FREMONT, CA & PROVO, UT – March 12, 2014 - Quantenna Communications, Inc., a leader in ultra-high performance Wi-Fi solutions, announced today that Vivint Wireless has completed a strategic investment in Quantenna, joining other strategic investors Swisscom, Telefonica and NTT. Utah-based Vivint Wireless is an innovative new broadband wireless service provider that directly delivers broadband access over Wi-Fi.
“We are very excited to have Vivint Wireless become a strategic investor.” said Dr. Sam Heidari, CEO of Quantenna Communications. “The broadband service they provide with our chipsets has created a new way to deliver broadband access directly with Wi-Fi, without having to wire the home with DSL, cable or fiber. This is a large, unique and exciting new application for our high performance Wi-Fi solutions.
“Vivint and Quantenna have been working closely together for several years to deliver broadband access over 4x4 Wi-Fi,” said Luke Langford, COO of Vivint Wireless. “This strategic investment enables us to have an even closer partnership with Quantenna to deliver new innovative products and services to our growing customer base, leveraging Quantenna’s QHS710 and QSR1000 4x4 802.11ac MU-MIMO solutions.”
Quantenna and Vivint today are delivering residential broadband services over Wi-Fi with Quantenna’s award winning 4x4 chipset. The companies expect to expand these services working closely together as strategic partners.
Vivint Inc. is a leading provider of home technology services. Vivint services are delivered through a technology-based platform that integrates a wide range of wireless features and components to provide simple, affordable home security, energy management, home automation, and solar solutions. In 2011, Vivint's Home Automation package and Advanced Security package received a Consumers Digest “Best Buy” rating. Dedicated to protecting families, increasing energy efficiency, and simplifying lives, Vivint has over 13 years of experience and supports more than 800,000 customers throughout the United States and Canada. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.vivint.com.
About Quantenna Communications, Inc.
Quantenna is a leading developer of 802.11ac and 802.11n Wi-Fi semiconductor solutions that deliver the performance, speed and reliability of wired Ethernet for multimedia data anywhere. Quantenna pioneered the delivery of seamless video over Wi-Fi and set the performance standard for delivering wire-like quality HD video reliably throughout the connected home, for which it has amassed a list of major awards, including being named a “Top 5 Start-Up for 2013” by The Wall Street Journal. Founded in 2006, Quantenna has shipped millions of its Wi-Fi chipsets being deployed by major telco, cable and satellite service providers and operators worldwide including AT&T, DIRECTV, Bell Canada, Swisscom, Telefonica, France Telecom and Belgacom. Quantenna is headquartered in Silicon Valley, with offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.quantenna.com. Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.