Quantenna WiFi powers repeater and STB at Orange France

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
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Quantenna Powers Up Orange France Latest Repeater and Set-top Box

  • “Répéteur WiFi” and “Décodeur TV UHD” Take User Experience to the Next Level

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Quantenna Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: QTNA), the innovator and global leader of high performance Wi-Fi solutions, today announced that Orange, the largest broadband service provider in France, has adopted Quantenna’s QV860 chipset, for its latest dual band, dual concurrent repeater “Répéteur WiFi”, and the QV940 chipset for its set-top box, “Décodeur TV UHD”, utilizing SoftAtHome WiFi’ON software solution on Quantenna’s chipsets.

By extending coverage, increasing capacity and delivering faster speeds to all Wi-Fi devices throughout the home, Orange’s new repeater, “Répéteur WiFi”, leverages the high-performance capabilities of QV860 to take in-home wireless services to a new level and bring a comprehensive, superior and secured whole home Wi-Fi solution to Orange customers. Additional features will include auto-configuration, network mapping, Wi-Fi channel selection, client roaming management, band steering and video support. Customers with the Orange “Livebox 4” Router can benefit from a new digital interface to manage their Wi-Fi via the “My Wifi” application. This application allows them to monitor their connected devices’ usage and manage the Wi-Fi performance around the home.

Quantenna’s QV940 chipset capabilities enable simultaneous live 4K streaming and superior viewing on all Wi-Fi devices. Leveraging this technology, Orange’s powerful “Décodeur TV UHD” brings Orange customers an exceptional media streaming experience, in a compact design.

“We are pleased to extend our collaboration with Orange and support the introduction of these two new products. Working with telecommunication leaders like Orange serves as another testament to Quantenna’s increasingly strong presence in Europe,” said David Carroll, senior vice president of worldwide sales, Quantenna. “Our breakthrough technologies and high-performance Wi-Fi solutions continue to transform the landscape of home networking. We look forward to working with Orange on bringing innovative technologies that enhance end user experience.”

“Quantenna and Orange have a long-standing relationship centered around HomeLAN services and improving end user’s Wi-Fi experiences,” said Laetitia Orsini Sharps, director, Home & Mobile Consumer Marketing, Orange. “Through this collaboration, we utilize Quantenna’s advanced technology and our expertise in developing telecommunications solutions to allow consumers to truly stay connected and enjoy their movies, games and all other activities that rely on a flawless Wi-Fi performance.”

“Customers now expect their operator to deliver the best Wi-Fi quality at home. Thanks to a simple upgrade of the Livebox and the “Répéteur WiFi”, Orange end-users can benefit from an intelligent connectivity as well as an extension of their Wi-Fi coverage at home,” added David Viret-Lange, CEO of SoftAtHome. “The combination of Quantenna chipset with our WiFi’ON software solution empowers Orange in its essential mission to enrich their Wi-Fi experience from any corner of the home.”