Alcatel-Lucent invests in Sequans
Transaction managed by Clipperton Finance
PARIS and CUPERTINO, CA – February 21, 2007 – Alcatel-Lucent today announced it has invested in SEQUANS Communications, a leading supplier and developer of fixed and mobile WiMAX semiconductor solutions. The investment is an extension of Sequans’ recent round of funding announced in July 2006. Terms of the investment agreement were not disclosed.
SEQUANS Communications is a leading supplier of fixed and mobile WiMAX silicon and software based on 802.16 standards. Offering both base station and subscriber station system-on-chips (SoCs) for both fixed and mobile WiMAX (802.16-2004 and 802.16e-2005), Sequans offers equipment manufacturers an all-in-one solution with full MAC and PHY functionality, enabling them to build a complete range of WiMAX network components: high-end macro and pico base stations, outdoor and indoor subscriber terminals, home gateways, and all types of mobile devices. Sequans, along with its RF partners, provides the most complete WiMAX solution available to system manufacturers today. Sequans is based in Paris, France, with offices in the USA, Israel and Singapore. Please visit www.sequans.com.
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