Quantenna provides wireless chipsets for Canal+ France

Monday, January 29th, 2018
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Canal+ and Quantenna Collaborate on End-to-End Wireless Video Distribution Solution

  • Quantenna QSR1000 and QSR2000 Enables Best-in-Class Video Over Wi-Fi

ISSY-LES-MOULINEAUX, France and SAN JOSE, Calif. — Quantenna Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq:QTNA), the innovator and global leader of high performance Wi-Fi solutions, and Canal+, the largest pay-TV group in France and the leader in the publishing and distribution of premium and thematic channels, today announced a partnership on Canal+’s two new platforms, the G9 and G9-mini, based on Quantenna’s QSR1000 and QSR2000 chipsets.

The newly announced Canal+ satellite set-top box (STB) “G9” integrates Quantenna’s QSR1000 based 802.11ac 4×4 solution to redistribute HD video to its companion “G9-mini” wireless Over-The-Top (OTT) STB. The G9-mini integrates Quantenna’s 2×4 dual-band 802.11ac/11n QSR2000 chipset for a complete Quantenna based in-home wireless distribution system. With this combination of Quantenna chipsets, Canal+ takes in-home wireless services to the highest levels of Wi-Fi performance.

“Quantenna is extremely proud to have worked with Canal+ to deliver a superior solution for 4K wireless video distribution using our award winning single-band 802.11ac and dual-band 802.11ac/11n solutions,” said David Carroll, senior vice president of worldwide sales at Quantenna. “We are looking forward to a very successful deployment and having Canal+ customers experience exceptional 4K video using ultra-high performance Wi-Fi.”

“Wi-Fi has become the primary medium to deliver high quality video services to multiple devices simultaneously throughout the home. Having a reliable, high capacity Wi-Fi network is crucial for customers.” said Philippe Rivas, CTO Distribution at Canal+. “Quantenna’s superior Wi-Fi solution with advanced Quality of Service (QoS) for video applications helps us enable high quality video services with unparalleled customer satisfaction.”