Gemalto Takes Another Leap Forward in the LTE for IoT Market

Gemalto, an important and long-time partner of Sequans, just received Verizon’s stamp of approval for its LTE Cat M1 IoT module, the Cinterion EMS31, powered by Sequans Monarch LTE-M Platform. The new EMS31 IoT module, now certified by the world’s leading LTE network operator, simplifies the process off connecting devices to the IoT and ensures that … Read more

New Sequans’ Monarch-powered LTE-M module now available through AT&T’s IoT Accelerator Program

Sequans’ mission is to drive the growth of LTE for IoT by ensuring that low-cost LTE-M (eMTC) modules are available to IoT device developers everywhere.  Sequans, with its long-time partner Wistron NeWeb Corporation (WNC), has reached a major milestone by making available a new LTE-M module, the IMS2, through AT&T’s IoT Accelerator Program.  The IMS2 … Read more

New Verizon SmartHub Smart Home Gateway Powers Homes with 4G LTE by Sequans

The new Verizon SmartHub with LTE by Sequans is now available and Verizon customers have a very intelligent smart home solution for managing numerous smart home appliances and home services. The SmartHub is an all-inclusive home gateway solution that provides reliable high-speed internet, a home phone, and smart home management, all in one device that … Read more

Sequans at CES 2017: LTE-M Market Momentum Accelerating

Huge momentum is building up around the LTE-M market and we believe it will be one of the hot topics this week in Las Vegas at International CES. Numerous consumer devices for the Internet of things with LTE connectivity (LTE for IoT) will be announced as the first of the world’s LTE-M networks are turned … Read more

Sequans, Gemalto, and Ericsson conduct live demo of LTE Cat M1 technology using a fleet management industrial IoT example at GSMA Mobility Live

At this week’s GSMA Mobility Live in Atlanta, held November 1-2, Sequans teamed up with Ericsson and Gemalto to conduct a proof-of-concept live demo of LTE Cat M1 technology. The demonstration, designed by our friends at Ericsson, depicted how a trucking company would use LTE Cat M1 technology to track its trucks on the road … Read more

Sequans and Verizon complete first live data call on Verizon’s LTE-M pre-commercial network

Verizon’s vow to launch LTE Cat M1 for IoT before the end of this year is a big step closer to reality after the completion October 26 of the what is believed to be the world’s first live, over-the-air LTE Cat M1 data call, conducted on Verizon’s pre-commercial LTE Cat M1 network in south Florida. … Read more

Narrowband LTE: Which apps need Cat M1 and which need Cat NB1?

The 3GPP recently published Release 13 of the LTE standard, defining new narrowband categories of LTE for IoT: category M1, formerly known as eMTC, and category NB1, formerly known as NB-IoT. These new categories extend the market reach of LTE, enabling it to cost-effectively support lower data rate applications, including the extremely low power, sensing … Read more

LTE Cat M1 beginning to deploy, while LTE Cat 1 is spreading around the globe

Sequans was the first chipmaker to develop an LTE Cat M1/NB1 chip and recently brought its Monarch LTE Cat M1/NB1 solution to market. Based on release 13 of the 3GPP LTE standard that further refines LTE for use in IoT and M2M applications. While this new technology is beginning to deploy, and is ideal for ultra … Read more