“In the low mobility case, we showed that a Sequans AIR receiver can handle about five times as much interference as a non-Sequans AIR receiver, and for the high mobility case, the Sequans AIR receiver can handle about eight times as much interference,” said Georges Karam, CEO of Sequans.
This translates into 10 Mbps higher throughput in the low mobility case and 14 Mbps higher throughput in the high mobility case. In very high interference areas, such as might be encountered near cell edges, users can expect to get three times better throughput.
“We have shown that operators who deploy Sequans AIR-equipped devices in their LTE networks are likely to have higher quality, higher performance LTE networks, and that their customers will enjoy a superior LTE experience. This is especially important for operators like Softbank that are deploying very dense LTE networks where interference can significantly reduce network capacity,” Karam added.
Sequans AIR-equipped end user devices are expected to be available in LTE networks in the first part of 2013.