Sequans Chip, Module Certified For Use on T-Mobile's NB-IoT Network

Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE: SQNS) has announced that T-Mobile has certified its Monarch chip and a Monarch-based module, Monarch NB01Q, for use on T-Mobile´s NB-IoT network, the company said.

Sequans´ Monarch is one of the world´s most mature LTE-M/NB-IoT solutions with operator certifications and deployments worldwide. T-Mobile is the latest operator to certify Monarch or Monarch-based modules following other operators in USA, Japan, Korea, Europe, Canada, and Australia.

Monarch NB01Q is based on Sequans´ world-leading Monarch LTE-M/NB-IoT chip. Key features:

All-in-one, single-mode LTE module supports category NB1 (NB2 upgradable)

Worldwide deployment and roaming capability

Industry-leading low power consumption of 1 microamp in power saving mode (PSM), which enables special benefits for sensor applications on T-Mobile´s NB1 network

A +23 dBm/+20dBm configurable PA (power amplifier) allows for fewer repetitions and superior coverage at cell edge or in-building/underground

Pin-to-pin compatible with all of Sequans´ Q-series modules, including the Monarch GM01Q

Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE: SQNS) is a developer and provider of 5G/4G chips and modules for broadband, critical, and massive IoT applications. Founded in 2003, Sequans has developed and delivered seven generations of 4G LTE technology and its chips and modules are certified and shipping in networks around the world. Visit Sequans online at