Sequans opens R&D facility in France

Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE: SQNS) has opened a new development site in Sophia Antipolis, on the Côte d´Azur, in the south of France, the company said.

The new team currently includes ten engineers who will support Sequans´ core development of LTE semiconductor solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT).

Sequans recently released its newest LTE for IoT chip, an LTE-M / NB-IoT chip called Monarch, based on the latest LTE standard and highly optimized for IoT. In less than one year, Monarch has gone from introduction, to operator certification, to deployment, and has already been designed into numerous LTE for IoT devices.

The new facility in the south of France is Sequans´ eleventh site among its worldwide locations. The new team will work closely with Sequans main R&D engineering team at the company´s Paris headquarters.

Sequans Communications provides 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.