Fremont, Calif. and Zurich, Switzerland – October 6, 2015 – Quantenna Communications, Inc. the leader in ultra-high performance Wi-Fi, and Sunrise, the largest private telecommunications provider in Switzerland today announced the launch of a brand new multi-mode DSL and fiber residential gateway that supports G.fast with Super Vectoring as well as fiber and includes state-of-the-art 4x4 802.11ac Wave 2 Wi-Fi from Quantenna. The Quantenna QSR1000 chipset is capable of delivering speeds up to 1.7Gbps which enables Sunrise subscribers to experience unmatched network performance and Wi-Fi coverage in their home. In addition to class-leading speeds, the award-winning QSR1000 chipset also supports many advanced features designed to deliver superior security, quality of service, and improved system capacity.
Wi-Fi devices are proliferating extremely rapidly around the world. Wi-Fi has become the main and sometimes the sole interface to popular devices like smartphones, tablets, set top boxes, game consoles, TVs and wearables. The emergence of ultra HD constantly requires more bandwidth as well as reliable communications.
The need for this level of wireless performance in residential gateways requires novel designs and architecture to support current and future needs. The QSR1000 chipset supports MU-MIMO, which enables simultaneous transmission to several clients. This greatly enhances the overall wireless network capacity inside the house.
“Quantenna is proud to work with Sunrise on this innovative platform” said Lionel Bonnot, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at Quantenna. “Innovation is what drives us at Quantenna and it is great to enable new services and be first to market”.
Timm Degenhardt, Chief Marketing Officer of Sunrise, said: “Sunrise puts the customers at the center of its activities and is fully committed to providing the best service. Sunrise offers customer-relevant innovations with added value. Therefore, we strive to offer our customers a high quality Wi-Fi solution too.”
About Quantenna Communications, Inc.
Quantenna is the global leader and innovator of ultra-high performance Wi-Fi semiconductor and system software solutions that establish benchmarks for speed, range, efficiency and reliability. Quantenna continues to innovate and introduced the world’s first 10G Wi-Fi technology for a new generation of access points in home, enterprise and public spaces. Quantenna Wi-Fi solutions are generations ahead of any other available solution; while transmitting faster, reaching farther and serving more devices more reliably than any other Wi-Fi solution ever created. Coupled with MAUI, the cloud-based Wi-Fi analytics platform, service providers can deliver real-time, automated Wi-Fi monitoring, optimization, and self-healing to their customers around the clock to offer the best Wi-Fi experience.
Quantenna’s Wi-Fi chipsets are being deployed by Tier One retail OEMs and telecom, cable and satellite service providers worldwide including AT&T, DirecTV, Orange and Telefonica. With the industry’s highest performing Wi-Fi solutions, Quantenna is Wi-Fi Perfected. For more information, visit: www.quantenna.com. Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
Sunrise Communications Group AG (Sunrise) is listed on the SIX Exchange in Zurich and is the leading fully-integrated challenger delivering a full range of services across all market segments. Sunrise is the leading non-incumbent operator in both the mobile (prepaid and postpaid) and landline retail voice markets, as well as the third-largest landline internet provider with IPTV, with approximately 3.3 million customer relationships as of December 31, 2014. Sunrise is committed to deliver a best-in-class convergent experience.