Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE: SQNS) has announced that it has established a technology collaboration with SoftBank Corp., a subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp. and Japan´s mobile operator, to accelerate the deployment of LTE-M and NB-IoT technologies in Japan, the company said.
The two companies are conducting interoperability testing of Sequans´ Monarch LTE-M/NB-IoT platform with SoftBank´s network equipment and are developing a dedicated implementation of LwM2M technology designed to streamline the device level testing process that will result in accelerating the deployment of new IoT devices on SoftBank´s network.
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. Today, Sequans offers two LTE product lines: StreamrichLTEâ¢, optimized for broadband devices, including CPE, mobile and portable routers, and high-performance IoT devices; and StreamliteLTEâ¢, optimized for lower data rate and narrowband IoT devices, including wearables, trackers, and sensors. Sequans is based in Paris, France with additional offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Israel, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sweden, Taiwan, South Korea, and China. Visit Sequans online at www.sequans.com; www.facebook.com/sequans; www.twitter.com/sequans.