KDDI certifies Altair CAT-1 Chipset

Altair Semiconductor said its FourGee-1160 chipset has been certified for deployment on Japan´s KDDI network.

The official certification granted by KDDI followed extensive interoperability, conformance and performance testing in order to ensure a smooth introduction of new IoT products and services based on the Altair chipset.

Altair´s FourGee-1160 is a CAT-1 chipset solution that was built from the ground-up. Designed specifically for IoT and M2M applications, such as wearables, vehicle telematics, smart meters and security applications, the FourGee-1160 features best-in-class power consumption enabling battery life in excess of 10 years, and offers unique features such as enhanced security and a customizable application layer.

Altair Semiconductor, recently acquired by Sony Group, is a leading provider of single-mode LTE chipsets. Altair´s portfolio covers the complete spectrum of cellular 4G market needs, from supercharged video-centric applications all the way to ultra-low power, low cost IoT and M2M.

KDDI Corporation is a leading Japanese telecommunications and a Global Fortune 300 company. Serving 40 million domestic mobile subscribers, KDDI provides a diverse portfolio consisting of managed networks, data centers, cloud, security and system integration.