Sequans upgrades LTE-advanced platform

LTE chipmaker Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE: SQNS) announced an upgrade to its Cassiopeia LTE-Advanced platform, extending the lower end of its frequency coverage down to 170 MHz from the previous low of 700 MHz, the company said.

Now providing support for 170 MHz up to 3.8 GHz, inclusively, the new Cassiopeia enables device designers to address new regions and operators in the evolving global LTE landscape. New addressable markets now include LTE networks operating at 450 MHz and 600 MHz in addition to those at the upper end, such as the former CBRS bands, now allocated to LTE and operating at 3.5 GHz.

Sequans´ Cassiopeia platform is part of the global LTE ecosystem and has been adopted by a wide range of industry-leading device-makers to build devices including broadband data devices, indoor and outdoor customer premises equipment (CPE), mobile routers, and customized data devices for vertical markets.

Sequans 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. Visit Sequans online at www.sequans.com; www.facebook.com/sequans; www.twitter.com/sequans