HOD HASHARON, Israel, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Altair Semiconductor, a leading provider of LTE chipsets, today announced that it has been selected by WM Systems, a leading M2M (machine-to-machine) manufacturer, to power its new M2M Pro 3 450MHz LTE® router.
"We are pleased to roll out our new product, one of the first 450MHz LTE devices for the M2M market," said Bela Kormos, CEO of WM Systems. "When evaluating chipset partners, Altair offered the most mature and power-efficient 450MHz LTE solution."
The 450MHz band features excellent propagation characteristics, making it an attractive, low-CAPEX spectrum band for M2M and IoT applications.
"LTE operated in the 450MHz band is gaining strong momentum, offering a future-proof and more efficient alternative to legacy CDMA450 technology currently in use," said Eran Eshed, Co-Founder and Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at Altair. "We view 450MHz as a growing market opportunity and are uniquely positioned to address customer needs in all product categories supporting this band."
Altair is also an active member of the 450 MHz Alliance, a global organization dedicated to advancing the 450 MHz band worldwide.
About Altair Semiconductor
Altair Semiconductor is a leading provider of single-mode LTE chipsets. Altair's portfolio covers the complete spectrum of cellular 4G market needs, from supercharged video-centric applications all the way to ultra-low power, low cost IoT and M2M. Altair has shipped millions of LTE chipsets to date, commercially deployed on the world's most advanced LTE networks including Verizon Wireless, AT&T and Softbank. The company's customer roster includes some of the world's leading OEMs and ODMs, including Hewlett-Packard, ASUS and D-Link, and most Asian ODM LTE product developers. For more information, visit http://www.altair-semi.com. Follow Altair on Twitter: @AltairSemi
About M2M WM Systems LLC.
M2M WM Systems LLC. was established in August, 2002 in Budapest, Hungary. The company's activities focus on the M2M (machine-to-machine) industry, serving partners with data transmission solutions built for mobile and internet operators. WM Systems develops its own hardware and software, creating M2M-based product families with the central communication and data collection M2M-server platform. It offers complete solutions for clients and prospective partners with applications for the Security, Telemetry, Metering and Monitoring fields. For more information, please visit http://www.m2mserver.com
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