Sequans’ Monarch Cat M1/Cat NB1 chip wins IoT Innovations Award
June 8, 2016

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 support for Monarch already evident.

According to Connected World editors, products that demonstrated a unique level of versatility and creativity for services and platforms were selected as the best of the best. These products set new bars for their companies and their respective industries.

“A number of new and impressive technologies were submitted and there doesn’t seem to be a shortage of creative ideas,” says Peggy Smedley, editorial director, Connected World magazine. “This round of winners have truly earned the accolades of the Connected World editors for creating remarkable solutions that allow businesses to forge new pathways via IoT platforms in an effort to monitor and network operations, or simply to help make our world a little more connected.”

The six winners of the IoT Innovations Awards for summer 2016 are:

Cisco IoT System – by Cisco, San Jose, Calif.
LinqUS IoT Quality of Service (QoS) – by Gemalto, Austin, Texas
ORBCOMMconnect – by ORBCOMM, Rochelle Park, N.J.
Monarch LTE Chip – by Sequans Communications, Paris, France
NEO-M8U – by u-blox, Thalwil, Switzerland
NEO-M8P – by u-blox, Thalwil, Switzerland
For more information on the 2016 IoT Innovations winners, check out the June/July issue on the Web at

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