Telefonica Selects Quantenna Wi-Fi Client Solutions for Their Future Line of Wireless Set-Top Boxes

15 September 2016

Telefonica Will Integrate Quantenna’s Wi-Fi Solutions for Their New Range of Wireless IP, Cable and Satellite Set-Top Boxes to Be Deployed Worldwide

Quantenna Communications, Inc., a leader in ultra-high performance Wi-Fi, announced today that Telefonica selected Quantenna’s new QSR2000C product line to power all of Telefonica’s new generations of wireless set-top boxes.

Telefonica’s new range of 4K ultra HD and HD wireless set-top boxes addresses all video service requirements and deployment topologies required by the various countries Telefonica operates in around the world: DTH, CATV, IPTV. Depending on the video service and countries, wireless set-top boxes will be powered by Quantenna’s 4x4, 2x4 or 2x2 solutions.

“Telefonica has been deploying Quantenna’s previous Wi-Fi solutions in their residential gateways, video bridges and set-top boxes,” said Lionel Bonnot, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at Quantenna. “We are honored that Telefonica renewed their trust in our solutions for their future generation of market leading wireless set box-boxes. We are particularly excited about the wide scope of the engagement and the breadth of technologies and geographical coverage it involves.”

From Telefonica’s point of view, choosing a Wi-Fi supplier has become a strategic decision for the evolution of TV services. Wi-Fi performance is a key enabler for Telefonica to simplify the customer premises installation and to provide the higher quality of experience expected by Telefonica customers.


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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