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Dielectric Appoints Akin Akinniyi

Dielectric Communications, a division of SPX and a leader in broadcast antenna systems, announced the hire of Dr. Akin Akinniyi to the role of senior director of research and development (R&D) for the company’s wireless communications division. With more than 18 years in the wireless telecommunications industry, Akinniyi’s expertise will help develop the company’s new product lines for wireless transmission.
Akinniyi joins Dielectric from Novus Broadband Inc., a company focusing on WiMAX network opportunities throughout Africa. He started his career at Motorola, designing base station transceivers, and also has led R&D teams at NEC and Philips Semiconductors through the development of mobile handsets and chipsets. Akinniyi holds a master’s in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Wisconsin, and earned both a master’s in mathematics and a doctorate in electrical engineering from Purdue University.
Dielectric offers a full line of MobileMedia antenna solutions specifically tailored to fit the unique requirements in the UHF and L bands. The company’s wireless transmission product line includes slotted coaxial antennas, as well as panel designs for horizontal, vertical, elliptical, and circular polarisation. Visit