MultiTech Announces Master Distribution Agreement with Avnet in Europe

Barcelona, SPAIN –March 2, 2015 – Multi-Tech Systems, Inc. a leading global manufacturer of M2M and IoT devices, today announced the assignment of Avnet as a master distributor for its European launch of the new, high-availability 3G/4G-LTE broadband enterprise router, the MultiConnect® rCell 500 series.

The availability of the MultiConnect rCell 500 in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, highlights MultiTech’s commitment to the changing needs and required functionality within different markets around the World.

“This master distribution assignment enables us to centralize logistics and deliver maximum value to system integrators, solution providers, value added distributors and resellers through a variety of channel partner programs.  This supports our continued commitment of making it easier to do business with MultiTech,” said VP of Sales Duane Wald.  “In addition, having regionally based inventory will improve lead times across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.”

To address the demanding and mission critical needs of distributed enterprises, industry, retail and remote locations, the MultiConnect rCell 500 ensures ‘always-on’ connectivity with a dual-SIM capability to assure best signal quality vs. cost.  Network fail-over from wired Ethernet to 4G-LTE (with fallback to Dual Carrier HSPA+ and EDGE/GPRS) ensures high availability, uninterrupted network uptime and business continuity at all times in more locations. A high density WiFi Access Point, able to support up to 128 concurrent users, is ideal for retail and remote sites (and Serial RS232/485 with Modbus) to connect industrial assets and Legacy appliances.

The MultiConnect rCell 500 series 3G/4G-LTE broadband enterprise router is listed at $395 MSRP. The rCell 500 is available from Avnet and local resellers or service providers within Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Please visit for more information.

Jennifer Costello

MG Communications

Tel: 781-715-4870