Quantenna provides chipset for Technicolor, debuts Zero Memory family for OTT, STB applications

Thursday 14 September 2017 | 15:48 CET | News
Media services group Technicolor has adopted Quantenna’s QV860 chipset for its OWA0130 dual-band extender. Technicolor’s device extends the coverage of Wi-Fi gateways, especially in the home. The chipset The OWA0130 will help provide the extended Wi-Fi coverage, at higher speed and reliability than existing mesh products.  

Quantenna also announced its Zero Memory family of client products for Over The Top (OTT) and Set-top Box (STB) applications: the QV920CX-K 2x4 5GHz only solution, the  QV922CX-K 2x4 2.4GHz or 5GHz switchable solution, and the QV952CX-K 2x2 2.4GHz or 5GHz switchable solution. The three new chipsets are aimed at service providers who want to offer small form factor, cost optimized OTT and set-top box solutions. 

Technicolor’s OWA0130 is multi-function extender which supports both 5GHz 802.11ac Wave 2 and 2.4GHz 802.11n networks. It can be easily configured to be a wired extender, which uses a gigabit Ethernet connection as the backhaul, or a fully wireless extender, in which the 5GHz 802.11ac is used as the backhaul. In either configuration, the OWA0130 supports a dual-band, dual-concurrent 4x4 5GHz 802.11ac and a 2x2 2.4GHz 802.11n network to downstream clients. The OWA0130 also supports Technicolor’s cloud-based Wi-Fi monitoring solution, Wi-Fi Doctor, and is already on the market.


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