Sequans Communications Receives Internet Telephony’s 2009 WiMAX Distinction Award
May 14, 2009

SQN1210 – Industry’s First Single Die 65nm Mobile WiMAX Chip, Honored as Exceptional WiMAX Solution

PARIS (May 14, 2009) — Sequans Communications today announced that Technology Marketing Corporation’s (TMC) INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine has named Sequans SQN1210 Mobile WiMAX chip as a recipient of a 2009 WiMAX Distinction Award.

Based on state-of-the-art 65 nm technology and four years of Sequans’ proven field experience, the SQN1210 delivers dramatically reduced cost, power consumption, and size over previous generation technology in a tiny 10X10 package.  The SQN1210 does not require external DRAM memory, and delivers maximum throughput of greater than 40 Mbps with extremely low power consumption of less than 350 mW with fully loaded MIMO traffic and less than 0.5 mW in standby.  The integrated RF supports TDD and half duplex FDD and covers all three global WiMAX bands, 2.3, 2.5, and 3.5 GHz.  The SQN1210 also supports 2 Tx, as specified in Release 1.5 of the WiMAX system profile, enabling uplink MIMO, a feature unique to Sequans that can nearly double cell coverage. Click here to learn more about the SQN1210.

The Second Annual INTERNET TELEPHONY WiMAX Distinction Award recognizes the vision, leadership and attention to detail that are the hallmarks of this prestigious award. The most innovative WiMAX products and services were selected as recipients of this year’s award for their groundbreaking achievement.

“Congratulations to Sequans Communications for being named a winner of the 2009 WiMAX Distinction Award for their accomplishments in the advancement of WiMAX solutions,” said Rich Tehrani, TMC President and Group Editor-in-Chief of INTERNET TELEPHONY.  “With the SQN1210, Sequans Communications has proven it has made advancements in the bourgeoning WiMAX marketplace while providing its customers with solutions to help grow their businesses.”

The 2009 WiMAX Distinction Award winners are featured in the June 2009 issue of INTERNET TELEPHONY,, and on TMCnet’s  

About Sequans Communications

Sequans Communications is the leading WiMAX chipmaker. Sequans has products that are WiMAX Forum Certified™ for both fixed and Mobile WiMAX, for both base stations and subscriber stations. Sequans is currently powering more than half of the WiMAX Forum Certified™ Mobile WiMAX (MIMO) devices now coming to market. Sequans offers equipment manufacturers the most complete and powerful semiconductor solutions available today, enabling them to build the widest range of high performing WiMAX network components: femto, pico, micro and multi-sector macro base stations, outdoor and indoor subscriber terminals, home gateways, and all types of mobile devices. Sequans is ISO 9001-2008 certified.

Sequans Communications press contact:
Kimberly Tassin
+1 206 654-1001

About TMC
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is a global integrated media company helping our clients build communities in print, in person and online.  TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, and NGN Magazine.  TMCnet, TMC’s Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMCnet is read by two to three million unique visitors each month worldwide, according to Webtrends.  TMCnet is ranked as 2,921 in Quantcast’s Top U.S. Sites placing TMCnet in the top .03% most visited Web sites in the US. In addition, TMC produces ITEXPO, 4GWE Conference, Digium|Asterisk World and Communications Developer Conference. TMC’s Green Blog has been ranked on the “100 Best Blogs for Those Who Want to Change the World”. TMC also recently launched new industry-specific Web sites:,,,, 

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