapore.

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