LTE for IoT chipmaker Sequans Communications S.A. announced that Wivity Inc. has chosen Sequans’ Calliope LTE Cat 1* chipset platform to power its swappable LTE modems for industrial IoT.
The Wivity platform enables IoT and M2M devices to connect to any wireless network in the world using interchangeable wireless modems.
“As we begin to implement our vision of a single platform for Wi-Fi, cellular, satellite, and LPWAN, it is important to have technology partners that stay current with new standards as they are commercialized,” said Alfred Tom, CEO of Wivity. “Sequans offers best-in-class LTE connectivity with an aggressive road map that matches the expectations of our customers.”
Craig Miller, Sequans’ VP of marketing, said:
“The Wivity solution is unique in the industry and offers IoT device makers plug-and-play options for connecting to wireless networks as needed. It’s a solution that solves a key problem for device makers and we are excited to be chosen by Wivity to be part of it.”
Wivity is using Sequans’ Calliope LTE Platform, an-IoT-optimized chipset solution designed specifically for LTE Cat 1 applications such as smart meters and home automation solutions. Calliope comprises baseband and RF, an integrated IoT applications processor running Sequans’ carrier-proven LTE protocol stack, an IMS client, and a comprehensive software package for over-the-air device management and packet routing.