Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE: SQNS) announced that Verizon has certified its Monarch SiP all-in-one, LTE-M/NB-IoT connectivity solution, the company said.
Monarch SiP (system-in-package) integrates Sequans´ Monarch LTE baseband platform with an RF front-end module in the world´s smallest form factor. Monarch SiP was introduced in late February and is now listed on Verizon´s Open Development website as an approved module.
The feature-rich Monarch SiP includes an integrated baseband, SRAM, RF transceiver, RF front-end, passives and power management in a single 8.8 x 10.8 x 0.95 mm package with proprietary RF shielding. It is compliant with 3GPP Release 13/14 LTE Advanced Pro specifications, including VoLTE support, is optimized for LTE UE categories M1, NB1, and NB2, and operates across broad frequency ranges (700 MHz to 2.1 GHz) to support global deployment and roaming capability. Proprietary power management techniques offer improved battery life. Sequans´ Single-SKU radio design enables Monarch SiP to operate on any LTE frequency worldwide.
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. 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