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Sequansâ Monarch Platform Successfully Delivers VoLTE on LTE Cat M1 Network

by January 9, 2018 General

LTE for IoT chipmaker Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE: SQNS) has
successfully demonstrated the VoLTE (voice over LTE) capabilities of its
Monarch LTE Platform live on Verizon’s LTE Cat M1 network.

There are many M2M and IoT applications in a wide variety of market
sectors that can benefit from voice capability, including security and
alarm systems for home and business, health monitoring wearables,
automatic teller machines, retail kiosks, package drop-off stations,
fitness bands, in-car emergency applications, people trackers, call
boxes for elevators and roadside assistance, parking kiosks, and vending

“VoLTE is needed for many LTE for IoT applications and this successful
test of VoLTE on Verizon shows how the market reach of Verizon’s LTE-M
network can be extended to include many more applications,” said Georges
Karam, Sequans CEO. “Alarm systems, health wearables, and even feature
phones that will run on 4G-only networks will all benefit from VoLTE

is Sequans’ LTE Cat M1/NB1 Platform, compliant with the 3GPP Release 13
LTE Advanced Pro standard. The VoLTE capabilities of Sequans’ Monarch
LTE Cat M1 Platform are enabled by a fully integrated on-chip IMS stack.
The platform supports LTE quality of service for fast call setup and
low-latency voice calls. Monarch also supports advanced calling features
and several major voice codecs.

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About Sequans Communications

Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE: SQNS) is a 4G chipmaker and leading
provider of single-mode LTE chipset solutions to wireless device
manufacturers worldwide. Founded in 2003, Sequans has developed and
delivered six generations of 4G technology and its chips are certified
and shipping in 4G networks, both LTE and WiMAX, around the world.
Today, Sequans offers two LTE product lines: StreamrichLTE™, optimized
for feature-rich mobile computing and home/portable router devices, and
StreamliteLTE™, optimized for M2M devices and other connected devices
for the Internet of Things. 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;;