Fremont, California – December 16, 2013 - Quantenna Communications, Inc., a leader in ultra-reliable Wi-Fi networking for whole-home entertainment, announced today that it received the prestigious Start-up to Watch award at the 2013 Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) Awards Dinner Celebration on December 12th. The awards are presented annually to outstanding semiconductor companies worldwide that have demonstrated excellence through their success, vision and strategy in the industry.
Quantenna 802.11ac and 802.11n Wi-Fi solutions deliver the performance, speed and reliability of wired Ethernet for multimedia data anywhere in the home. Quantenna pioneered the delivery of seamless video over Wi-Fi and has shipped millions of its Wi-Fi chipsets being deployed by major telco, cable and satellite service providers and operators worldwide including AT&T and DirecTV.
“We are honored that GSA and our semiconductor peers have recognized Quantenna as the company that positively changed the semiconductor industry and Wi-Fi market by delivering innovative Wi-Fi ,” said Dr. Sam Heidari, CEO, Quantenna. “We have a field-proven track record, evidenced by the fact that we were the first-to-market with 4x4 architecture with MU-MIMO technology, dynamic-digital beamforming and support for four spatial streams to deliver unsurpassed performance, range and reliability and most importantly, the successful deployments of our service provider partners. We continue to deliver Wi-Fi solutions that transmit faster, reach farther and serve more devices more reliably than any other Wi-Fi solution ever created.”
GSA's Private Awards Committee, comprised of members of the Emerging Company CEO Council, venture capitalists and select serial entrepreneurs in the industry, selects winners of the Start Up to Watch award by identifying the semiconductor company that demonstrates the potential to positively change its market or the semiconductor industry, in general, through the innovative use of semiconductor technology or a new application for semiconductor technology.
Quantenna is exhibiting at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) taking place in Las Vegas from January 7-10, 2014 at the Venetian Hotel and Casino. To schedule press and meetings at the show, contact [email protected].
The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) mission is to accelerate the growth and increase the return on invested capital of the global semiconductor industry by fostering a more effective ecosystem through collaboration, integration and innovation. It addresses the challenges within the supply chain including IP, EDA/design, wafer manufacturing, test and packaging to enable industry-wide solutions. Providing a platform for meaningful global collaboration, the Alliance identifies and articulates market opportunities, encourages and supports entrepreneurship, and provides members with comprehensive and unique market intelligence. Members include companies throughout the supply chain representing 30 countries across the globe www.gsaglobal.org.
About Quantenna Communications, Inc.
Quantenna is a leading developer of 802.11ac and 802.11n Wi-Fi semiconductor solutions that deliver the equivalent performance, speed and reliability of wired Ethernet for multimedia data anywhere in the home. 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 50 Start-Up for 2013” by The Wall Street Journal and “Start Up To Watch” by the Global Semiconductor Alliance. 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, Orange, and Belgacom. Quantenna is headquartered in Silicon Valley, with offices worldwide. For additional information, visit www.quantenna.com.