This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Sequans’ Second-Generation LTE Semiconductor Technology Adopted By Gemtek For New LTE Device

Gemtek, a leading provider of broadband wireless solutions, has built a new LTE USB modem based on Sequans’ new generation LTE technology. LTE connectivity in the device is powered by Sequans’ SQN3120 LTE baseband chip and SQN3140 companion RF chip, and the device is planned for use in global TD-LTE markets, including India, Latin America, Middle East, and Asia. Gemtek’s new LTE USB Modem is the first of several LTE devices Gemtek will build using Sequans’ LTE semiconductor solutions.

“Sequans’ new SQN3120 LTE chip is highly efficient and flexible,” said James Ting, GM, Broadband Wireless Business Unit, Gemtek. “It was an essential ingredient in building such a highly differentiated product as our new High Gain LTE USB modem. Using Sequans’ chip, we were able to embed LTE in our design quickly and cost-effectively, and we are able to customize our products to support multiple bands and regions as desired.”

The Gemtek High Gain LTE USB Modem combines LTE, Wi-Fi, and a high gain antenna in a compact desktop unit. It operates in TDD LTE bands 38, 40, and 41 and delivers LTE category 4 throughput of up to 150 Mbps downlink and 50 Mbps uplink, and 4 X 2 MIMO with transmit diversity for superior LTE performance.

“We are pleased to continue our long time collaboration with Gemtek on this powerful new LTE device,” said Georges Karam, Sequans CEO. “Gemtek’s new USB modem uniquely combines the portability of a USB modem with the high performance of a CPE, giving users superior and highly reliable LTE connectivity.”

Sequans’ SQN3120 is the baseband plus applications processor chipset at the heart of Sequans’ second generation LTE platform, Mont Blanc, which is specifically optimized for the design of hostless USB modems, CPE, and mobile routers or hotspots. SQN3140 is Sequans’ companion RF chip that operates in the major TDD LTE bands, 38, 40, 41, 42, and 43, and combines with the SQN3120 to provide a total baseband plus RF LTE solution. Mont Blanc comprises baseband and RF chips supporting global LTE networks, FDD or TDD, reference designs, and comprehensive software for a truly universal LTE semiconductor solution.

Gemtek’s High Gain LTE USB Modem will be on display at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, February 27 – March 1, in Gemtek’s location (hall 2.1, stand 2.1C38) and Sequans’ location (hall 2, stand 2G11).

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 16,790.19 +13.76 0.08%
S&P 500 1,979.92 -7.13 -0.36%
NASDAQ 4,748.3610 -32.9030 -0.69%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs