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Telefonica invests in Quantenna

November 7, 2011

Telefonica has signed a strategic partnership with Quantenna Communications, a specialist in ultra-reliable Wi-Fi networking for whole home entertainment. The partnership sees Telefonica making a strategic equity investment in Quantenna which gives it access to the latest Quantenna technology for the deployment of high performance video services to the home.

Quantenna has the networking expertise to bridge this capability gap and allow high quality video to be deployed wirelessly to multiple devices around the home. Quantenna’s family of Full-11n 5GHz chipsets uses the company’s cost-optimized, third-generation 4×4 MIMO technology to deliver up to 600 Mbps of bandwidth. The chipsets enable manufacturers to build products for delivering IPTV and other video streaming and data distribution services throughout the home over a reliable, high-performance Wi-Fi connection.

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