Fierce Innovation Awards: Telecom Edition Announces Winners, Quantenna Communications Receives Top Recognition

18 November 2013

Quantenna Communications Recognized for Leadership in Home Networking

Quantenna Communications, Inc., announced today that is has been recognized by this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards: Telecom Edition, a unique operator-reviewed awards program from the publishers of FierceWireless, FierceTelecom, and FierceCable. Quantenna received top honors in the Home Networking category.

Jason Nelson, publisher of FierceWireless, FierceTelecom, and FierceCable, says, “The Fierce Innovation Awards celebrate the companies who are on the cutting edge of innovation in the wireless, wireline and advanced TV and network sectors of our industry. We were once again overwhelmed by the number and the quality of the applications we received.”

Winners were selected by an exclusive carrier-only panel of executives from AT&T, Cablevision System Corporation, Comcast, Cox Communications, MetroPCS, Rogers Communications, TeliaSonera International Carrier, and Verizon. Full profiles of the judges can be found at Fierce Innovation Awards.

Judges evaluated submissions based on the following criteria: technology innovation, financial impact, market validation and end-user customer experience.

Quantenna Communications is being recognized for its innovative, industry-leading product, Quantenna QSR1000 wave 2 802.11ac solution.

“Quantenna is elated to accept this award for our innovation in consumer Wi-Fi technology,” said Dr. Sam Heidari, CEO, Quantenna. “We are consistently redefining the possibilities of wireless in the home, and are proud to say that nothing comes close to delivering the level of performance, quality and cost effectiveness that we have achieved in our new wave 2 MU-MIMO 802.11ac chipset.”

The QSR1000 combines Quantenna’s industry-first 4x4 architecture with MU-MIMO technology, dynamic-digital beamforming and support for four spatial streams to deliver unsurpassed range, reliability and coverage. The only wave 2 802.11ac chipset, Quantenna’s 1.7 Gbps QSR1000 technology transmits faster, reaches farther and serves more devices more reliably than any other Wi-Fi solution ever created. This makes Quantenna’s 802.11ac solution ideally suited to simultaneously and flawlessly stream multimedia-rich content including HD and 4K UHD video to multiple devices demanding wire-like quality.


About Quantenna Communications, Inc. Named to the Wall Street Journal’s “Next Big Thing” list, Quantenna is a leading developer of 802.11ac and 802.11n MIMO silicon that delivers the highest levels of performance, speed and reliability for wireless networks and devices. Headquartered in Fremont, California, Quantenna has assembled a management and engineering team with a long track record of start-up success, and is backed by some of Silicon Valley’s most esteemed venture capital firms, including Sequoia Capital, RUSNANO, Venrock, Sigma Partners, Southern Cross Venture Partners, DAG Ventures, Swisscom Ventures, Grazia Equity, Bright Capital, and Telefónica Digital.

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