Sequans, Telefónica complete live LTE Cat M1 data call in Europe

LTE for IoT chip provider Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE: SQNS) and multinational telecommunications provider Telefónica have completed a live LTE Cat M1 data call in Europe, the companies said.

The call was conducted at Telefónica´s Innovation Lab in Madrid, Spain, and showed an IoT device, powered by Sequans´ Monarch LTE-M / NB-IoT chip, communicating with an LTE base station over-the-air.

Sequans´ Monarch LTE platform is an optimized LTE-M (Cat M1) and NB-IoT (Cat NB1) chip.

Sequans Communications S.A. 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.