Monarch 2 provides continuous support of both LTE-M and NB-IoT technologies and the ability to dynamically select one or the other through Sequans’ unique IoT-Select™ feature. This capability, along with what Monarch 2 offers in new functionality and significantly improved power consumption, will help to accelerate mass market IoT.
We are partnering with Sequans on Monarch for both NB-IoT and Cat. M1 and we welcome the iUICC embedded inside Monarch 2 and the improvements Sequans is introducing—specifically, the exceptional improvements to lower the power consumption using eDRX and Sequans’ eco-Paging technology. This achievement is of key importance, especially for our customers deploying battery-powered devices at a very competitive cost.
Sequans’ Monarch powers our Cinterion® EMS31 module and we are pleased to see Sequans expanding its technology leadership by introducing the second generation in Monarch 2. We chose Monarch, because it was the industry-first LTE-M/NB-IoT chip designed from scratch to address specific IoT requirements regarding power and cost. The second-generation Monarch brings another major step of improvement in terms of integration and extended feature support. This will help Sequans to strengthen its position as a leading LTE chipmaker for the booming IoT market.
Sequans’ Monarch chip has been one of the leading LTE chips in the industry since its introduction in 2016. We are pleased to see that Monarch 2 adds important capabilities, including a powerful secure element and an integrated MCU, along with significantly improved power consumption — all of which ensure that Sequans’ Monarch remains a leading name in IoT.
[Monarch SiP] is an exciting product for IoT device designers, especially for wearable IoT devices in need of compact solutions. The Sequans/Skyworks platform brings together the technologies of two industry leaders to give AT&T’s IoT customers a total solution for launching their IoT devices on AT&T’s network as quickly as possible.
Monarch N is an ideal solution for Verizon’s LTE NB-IoT Guard band deployment plan where our aim is to provide customers with low-cost options for LTE LPWA applications. Sequans is a leader in LTE for IoT and their Monarch technology was instrumental in the launch of our LTE Cat M1 network, the first nationwide Cat M1 deployment in the world. We are pleased to see Sequans make an important addition to their product portfolio with an optimized NB-IoT only solution.
Monarch is a proven LTE for IoT solution and it provided an excellent basis for the Gemtek IoT Tracker. We were able to design our new IoT tracker quickly and with all the features that are important, including worldwide deployment capability in a single SKU.
We selected CLOE because it delivers the most powerful IoT tracker development solution we’ve seen anywhere by combining the best-in-class technologies from both Sequans and ST. CLOE is a complete and compact pre-integrated solution that includes LTE-M, MEMS, and GNSS, and can be expanded to include Bluetooth low energy and Wi-Fi in an extremely small form factor. We are developing solutions including asset trackers, pets, and kids’ trackers, on-board diagnosis II (OBDII) devices, and more.
Our LTE Cat M1 EMS31 module, based on Sequans’ Monarch technology and now certified by Verizon, streamlines the development of LTE Cat M1 devices and improves their total cost of ownership. Sequans’ Monarch LTE Platform is the most highly-optimized LTE Cat M1 chip that we could find and it provides us with a strong technology foundation for our market leading EMS31.
Sequans’ Monarch chip has been key in enabling our LTE Cat M1 network strategy, and readying the first of many LTE Cat M1 devices to run on it. We are very pleased that Monarch has now passed our certification tests and has proven its ability to support the vast new range of low-power, ultra-efficient IoT devices now being developed for the world’s first commercial LTE Cat M1 network.
We are convinced that LTE-M technology is a game-changer in the low-power, wide-area IoT market, and in adopting the technology of Sequans, the first in the world to introduce a genuine LTE Cat M1/NB1 chip, our new M210 series modules will offer a powerful suite of solutions to IoT device makers.
Sequans’ Monarch chip brings the industry’s most optimized LTE-M for IoT connectivity solution to complete ST’s turnkey design kit, which brings the standalone network connectivity vital to any IoT device developer of connected objects.
There is a big momentum developing around Cat 1 LTE in Japan, and having the support of Sequans with their Cat 1 Calliope chipset strengthens our IoT strategy and network development, enabling us to extend the reach of our LTE network to support M2M applications in industrial sectors.
