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 LTE for Public Safety Systems

In recent years public safety industry players have coalesced around the use of LTE in public safety communications networks and today LTE has become the de facto standard. Many factors have contributed to this, primarily the ability of LTE to provide the necessary high levels of performance, security and reliability, cooperation among LTE operators and … Read more

Sequans and Nokia Provide Technology for a World-First Trial of LTE on the Paris Metro

With technology provided by Sequans Communications and Nokia, the RATP (Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens), the state-owned public transport operator in Paris, successfully trialed a 4G LTE network automated on Line 14 of the Paris Metro. In this world-first experiment, A 4G LTE system was installed on one of the trains, using base station equipment … Read more

Sequans’ Monarch Cat M1/Cat NB1 chip wins IoT Innovations Award

Connected World Magazine named Sequans a winner of an “IoT Innovations Award” for 2016 for its Monarch LTE chip, the world’s first-available Cat M1/Cat NB1 chip. Monarch was introduced at Mobile World Congress by Sequans, who at the same time announced Monarch development partnerships with industry powerhouses Verizon, Gemalto, Foxconn/Socle, and Skyworks, showing the wide … Read more

Sequans at Mobile World Congress 2016

We unveiled the world’s first Cat M1/NB1 narrowband LTE chip, Monarch and are showing it off at MWC. It is the world’s most highly optimized LTE for IoT chip, integrating baseband, RF, memory, and power management in a single chip, and featuring exceptional low power capabilities and programmable on-chip RF filtering. We’ve also announced two … Read more

New Gemalto CAT 1 LTE M2M Module, Powered by Sequans’ LTE Chipset, Now Certified by Verizon

Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, announced that its leading edge Cinterion- CAT 1 LTE module has been certified by Verizon. (see the press release). The module is powered by Sequans’ Calliope LTE chipset, the world’s first Cat 1 (10 Mbps) LTE chipset solution optimized specifically for the design of devices with Category 1 (10 … Read more

Sequans’ CEO Georges Karam named an “IoT Pioneer” for 2016

On December 15, Connected World magazine announced the 2016 IoT Pioneers, awarded to those CEOs who have “demonstrated outstanding leadership, customer service, corporate stewardship, and unwavering technological vision, all of which have guided their companies to new heights.” Georges Karam, Sequans CEO, was interviewed by Connected World magazine’s editor-in-chief, Peggy Smedley, about his achievement. Here … Read more

Sequans’ Role in Verizon’s IoT Strategy

At a special event for reporters and analysts at its San Francisco Innovation Center, Verizon unveiled an IoT strategy that includes partners, cloud services, cheaper modems, and new data plans. Sequans, a leader in LTE for the IoT and the developer and provider of the world’s first CAT 1 LTE chipset platform, was announced as … Read more

Sequans’ Calliope LTE chipset inside industry’s first CAT 1 LTE module by Gemalto

Sequans’ Calliope LTE CAT 1 chipset is inside the world’s first CAT 1 LTE module introduced today by Gemalto, the world leader in M2M and digital security. The Cinterion ELS31 module is specifically designed for machine-to-machine (M2M) and industrial Internet of Things (IoT) applications. Sequans’ Calliope LTE Platform is the world’s first commercially available CAT 1 … Read more

Sequans Completes Trial of Cat 1 LTE Technology With a Second Major US Operator

Sequans and a major US mobile operator have completed a network and device trial of LTE UE Category 1 devices powered by Sequans. This trial follows the completion of a similar trial conducted with Verizon Wireless and Ericsson announced in March.  CAT1 LTE technology, with maximum downlink speed of 10 Mbps and suitable for M2M … Read more