Richardson RFPD has signed a global distribution franchise agreement with Sequans Communications. The deal covers Sequans LTE chips and modules, including solutions for IoT/ M2M, broadband/CBRS, and Sequans’ associated evaluation and development kits.
“Richardson RFPD is a global powerhouse, and their team of technical experts provides the knowledge and expertise required to help customers identify and select the products they need with a process that is streamlined, intelligent and fully backed by engineering know-how,” said Georges Karam, CEO of Sequans. “Extending the reach of our chips and modules via Richardson RFPD’s wide marketing channels will enable a much larger number of customers to get their LTE-connected products to market faster.”
“Our team is ready to get Sequans’ industry-leading LTE chips and modules into the hands of our global customers who need them for their IoT and broadband LTE products,” said Rafael R. Salmi, Richardson RFPD’s president. “Sequans’ excellent products, already found in many industrial, telematics, retail, transportation, smart city, private LTE and vertical markets, will be an important piece of Richardson RFPD commitment to the fast-growing IoT market.”
Featured Sequans products now available through Richardson RFPD include Monarch modules GM01Q and NB01Q. These complete modem solutions, each including an LTE-optimised transceiver and a complete Single-SKU RF front-end to support LTE bands worldwide.
The Cassiopeia Cat 4 CB410L and Cat 6 CB610L are cost-effective leadless chip carrier (LCC) modules designed from the ground up to enable easy and massive deployment of IoT devices on private LTE CBRS networks.
Two development kits are available the CB410L-STK and CB610L-STK. These enable out-of-the-box testing of the modules on a private CBRS network