LTE operator Tikona deploying Sequans-powered LTE devices
March 3, 2015

Single mode LTE outdoor unit built by Telenet Systems launching nationwide

PARIS, France – March 3, 2015– Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE: SQNS) announced that its LTE chipset technology is powering the new single mode LTE CPEs being deployed by Tikona Digital Systems across India.  Tikona, founded in 2008, is India’s foremost broadband internet service provider, based in Mumbai.  Telenet Systems, also based in Mumbai, is a leading telecom networking and devices company with strong expertise and focus on 4G LTE and customer premises equipment (CPE).

Telenet Systems has designed the LTE Outdoor CPE (model TLE 5010-PE).  It features Store & Forward Switching architecture and a built-in DHCP client and server.

“We chose Sequans LTE chipset technology for this new CPE because it has category 4 performance for very high throughput and because it offers the best price/performance,” said Sunil Mehta, CEO, Telenet Systems.  “The CPE is designed to serve customers in multi-dwelling units who will now have access to robust high speed internet service and other advanced services enabled by 4G LTE.”

The LTE technology inside the new Telenet Systems CPE is Sequans Mont Blanc LTE chipset platform. Mont Blanc is a category 4 single mode LTE solution, comprising Sequans’ baseband SOC and LTE-optimized transceiver, an integrated network and application CPU, a comprehensive software package, and reference designs.  Mont Blanc is a member of Sequans’ StreamrichLTE™ family of products for high performance, feature-rich LTE devices.

“We are pleased to contribute our technology to this new CPE and are very excited to see it deploy on Tikona’s network,” said Georges Karam, Sequans CEO. “We are committed to India and have been working with mobile operators there since the advent of LTE and now we are happy to see forward thinking operators like Tikona moving ahead rapidly with competitive new service offerings.”

See Sequans at Mobile World Congress, March 2-5, 2015, hall 7, stand 7I81

 

About Sequans Communications

Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE: SQNS) is a 4G chipmaker and leading provider of single-mode LTE chipset solutions to wireless device manufacturers worldwide. Founded in 2003, Sequans has developed and delivered six generations of 4G technology and its chips are certified and shipping in 4G networks, both LTE and WiMAX, around the world. Today, Sequans offers two LTE product lines: StreamrichLTE™, optimized for feature-rich mobile computing and home/portable router devices, and StreamliteLTE™, optimized for M2M devices and other connected devices for the Internet of Things.  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.comwww.facebook.com/sequanswww.twitter.com/sequans 

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