SHANGHAI & PARIS — August 10, 2010 — 4G chipmaker Sequans today announced the opening of a new office in Shanghai, China. Sequans established the local presence to better serve its Chinese customers and to more readily respond to the company’s rapidly growing business demands in China. Concurrently, Sequans announced the appointment of Alex Shang to the position of China country manager. Mr. Shang has many years of experience in wireless and telecom and has managed business development in both China and the United States for leading companies including Ericsson, Motorola, and Nortel.
Sequans is providing WiMAX and LTE chips for several projects in China, including WiMAX projects with Huawei and LTE projects with China Mobile to whom Sequans provided LTE chips and USB dongles for China Mobile’s recent launch of the world’s first TD-LTE demonstration network in Shanghai for the World Expo.
Sequans Communications China is located at number 567 Tianyaoqiao Road, Sen Ben Plaza, Suite 417, Xu Jia Hui, Shanghai; telephone + 86 21 5425 2228
About Sequans Communications
Sequans Communications is a 4G chipmaker, supplying LTE and WiMAX chips to equipment manufacturers and mobile operators worldwide. Founded in 2004 to address the WiMAX opportunity where it is now a global leader, Sequans expanded in early 2009 to address the LTE market. Sequans chips are inside the world’s leading WiMAX networks and will soon be inside the world’s leading LTE networks. Sequans is based in Paris, France with additional offices throughout the world, including USA, United Kingdom, Israel, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, and China. www.sequans.com.
Press contact: Kimberly Tassin, 425.736.0569, Kimberly@sequans.com