Airgain Collaborates with Quantenna on New Wi-Fi 6 Reference Design

December 18, 2018

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 18, 2018--Airgain, Inc.  ( NASDAQ: AIRG ), a leading provider of advanced antenna technologies, enabling high performance wireless networking across a broad range of devices and markets, including connected home, enterprise, automotive, and Internet of Things (IoT), today announced the development of a Wi-Fi 6 reference design with Quantenna Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: QTNA), incorporating Airgain’s Wi-Fi 6 antenna solution and Quantenna’s high-performance Wi-Fi 6 chipset, the QSR10GU-AX PLUS.

“With the increases in RF system complexity that are needed to get the most performance out of Wi-Fi 6, system designers face much longer design cycles unless they can tap into existing RF integration expertise,” said Jacob Suen, senior vice president at Airgain. “This reference design puts Quantenna’s market-leading chipset, and Airgain’s Wi-Fi 6 antenna technology together with our combined know-how of how to get the best real-world performance out of the technology. It should be a win-win for early adopters who can leverage the reference design to get to market faster and with better system performance.”

The Quantenna-based reference design leverages Quantenna’s QSR10GU-AX PLUS chipset with adaptive MIMO capability, a unique feature that enables dynamic switching between 8x8 MIMO and dual 4x4 MIMO in the 5GHz band. This feature provides end users with the best possible MIMO configuration, tailored to each individual environment. The QSR10GU-AX PLUS also supports advanced MU-MIMO and SuperTx capabilities, providing significant performance gains with both legacy and new Wi-Fi 6 clients.

“With the explosion in the number of new Wi-Fi devices, and demanding applications such as online gaming and 4K video streaming, there is an increasing demand for higher bandwidth and superior network performance, both addressed by our advanced Wi-Fi 6 products,” said Shrinath Keskar, vice president, north America sales at Quantenna. “We have worked with the Airgain team on multiple reference designs and OTA performance for a long time. Their expertise in those areas, combined with their early adopter experience in Wi-Fi 6 antenna integration, made them the preferred choice for collaboration on this new design.”

Airgain’s latest innovations, including new Wi-Fi 6 connectivity solutions, will be on display during the 2019 International  Consumer Electronics Show  (CES), held January 8 th  through 11 th  in Las Vegas, NV. Contact Airgain at  info@airgain.com  to request a meeting to discuss our new technology offerings. Airgain will also be displaying the Antenna Plus product portfolio in the GetWireless booth #2409 in the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino.

Quantenna is showcasing a wide range of its latest innovations including Wi-Fi 6 products and solutions at CES. Please contact Quantenna at tradeshow@quantenna.com to schedule a private meeting.

About Airgain, Inc.

Airgain is a leading provider of advanced antenna technologies used to enable high performance wireless networking across a broad range of devices and markets, including connected home, enterprise, automotive, and Internet of Things (IoT). Combining design-led thinking with testing and development, Airgain works in partnership with the entire ecosystem, including carriers, chipset suppliers, OEMs, and ODMs. Airgain’s antennas are deployed in carrier, fleet, enterprise, residential, private, government, and public safety wireless networks and systems, including set-top boxes, access points, routers, modems, gateways, media adapters, portables, digital televisions, sensors, fleet, and asset tracking devices. Airgain is headquartered in San Diego, California, and maintains design and test centers in the U.S., U.K., and China. For more information, visit airgain.com, or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Airgain and the Airgain logo are registered trademarks of Airgain, Inc.

Forward-Looking Statements

Airgain cautions you that statements in this press release that are not a description of historical facts are forward-looking statements. These statements are based on the company’s current beliefs and expectations. These forward-looking statements include statements regarding the expected performance features of our new Wi-Fi 6 antenna technology and Quantenna’s market-leading chipset. The inclusion of forward-looking statements should not be regarded as a representation by Airgain that any of our plans will be achieved. Actual results may differ from those set forth in this press release due to the risk and uncertainties inherent in our business, including, without limitation: the market for our products is developing and may not develop as we expect; risks associated with the performance of our products; our products are subject to intense competition, and competitive pressures from existing and new companies may harm our business, sales, growth rates and market share; risks associated with quality and timing in manufacturing our products; and other risks described in our prior press releases and in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including under the heading “Risk Factors” in our Annual Report on Form 10-K and any subsequent filings with the SEC. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof, and we undertake no obligation to revise or update this press release to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement, which is made under the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.

About Quantenna Communications

Quantenna (NASDAQ: QTNA) is the global leader and innovator of high-performance Wi-Fi solutions. Founded in 2006, Quantenna has demonstrated its leadership in Wi-Fi technologies with many industry firsts. Quantenna continues to innovate with the mission to perfect Wi-Fi by establishing benchmarks for speed, range, efficiency and reliability. Quantenna takes a multidimensional approach, from silicon and system to software, and provides total Wi-Fi solutions. For more information, visit  www.quantenna.com.

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