|[January 07, 2014]
Sequans Powers New Kurio 7x 4G LTE Tablet by Techno Source and KD Interactive
LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)--
Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE: SQNS) has been selected by Techno
Source and KD
Interactive, makers of the best-selling Kurio™ line of Android (News - Alert)
tablets for families with kids, to provide the LTE connectivity for the
new Kurio 7x 4G LTE tablet unveiled today at 2014 International CES®.
The tablet includes Sequans' VZ20Q
EZLinkLTE™ module, a complete LTE (News - Alert) connectivity solution designed to
provide manufacturers with a quick and easy solution for adding LTE to
consumer devices. The Kurio 7x 4G LTE tablet will run exclusively on the
Verizon Wireless (News - Alert) network.
"We chose Sequans' LTE technology for the new Kurio 7x 4G LTE tablet
because the EZLinkLTE module gave us a pre-integrated, pre-tested, and
pre-certified solution that we could add to our tablet design with very
little additional work," said Pieter van den Bosch, strategic director,
KD Group. "The all-in-one simplicity of Sequans' solution, already
certified for use on the LTE network of Verizon Wireless, enabled us to
bring this new Kurio ablet to market very quickly."
Sequans' VZ20Q EZLinkLTE module is certified compliant with Verizon
Wireless Open Network specifications and operates on LTE bands 4 and 13.
It comprises Sequans' Mont Blanc LTE platform baseband chip and all
other elements necessary for a complete LTE modem system. These include
an LTE-optimized transceiver, a complete dual-band RF front-end for
bands 4 and 13, key interfaces, LP-DDR SDRAM, embedded boot Flash, and
VC-TCXO all in a single, compact package. [see
Verizon Wireless Device & Module Showcase]
The Kurio 7x 4G LTE tablet is the latest in the Kurio line of tablets
for kids and families. The key feature is the proprietary Kurio Genius
parental controls that give parents peace of mind while giving kids
access to the cutting edge technology they want. The new Kurio 7x 4G LTE
tablet includes all the features of the Kurio 7s tablet, and adds LTE
connectivity for LTE bands 4 and 13 for Verizon Wireless.
"Kurio is the best-selling Android tablet for families with kids and we
are pleased that our LTE technology has been chosen to offer Kurio users
a seamless experience, anywhere, anytime on the Verizon Wireless
network," said Georges Karam, Sequans CEO. "The always-on capability of
LTE, leveraging Verizon Wireless' nationwide LTE network, gives this
tablet very strong appeal."
The new Kurio 7x LTE tablet is expected to ship in summer of 2014.
The Kurio 7x 4G LTE tablet will be showcased at 2014 International CES (News - Alert)
in the Kids@Play TechZone in The Venetian, Level 2, Venetian Ballroom,
daily January 7-10
regarding forward-looking statements
About Sequans Communications
Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE: SQNS) is a 4G chipmaker, supplying
LTE and WiMAX (News - Alert) chips to original equipment manufacturers and original
design manufacturers worldwide. Sequans chips are operating in 4G
networks of leading mobile operators around the world. Sequans is based
in Paris, France with additional offices in the United States, United
Kingdom, Israel, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea, and China.
Visit Sequans online at www.sequans.com;
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