Canal+ and Quantenna Collaborate on End-to-End Wireless Video Distribution Solution

Quantenna QSR1000 and QSR2000 Enables Best-in-Class Video Over Wi-Fi

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ISSY-LES-MOULINEAUX, France and SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Quantenna Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq:QTNA), the innovator and global leader of high performance Wi-Fi solutions, and Canal+, the largest pay-TV group in France and the leader in the publishing and distribution of premium and thematic channels, today announced a partnership on Canal+’s two new platforms, the G9 and G9-mini, based on Quantenna’s QSR1000 and QSR2000 chipsets.

The newly announced Canal+ satellite set-top box (STB) “G9” integrates Quantenna’s QSR1000 based 802.11ac 4x4 solution to redistribute HD video to its companion “G9-mini” wireless Over-The-Top (OTT) STB. The G9-mini integrates Quantenna’s 2x4 dual-band 802.11ac/11n QSR2000 chipset for a complete Quantenna based in-home wireless distribution system.  With this combination of Quantenna chipsets, Canal+ takes in-home wireless services to the highest levels of Wi-Fi performance.

“Quantenna is extremely proud to have worked with Canal+ to deliver a superior solution for 4K wireless video distribution using our award winning single-band 802.11ac and dual-band 802.11ac/11n solutions,” said David Carroll, senior vice president of worldwide sales at Quantenna. “We are looking forward to a very successful deployment and having Canal+ customers experience exceptional 4K video using ultra-high performance Wi-Fi.”

“Wi-Fi has become the primary medium to deliver high quality video services to multiple devices simultaneously throughout the home.  Having a reliable, high capacity Wi-Fi network is crucial for customers.” said Philippe Rivas, CTO Distribution at Canal+. “Quantenna’s superior Wi-Fi solution with advanced Quality of Service (QoS) for video applications helps us enable high quality video services with unparalleled customer satisfaction.”

About Quantenna
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 into the market. 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, system to software, to assess Wi-Fi networks and provides total solutions for service providers worldwide. For more information, visit

About Canal+
CANAL+ Group is the leading pay-TV group in France, ranking first both for its premium-content networks with the generalist channel CANAL+ and associated channels, and its themed networks. It is also the top multi-channel platform and distributor for pay-TV offerings in France. CANAL+ Group has a high international profile, with a presence in pay-TV in Africa, Poland and Vietnam. Overall, CANAL+ Group has over 14 million subscribers worldwide. A free-to-air TV operator with three national channels, including France fifth highest rating channel, C8, and in-house advertising sales division CANAL+ REGIE, the Group is also a benchmark player in commercial TV. Through its subsidiary STUDIOCANAL, CANAL+ Group is the European leader in production and distribution of feature films and TV series.

Group CANAL+ is fully-owned by Vivendi, a global media and content production and distribution group.


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