PARIS – October 29, 2013 – 4G chipmaker Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE: SQNS) today announced that the new HUAWEI Wi-Fi Walker HWD14 features its WiMAX chipset technology. The HUAWEI Wi-Fi Walker HWD14 is the first triple-mode 4G router in the market providing WiMAX, WiMAX 2+, and LTE capabilities in a single device. It will be available to UQ Communications’ (UQC) customers in Japan from October 31.
Sequans’ long-term partnership with Huawei has included collaborations on several 4G devices over the years, first with wireless communications standard WiMAX and then with LTE. UQC is the WiMAX affiliate of leading Japanese mobile operator, KDDI, and KDDI customers will also benefit from the availability of enhanced seamless 4G in service areas of UQC through the HUAWEI Wi-Fi Walker HWD14.
“We congratulate UQC on the launch of Huawei’s new Wi-Fi Walker, which will provide advanced broadband capabilities to UQC customers in Japan,” said Georges Karam, Sequans CEO. “The Huawei router is exceptional in its ability to provide seamless 4G service to customers anywhere in UQC or KDDI’s service area.”
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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