Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE: SQNS) announced that its Monarchâ¢ LTE Cat M1/NB1 Platform has completed AT&T´s ADAPT chipset validation program and is now ready to support module certifications, the company said.
Monarch is the world´s first LTE-M chip built from the ground up to comply with the 3GPP Release13/14 standard. Monarch is a single chip solution comprising baseband, RF, power amplifiers, and memory, and is optimized in both hardware and software for the design of IoT devices.
AT&T´s ADAPT chipset validation processes assure device makers that Sequans´ Monarch Platform and modules based on it meet AT&T´s stringent performance, interoperability, and feature requirements, and are approved for use in devices and modules operating on the AT&T 4G LTE-M network.
Among Monarch´s key features are its ultra low power consumption, allowing very long battery life for IoT devices, and its programmable RF filtering technology that enables a single hardware design (Single-SKU) to operate on any LTE band worldwide. Monarch is a member of Sequans´ StreamliteLTE product family.
Sequans has numerous module partners building modules based on Sequans´ Monarch LTE-M/NB-IoT Platform. visit Sequans´ Module Partners web page for a full listing of available modules with specifications and certification status.
Sequans Communications is a provider of single-mode 4G LTE semiconductor solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and a wide range of broadband data devices. Founded in 2003, Sequans has developed and delivered seven generations of 4G technology and its chips are certified and shipping in 4G networks around the world. Visit Sequans online at www.sequans.com; www.facebook.com/sequans; www.twitter.com/sequans.