Verve Connect Partners with Sequans on New LTE Hub for Broadband Service Provider Relish

Verve Connect, a UK-based company specializing in Connected & Entertained Everywhere products, together with Sequans Communications (NYSE: SQNS), a leading single-mode LTE chipmaker, announced a new partnership to supply an LTE band 42/43 wireless indoor hub, the VH510B, to London broadband service provider, Relish.

Verve Connect’s extensive European industry knowledge and team, backed by its vast China-based engineering strength, is partnering with Sequans to utilize the 3.5 GHz spectrum band to provide high-speed LTE and Wi-Fi data service to both home and business users.  With the new VH510B hub, Verve Connect aims to support its customers with seamless and cost-effective migration from 3G to 4G and 4G+ while delivering cutting edge data performance.

“We are very proud to be partnering with Sequans, a global leader in 3.5 GHz band support and the leading provider of single-mode LTE chipset solutions to wireless device manufacturers worldwide,” said Wu Sa, Verve Connect Managing Director. “Our partnership was formed to deliver state-of-the-art consumer devices, but is also based on our shared values of reliability and responsiveness.”

“We are pleased to work with Verve Connect to deliver this high performance wireless hub to Relish customers,” said Hugues Waldburger, head of Sequans’ Broadband business unit. “Our collaboration has yielded a very powerful data device that will provide customers of our telco partners the very latest in broadband service.”

Verve Connect and Sequans are also collaborating to provide a 3.5 GHz outdoor hub to Verve Connect telco partners. Potential partners are invited to contact Verve Connect to learn more.

VH510B Indoor Hub Product Specifications:

Chipset – Sequans SQN3120 + RTL8685SF

LTE Cat 4 – 150Mbps DL/50Mbps UL

Band – TDD-LTE B42/B43

Internal LTE Antenna – 2 LTE Main Antenna, LTE Auxiliary antenna; 5 dBi gain

WLAN:
• IEEE 802.11b/g/n
• 32 users
• Multi SSID, separated encryption
• WPS
• Internal Antenna

Interface – 4*RJ45, 1*RJ11

Size – 190*178*80mm (approx.)

Software – Web UI, Super Admin, TR069

VO510 Outdoor Hub Product Specifications

Chipset Sequans’ SQN3120

LTE Cat4 – 150Mbps DL/50Mbps UL

Band – TDD-LTE B42/B43

Internal LTE Antenna – Dual-polarized directional antenna; 14 dBi gain

WLAN:
• IEEE 802.11b/g/n
• 32 users
• Multi SSID, separated encryption
• WPS
• External Antenna

Interface – 1*RJ45, 10/100base-Tx; POE

Size – 303*172*56mm (approx.)

Software – Web UI, Super Admin, TR069

About Verve Connect

Verve Connect is a UK based company specialising “Connected & Entertained Everywhere” products (including 3.5 GHz 4G Wi-Fi hubs, mobile handsets, and hotspots).   Our success evolves from designing and building devices for major brands, to creating the IMO Mobile Brand for the consumer segment and the Verve Connect brand for the business sector.  This is combined with a leadership team of experienced industry professionals with strong business credibility, having worked in the UK and European device market across a number of multinational telecom providers.

For more information about Verve Connect, please visit: www.verveconnect.co.uk.

About Sequans Communications

Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE: SQNS) is a leading provider of single-mode 4G LTE semiconductor solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and a wide range of broadband data devices. Founded in 2003, Sequans has developed and delivered seven generations of 4G technology and its chips are certified and shipping in 4G networks around the world. Today, Sequans offers two LTE product lines: StreamrichLTE™, optimized for broadband devices, including CPE, mobile/portable routers and high-performance IoT devices, and StreamliteLTE™, optimized for lower data rate and narrowband M2M and IoT devices.  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
 www.sequans.comwww.facebook.com/sequanswww.twitter.com/sequans

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Media Contacts:

Media enquiries for Verve Connect: please email VerveConnect@temono.com.

Media enquiries for Sequans:

Media relations: Kimberly Tassin (USA), +1.425.736.0569, kimberly@sequans.com

Investor relations: Claudia Gatlin (USA), +1 212.830.9080, claudia@sequans.com.