Sequans’ Monarch LTE Chip Validated for use on SoftBank's Cat M1 in Japan

Sequans has announced that SoftBank, a leading telecommunications operator in Japan, has validated Sequans’ Monarch LTE-M/NB-IoT Platform for use on its nationwide network for LTE Cat M1.

The validation of Monarch's LTE-M/NB-IoT Platform follows months of stringent testing with SoftBank’s network equipment. Validation on the SoftBank network proves Monarch’s reliability and technological excellence as an LTE chip solution. Sequans’ Monarch LTE platform is the first and most highly optimized LTE-M/NB-IoT chip. Monarch integrates baseband, RF, power management and RAM in a single die. Its advanced features include ultra low power consumption in active and sleep/idle modes, and unique RF filtering technology that enables a true single, worldwide SKU with multi-band support for universal and flexible IoT implementation. To know more, click here.