Trackimo Selects Sequans Monarch SiP to Design IoT Tracker Devices

LTE for IoT chipmaker Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE: SQNS) announced
that Trackimo, a leader in the GPS tracker market, has adopted Sequans’
Monarch SiP platform to design several types of IoT tracking devices
with LTE connectivity included. The operator-certified Monarch SiP is an
ultra small and thin, all-in-one connectivity solution that integrates
Sequans’ Monarch LTE-M/NB-IoT Platform with an RF front-end module in
the world’s smallest form factor.

“Sequans’ Monarch SiP is a powerful solution that simplifies adding LTE
connectivity to our IoT tracking devices,” said Shai Bar-Levi, CEO,
Trackimo. “LTE is essential for wide area tracking applications and the
very small form factor of Monarch SiP is ideal for adding it to devices
where space is constrained. Also, Monarch SiP’s single-SKU capability
gives us all the flexibility we need to design IoT trackers for any
market worldwide. We are using Monarch SiP to design many types of
trackers, including asset trackers, people and pet wearable trackers,
and more, for US and European markets.”

“Trackimo is a leader in the tracking space and has established itself
as a forward-thinking company with cutting edge tracker products,” said
Danny Kedar, VP of Sequans IoT Business Unit. “There are many tracker
types that need the wide area, low power capabilities of LTE such as
drones, fleets, people and pets, and Trackimo can get these LTE-enabled
trackers to market quickly thanks to Monarch SiP.”

The feature-rich Monarch-SiP
includes an integrated baseband, SRAM, RF transceiver, RF front-end,
passives and power management in a single 8.8 x 10.8 x 0.95 mm package
with proprietary RF shielding. It is compliant with 3GPP Release 13/14
LTE Advanced Pro specifications, including VoLTE support, is optimized
for LTE UE categories M1, NB1, and NB2, and operates across broad
frequency ranges (700 MHz to 2.1 GHz) to support global deployment and
roaming capability. Proprietary power management techniques offer
improved battery life. Sequans’ Single-SKU radio design enables Monarch
SiP to operate on any LTE frequency worldwide. Monarch SiP is operator-certified
and available now.

Sequans will be present at MWC
Shanghai, June 27-29. Sequans’ CEO, Georges Karam, will be speaking
at the GSMA Mobile
IoT Summit on June 28. To set up a private meeting, please contact
us at events@sequans.com.


About Trackimo

Trackimo™ is a U.S. based IoT platform and solution provider with
patented technology, enabling worldwide connectivity for M2M devices.
Trackimo is a world leader in personal safety and valuable object
tracking, and has been selected by the world’s top mobile operators to
lead their consumer IoT offering. Trackimo aspires to transform business
models through the development of customizable radio frequency mobile
technology solutions that are user friendly and easy to implement, used
globally with enhanced security and reliability. The Trackimo product
portfolio covers both consumer and business sectors including fleet
tracking and logistics management solutions, customizable and scalable
IoT platform, remote gateways and consumer tracking devices.

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 and portable
routers, and high-performance IoT devices; and StreamliteLTE™, optimized
for lower data rate and narrowband IoT devices, including wearables,
trackers, and sensors. 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.com; www.facebook.com/sequans; www.twitter.com/sequans

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