Calliope LTE Platform
Optimized for Cat 1 devices for the Internet of Things (IoT). 3GPP Release 10/11.

Chipset Solution for Category 1 LTE Devices for the Internet of Things (IoT)

There is a newer version of this product available: Calliope 2 LTE Platform.

The Calliope LTE platform is designed specifically for wearables and other Category 1 M2M and IoT devices. Calliope comprises baseband and RF chips, an integrated IoT applications processor running Sequans’ carrier-proven LTE protocol stack, an IMS client, and a comprehensive software package for over-the-air device management and packet routing. It includes Sequans’ powerful interference rejection technology, Sequans AIR™.


Calliope is ideal for adding Cat 1 LTE connectivity to M2M and IoT modules and is also suitable for wearables and M2M devices for metering, home automation, and automotive applications.



  • Validated by Verizon Wireless, AT&T Wireless, KDDI, NTT Docomo, T-Mobile and Sprint
  • Throughput: up to Category 1 – 10 Mbps DL/ 5 Mbps UL
  • Ultra low power consumption
  • 3GPP Release 10; software-upgradable to Release 11
  • FDD and TDD, up to 20 MHz LTE channels
  • Embedded application CPU
  • Wafer-level packaging
  • Supports VoLTE and location based services
  • Host environments: Android, Linux, Windows, Real Time OS
  • Versatile interfaces to host system: UART, USB 2.0 device
  • Includes Sequans AIR™ interference cancelation technology