Aperto Using SEQUANS Chips for Mobile WiMAX Equipment.Sequans' Mobile WiMAX See WiMAX and 802.16. Base Station Chipset to Be Incorporated in Aperto's PacketMAX Base Stations
BOSTON -- SEQUANS Communications, a leading developer and provider of fixed and mobile WiMAX semiconductor solutions, announced today that Aperto, leading global provider of high performance WiMAX base stations and subscriber units A Subscriber Unit, or SU is a broadband radio that is installed at a business or residential location to connect to an Access Point to send/receive high speed data wired or wirelessly. Devices commonly referred to as a Subscriber Unit include cable modems, mobile phones, etc. , will use Sequans' mobile WiMAX chipsets in its PacketMAX[TM] WiMAX base stations. Sequans' mobile WiMAX chip solutions, supporting the recently ratified 802.16e-2005 broadband wireless See wireless broadband. access standard, provide equipment makers with a total physical layer and media access control (MAC) layer solution for developing high performance, cost-effective mobile WiMAX base stations and subscriber stations.
"Sequans' excellent performance in fixed WiMAX, its support organization, and its mobile WiMAX roadmap led us to select Sequans' chipset for our mobile WiMAX equipment development," said Manish Gupta, Aperto VP of marketing and alliances. "Their chips offer the features and flexibility we need to meet the demands of our customers in various markets around the world."
"Aperto is successful in addressing the needs of large carriers in high growth markets such as India and Russia and they have an excellent reputation as a leading global WiMAX equipment supplier," said Bernard Aboussouan, Sequans VP of marketing. "We are pleased to contribute to their WiMAX system development."
Sequans' base station chipset, SQN SQN Squadron
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SQN Sequence Number 2110, is a flexible, high performance baseband solution suitable for macro base stations. It integrates in a 3-FPGA chipset all MAC and PHY See physical layer and physical. features required for WiMAX Forum certification and enables WIMAX system manufacturers to develop powerful, feature-rich base stations with advanced functionality for managing quality of service, link adaptation Link adaptation, or adaptive modulation and coding (AMC), is a term used in wireless communications to denote the matching of the modulation, coding and other signal and protocol parameters to the conditions on the radio link (e.g. , and handover n. 1. The act of relinquishing property or authority etc. to another; as, the handover of occupied territory to the original posssessors; the handover of power from the military back to the civilian authorities s>. management. In Q2 2007 Sequans will release SQN2130 for micro and pico base stations.
See Sequans (booth 308) and Aperto (booth 313) at WiMAX World USA at the Boston World Trade Center, October 10-12.
SEQUANS Communications is a leading supplier of fixed and mobile WiMAX chipsets. Offering both base station and subscriber station system-on-chips (SoCs), Sequans offers equipment manufacturers an all-in-one solution, including full MAC and PHY functionality, enabling them to build the complete range of WiMAX network components: high-end and pico base stations, outdoor and indoor subscriber terminals, home gateways, and mobile devices. Sequans' WiMAX solutions deliver high performance, low power consumption, and incorporate all 802.16 standard requirements as well as additional features for increased coverage and mobility. Sequans' fixed WiMAX products are certified 802.16 2004-compliant and its mobile WiMAX products are expected to be certified before the end of this year. Sequans is based in Paris, France with US headquarters in Cupertino, California, and additional offices in Israel and Singapore. For more information please visit www.sequans.com.
About Aperto Networks
Aperto Networks helps leading service providers deliver affordable wireless voice and broadband profitably by building the world's most advanced WiMAX base stations and subscriber units. Aperto fundamentally changes the economics of delivering voice and broadband services See broadband and broadband service provider. through IP-rich, point-to-point and point-to-multipoint networks, allowing carriers to offer a wider variety of services to more customers using less equipment. Its carrier-class WiMAX technology offers industry-leading subscriber density, quality of service, ease of use and reliability. Aperto is a founding board member of the WiMAX Forum as well as a founder and lead contributor to IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, www.ieee.org) A membership organization that includes engineers, scientists and students in electronics and allied fields. 802.16 and the ETSI-BRAN standards. Serving more than 200 customers in 65 countries, Aperto Networks is based in Milpitas, California Milpitas (IPA pronunciation: mɪlpitʌs; inhabitants are called 'Milpitans') is a city in Santa Clara County, California. It is located with San Jose to its south and Fremont to its north, at the eastern end of Highway 237 and generally between Interstate freeways 680 and . For more information on Aperto Networks, go to www.apertonet.com.