Fremont, Calif. – July 8, 2013 - Quantenna Communications, Inc., the leader in ultra-reliable Wi-Fi networking for whole-home entertainment, is pleased to win the “Best Asian Broadband Access Technology of the Year” prize at the Broadband TV Connect Infovision Awards Asia ceremony in Hong Kong.
Quantenna was recognized by the broadband and connected entertainment services industry for its 802.11 4x4 MIMO Wi-Fi technology. The award was the company’s third in the past month; recent top industry accolades earned by the company include the Red Herring Top 100 Award for North America and the 2013 TiE50 global Award for technology startups. The multiple awards won by Quantenna show the broad international industry recognition of the company’s achievements in the wireless broadband multimedia market and innovative technology capabilities in the demanding Wi-Fi home networking environment.
“We want to thank the Broadband TV Connect Infovision Awards judging panel for this award,” said Dr. Sam Heidari, CEO of Quantenna. “Our 802.11ac and 802.11n Wi-Fi solutions are designed into leading customer platforms largely due to unsurpassed performance, reliability and coverage. We have a field-proven track record, evidenced by the fact that we were the first-to-market with the only Wave 2 802.11ac chipset, the successful design wins we have secured in multiple applications and the partnerships we have established with industry-leading customers. This award validates our continued commitment to delivering standards-based Wi-Fi solutions that deliver wire-like quality to our customers.”
The Broadband TV Connect Infovision Awards Asia ceremony, taking place at the Broadband Asia & TV Connect Asia conference in Hong Kong, rewards outstanding technology solutions developed in broadband and connected entertainment services. The Broadband Asia conference is part of the series of Broadband World Forum (BBWF) events organized by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and mainstream operators around the world.
Quantenna is redefining wireless performance and quality with its 802.11ac and 802.11n Wi-Fi standards-based chipsets. The company continues to pioneer 4x4 MIMO and beamforming technology and recently introduced the world’s fastest 802.11ac chipset – the QSR1000 family. The only Wave 2 802.11ac chipset, Quantenna’s 1.7Gbps QSR1000 solution transmits faster, reaches farther and serves more devices more reliably than any other Wi-Fi solution ever created.
The QSR1000 family also provides the industry-first 4x4 architecture with multi-user MIMO (MU-MIMO) technology, dynamic-digital beamforming and support for four spatial streams to deliver unsurpassed performance, range, reliability and coverage. Equally at home in access points, set-top boxes and consumer electronics, its chipsets are ideally suited to multimedia applications that demand wire-like quality. With almost 2Gbps total throughput in a single band, it streams flawless, carrier-grade IPTV to multiple devices in full 1080p or 4K Ultra HD resolution, easily reaching through concrete walls and into every corner of multistory homes while maintaining a significant data transfer capability serving today’s and future needs of the digital home. Quantenna’s 4x4 solutions are fully industry-standard compliant and work with all third-party clients and consumer devices.
About Quantenna Communications, Inc.
Named to the Wall Street Journal’s “Next Big Thing” list, Quantenna is a leading developer of 802.11ac and 802.11n MIMO silicon that delivers the highest levels of performance, speed and reliability for wireless networks and devices. Headquartered in Fremont, California, Quantenna has assembled a management and engineering team with a long track record of start-up success, and is backed by some of Silicon Valley’s most esteemed venture capital firms, including Sequoia Capital, RUSNANO, Venrock, Sigma Partners, Southern Cross Venture Partners, DAG Ventures, Swisscom Ventures, Grazia Equity, Bright Capital, and Telefónica Digital. For additional information, please visit www.quantenna.com.