We’re thrilled to partner with Sequans to power the next generation of our telematics devices. Sequans’ LTE Cat 1 Calliope solution is well-suited to power vehicle tracking devices and we can promise our customers advanced connectivity with the added benefit of a cost-effective yet future proof fleet management solution.
The demand for IoT devices is growing rapidly and bringing new modules to market based on Sequans’ Monarch chip, the first true LTE Cat M1/NB1 chip to become available, will enable us to aggressively support our customers. We chose Sequans’ technology because Sequans is a leader in LTE for IoT and was able to deliver the level of power, performance, size, and worldwide interoperability that will rapidly grow the market.
TSMC congratulates Sequans on the successful launch of Monarch, a game-changing solution for the wide area, low-power IoT market. We believe IoT will be a major growth driver for the semiconductor industry in years to come, and we’re excited about our long-term strategic relationship with an industry leader such as Sequans.
The Sequans’ LTE Cat 1 technology, paired with T-Mobile’s fast, nationwide 4G LTE network, helps meet the industry-leading cost and power benefits that our customers demand for the IoT and M2M applications of today and tomorrow.
Sequans’ Monarch chip is the first Cat M1/NB1 solution to become available in the market and it is highly optimized for IoT and built specifically for the new Cat M1 requirements. Using Monarch as a basis for our new Skywire modem not only enables us to bring a truly great Cat M1 solution to market, but it also enables us to meet Verizon’s aggressive Cat M1 launch timeline.
FiPy was driven by demand for both LTE CAT M1 and LTE Cat NB1 and Sequans has brought the world’s first and most highly-optimized LTE Cat M1/NB1 chip to market. We are excited to incorporate the amazing Monarch chip into FiPy, the most comprehensive and cost-effective IoT development board available anywhere, and a boon to IoT developers around the world.
Verizon and Sequans have been incredibly supportive of our efforts to remove the cellular gateway from IOT use cases. It is truly amazing to see a battery powered device with LTE connectivity that can last for more than 5 years for certain uses cases on a small battery.
We selected Sequans because they are a leader in LTE for IoT and because their chips have been proven in the field with operators around the world. SIM7700V, our first Sequans-powered module, based on Sequans’ Calliope platform is available now. We believe that the new model will increase our market share in the North American market.
We chose Sequans technology for the WF830 CPE because of the robust LTE-Advanced capabilities of the Cassiopeia platform that has been well-proven in the marketplace Cassiopeia’s carrier aggregation capability is flexible and robust, allowing for advanced MIMO operation and very high throughput. Sequans’ support was excellent throughout, especially during the operator certification process.
The potential of next generation LTE technology to expand the IoT market presents an enormous opportunity for low power, low bandwidth Cat M1 devices, as well as for applications best addressed by LTE Cat 1. Together with Sequans, Gemalto is continuing to deliver first to market IoT connectivity solutions that drive the market forward.
Our Dealer Connect product, now with Sequans’ LTE, gives our customers and car owners the power of anytime, anywhere connectivity on a modern, long-lived 4G LTE connection. Sequans is a leader in highly-optimized LTE for IoT solutions, and their Calliope LTE Cat 1 technology allowed us to easily and affordably LTE-enable our Dealer Connect product to the benefit of our auto dealership customers.
Sequans’ Monarch chip is the most highly-optimized and efficient chip available in the market today. With the Onyx wearable we are pushing the technology boundaries by offering heads-up voice communication with unlimited range between people and soon with voice services like Amazon’s Alexa and other third-party bots through the Orion Labs bot framework. This partnership with Sequans will allow us to continue to push the boundaries, putting cutting-edge technology into our products to provide the best possible experience for our customers.
D-Link is focused on massive LTE development for IoT applications in industrial automation, logistics, and smart cities, and we’ve invested vast technical experience and cloud knowledge in its research. “To serve our customers, we expect nothing but the best from our suppliers and Sequans was chosen for its excellent value and performance.
It is important to have technology partners that stay current with new standards as they are commercialized. Sequans offers best-in-class LTE connectivity with an aggressive road map that matches the expectations of our customers.