Sequans and IGI Mobile Develop World’s
Smallest WiMAX Pocket Router for Korea Telecom
July 7, 2011
Ultra small Wi-Fi/WiMAX router adds 4G connectivity to smartphones and
PARIS - 4G chipmaker Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE: SQNS) is the
provider of the 4G chip inside the new “mini Egg” pocket router now
available from Korea Telecom. The unique device, about the size of an
egg, enables users to easily add 4G connectivity to smartphones and
tablets via a tiny mobile router that fits in a pocket. IGI Mobile, a
leading Korean maker of wireless broadband communications devices,
manufactured the device.
“Sequans’ very small SQN1220 chip solution and its ultra low power
consumption technology allowed us to reduce the package and battery size
significantly while delivering hours of continuous WiMAX surfing and
overall a very high performance 4G router.”
“We are very pleased to work with IGI Mobile to deliver this powerful 4G
product to the Korean marketplace,” said Georges Karam, Sequans CEO.
“The design is modern and compact, and it provides great value for
users, allowing them to add 4G speed instantly to almost any mobile
“Sequans’ technology has helped us to make a tiny mobile router that is
about half the size of the previous version,” said Daniel Park, CEO, IGI
Mobile. “Sequans’ very small SQN1220 chip solution and its ultra low
power consumption technology allowed us to reduce the package and
battery size significantly while delivering hours of continuous WiMAX
surfing and overall a very high performance 4G router.”
The mini Egg (KR-MR100) is available today from Korea Telecom.
About Sequans Communications
Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE: SQNS) is a 4G chipmaker, supplying
LTE and WiMAX chips to original equipment manufacturers and original
design manufacturers worldwide. Founded in 2003 to address the WiMAX
market, the company expanded in early 2009 to address the LTE market.
Sequans’ chips are inside 4G networks and devices around the world.
Sequans is based in Paris, France with additional offices in United
States, United Kingdom, Israel, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, and China.
Sequans Communications S.A.
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