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Altair and The Internet of Everything

The “Internet of Everything” (IoE) has held promise for the past several years. However, the combination of high device and service cost, and low service value has kept it from becoming a reality.

Legacy 3G technologies and networks have failed to meet the necessary requirements to make IoE become a reality.

4G LTE is already demonstrating the potential for changing this paradigm by providing high performance, affordable broadband mobility to the masses.  Innovative LTE carriers offer large or flat ‘all you can eat’ data plans, shared across multiple devices under a single subscription. And LTE subscribers have gotten used to expect multi-Mbps links on the go – just as they do at home or in the office.

The only thing that hasn’t changed is the high cost of adding cellular connectivity to devices.

Altair is changing that.

By offering LTE-only semiconductor solutions, unhampered by the high cost of 3G silicon, bill-of-materials and patent royalties, Altair is disrupting the ecosystem and enabling, for the first time, the introduction of connected devices at a marginally higher cost than WiFi-only devices.

Incumbent cellular chip suppliers have a strong financial interest in prolonging the life of 3G. But the world’s largest carriers have come to understand the value and cost benefits that Altair’s 100% LTE chipsets bring, causing the landscape to quickly and profoundly start changing.

The transition from 3G to 4G LTE is happening. Altair is the catalyst for a real disruption in the market.

Altair Highlights:

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    Altair has shipped the largest number of chipsets into single mode LTE devices of any competing supplier.
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    Altair’s products are designed and deployed in more than 80 different end-products globally.
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    Altair has been qualified by the world’s top LTE carriers, including Verizon Wireless and many others.
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    Altair is backed by a list of prominent venture capital investors and has raised more than $100M in capital to date.

PRESS RELEASE

Nov 17, 2014
ASUS Selects Altair Semiconductor for New ‘Always Connected’ LTE Chromebook

4G LTE Enables Faster Cloud-Based Computing With Continuous Internet Connection HOD HASHARON, ISRAEL – November 17, 2014 – Altair Semiconductor (www.altair-semi.com), the world’s leading developer of high-performance, single-mode LTE chipsets, today announced that ASUS, a worldwide top-three…

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BLOG POST

Aug 14, 2014
LTE-A has arrived

According to a new ABI Research report, LTE subscriptions will grow to 411 million (4G LTE) and 22 million (4.5G LTE-Advanced) by the end of 2014. No less than 45 LTE-A networks will have been…

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NEWS

Nov 19, 2014
SanDisk Expands its Commitment to the ‘Connected Device’ Market with a Strategic Investment in Altair Semiconductor

SanDisk Ventures Invests in the Leading Developer of High-Performance, Single-Mode LTE Chipsets MILPITAS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, today announced that the company’s venture arm, SanDisk Ventures, has invested…

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