Sequans Announces New LTE Design Wins

By November 14, 2013 No Comments

PARIS – November 14, 2013 – Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE: SQNS) today announced that its pre-certified EZLinkLTE™ modules have been selected by three manufacturers, all first-time customers for Sequans, to power new tablet and mobile PC devices for the US market. EZLinkLTE is the family name for Sequans’ single-mode LTE module product line. EZLinkLTE modules combine baseband, RF, and key interfaces in a single package, offering device manufacturers significant time-to-market advantages.

This announcement follows the recent certification by Verizon Wireless of two of Sequans’ EZLinkLTE modules: 1) VZ20Q surface mountable module for CE and M2M devices, and 2) VZ20M M.2 interface module for tablets and PCs. Sequans also offers VZ21M, a VZ20M variant that includes GNSS for location services.

Sequans’ VZ20Q and VZ20M EZLinkLTE modules are certified compliant with Verizon Wireless Open Network specifications and operate on LTE bands 4 and 13. They comprise Sequans’ Mont Blanc LTE platform baseband chip and all other elements necessary for a complete LTE modem system. These include an LTE-optimized transceiver, a complete dual-band RF front-end for bands 4 and 13, key interfaces, LP-DDR SDRAM, embedded boot Flash, and VC-TCXO all in a single, compact package.

The new EZLinkLTE-based devices are expected to contribute to Sequans’ revenues primarily in the second half of 2014 and beyond.

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About Sequans Communications

Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE: SQNS) is a 4G chipmaker, supplying LTE and WiMAX chips to original equipment manufacturers and original design manufacturers worldwide. Founded in 2003 to address the WiMAX market, the company expanded in early 2009 to address the LTE market. Sequans chips are operating in 4G networks of leading mobile operators around the world. Sequans is based in Paris, France with additional offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Israel, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea, and China. Visit Sequans online at www.sequans.com; www.facebook.com/sequans; www.twitter.com/sequans

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