Sequans Communications entered into an agreement to deliver its LTE Cat 1 technology and products to T-Mobile’s M2M and IoT customers. Sequans’ Calliope LTE Cat 1 chipset platform, which supports VoLTE and enables a wide range of industrial and consumer IoT applications, including asset tracking, alarm systems, telematics devices, retail applications, smart utility meters and more, is now certified and available for use on T-Mobile’s network.
Both companies prepared for the launch of LTE Cat 1 IoT devices on T-Mobile’s network by conducting a successful Cat 1 network and device trial on T-Mobile’s 4G/LTE network in 2015. Sequans’ Calliope chipset and IoT-ready module are now certified and available for use on T-Mobile’s network.
Sequans’ operator-approved LTE Cat 1 chipset platform, Calliope, is a LTE for IoT chipset that is highly optimised for M2M and IoT applications. It features Category 1 throughput up to 10 Mbps, ultra-low power consumption, and supports VoLTE and location-based services.