New module facilitates rapid, cost-effective upgrade from 2G/3G connections and addresses new use cases in major IoT segments
Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), on April 8, 2017, announced that its module ME910C1-NV is the first LTE Category M1 (Cat M1) module based on Qualcomm Technologies’ MDM9206 global multimode modem to receive Verizon certification for operation on America’s largest, most reliable 4G LTE network. IoT integrators are now able to take advantage of the performance and longevity of Verizon’s new LTE Cat M1 network for the IoT.
“It’s rewarding to reach a new milestone in our working relationship with Qualcomm Technologies and Verizon – one where all companies are committed to stay at the forefront of advancing the IoT,” said Manish Watwani, Vice President Global Product Marketing, Telit. “As the first Verizon-certified LTE Cat M1 module supplier to offer the industry-leading MDM9206 LTE modem from Qualcomm Technologies, Telit looks forward to allowing IoT devices and applications to benefit from the cost-effectiveness, coverage, and the advanced security capabilities of LTE Cat M1.”
Qualcomm Technologies’ global multimode LTE Cat M1/NB1 modems are fundamental to the network rollout planned by Verizon, and Telit has been working closely with both companies to ensure the timely availability of its module. The MDM9206 modem and Telit ME910C1-NV will natively support Verizon’s ThingSpace platform, the operator’s Web-based developer platform designed to accelerate an innovative digital ecosystem of smart devices for the IoT segment. The ME910C1-NV also features optional quad-constellation GNSS support and optimized power consumption capabilities.
The ME910C1-NV module is a member of Telit’s best-selling xE910 family and can easily be applied as a drop-in replacement in existing devices based on the family’s modules for 2G, 3G and the various categories of LTE. With the company’s design-once-use-anywhere philosophy, developers can cut costs and development time by simply designing around the xE910 LGA common form factor, giving them the freedom to deploy technologies best suited for the application’s environment.
Industries that demand lower costs, security and extended product lifecycles now have more options with the Telit ME910C1-NV. The combination of LTE Cat M1 technology with the built-in feature set of the ME910C1-NV makes this module an ideal solution for new applications in vertical segments such as smart energy and metering, asset tracking, retail point of sale, security and surveillance, industrial control and automation, smart home, and smart buildings.
For more information about the Telit portfolio of wireless Cat M1/NB1 modules, visit, www.info.telit.com/nbiot