AirTies and Quantenna Announced First 4x4 WLAN Retail Dual-Band Concurrent Access Point


ISTANBUL and FREMONT, Calif., March 5, 2013 -- AirTies Wireless Networks, a leading supplier of advanced technology to the Broadcast and Broadband industry, and Quantenna Communications, Inc., the leader in ultra-reliable Wi-Fi video networking for whole-home entertainment, announced today the availability of the Air 4742 Dual-Band Concurrent Video Streamer from AirTies. The Air 4742 is a 4x4 WLAN retail open access point that delivers reliable video.

The Air 4742 is an industry leading integrated, high-speed 4x4 WLAN dual-band concurrent video streaming router. It utilizes Quantenna 4x4 MIMO 802.11 to deliver unprecedented wireless performance for real-time video distribution and data transmission. Equipped with a DLNA media server, the Air 4742 accommodates legacy wireless devices on 2.4GHz while streaming high-speed video on 5GHz to third party clients such as tablets and smart phones.

“We are excited to be bringing carrier grade performance to an open access point that interoperates with clients such as tablets and smart phones. Quantenna solutions have unchallenged performance when it comes to offering the best whole home wireless coverage,” remarks Bulent Celebi, Executive Chairman of AirTies. “We have deployed Quantenna solution to leading service providers and now we are pleased to offer it through retail. They passed interoperability requirements with all third party chipsets integrated in tablets, smart phones or laptops. Coupled with AirTies’ unique features of, easy set up, interference avoidance, and traffic prioritization point, the Air 4742 offers unique user experience for video streaming as well as surfing the web for data.”

Quantenna standard-based 802.11n and 802.11ac Wi-Fi products solve today’s home networking challenges, of delivering ultra-reliable, high-speed wireless coverage throughout the whole home. This will enable ease of installation for multi-room TV services which are becoming very important to users. Quantenna solutions help remove the cost and complexity associated with the installation of the multi-room service. In addition, only Quantenna has the Wi-Fi video grade performance architecture to deliver a wired-like user experience over wireless networks in the most demanding environments.

“We are pleased to have our solutions deployed now in retail as an open access router. AirTies is a great partner to do so as they bring unique features to the router,” said Dr. Sam Heidari, CEO of Quantenna. “Consumers more than ever are demanding the coverage and grade previously available only on carrier products. The dominance of the video traffic consumed in the home is helping users appreciate our solutions. Quantenna and AirtTies added features allow the efficient use of the bandwidth while always protecting the quality of the video. Our relationship with AirTies is strong and we look forward to continue this relationship with our next generation 802.11ac chipsets.”.

About AirTies

AirTies was founded in 2004 by a senior management and technical team from Silicon Valley, with the strategic intent to become the market leader for the wirelessly connected home. AirTies designs and develops its own software and hardware, wirelessly streaming high definition video to multiple rooms and screens. The comprehensive product portfolio includes broadband Internet devices and Internet based television set top boxes. Its world awarded technology enables seamless wireless integration at the touch of a button, as well as 100% internet wireless coverage in homes. AirTies has an installed base of over 8 million worldwide. More information is available at www.airties.com

About Quantenna Communications, Inc.

Quantenna Communications, Inc. is a fabless semiconductor company developing standards-based 802.11n and 802.11ac MIMO chipsets that deliver the highest levels of performance, speed and reliability for wireless networks and devices. Headquartered in Fremont, Calif., Quantenna has assembled a management and engineering team with a long track record of start-up success, and is backed by leading venture capital firms, including Sequoia Capital, Venrock, Sigma Partners, Southern Cross Venture Partners, DAG Ventures, Rusnano, Swisscom Ventures, Grazia Equity, and Telefónica Digital. For additional information, www.quantenna.com.


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