Sprint certifies Telit module for its LTE Cat 1 network

June 15, 2017  - By
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Sprint has announced that Telit is to start commercial deliveries of its LE910C1-NSLTE Cat 1 module upon conclusion of Sprint certification, expected this month. The product is an embedded industrial Internet of Things (IoT) LTE module delivering up to 10 Mbps download and 5 Mbps upload speeds.

Because of pin-to-pin compatibility with both CDMA and EV-DO versions of Sprint certified xE910 modules, Telit integration support, powerful development tools and resources, the new Cat 1 module allows Sprint IoT customers to realize significant reduction in time to market and savings for both new projects as well as upgrades from 2G and 3G to LTE.

The module will primarily be used for IoT applications, enabling cellular data communication in devices used in warehouse management, remote monitoring and control, robotics, traffic control, logistic services, supply chain management, fleet management and telemedicine.

“We are excited to certify this module because Telit is a world-class leader in the IoT,” said Mo Nasser, director of product development and marketing at Sprint. “Having this module commercially available and Sprint certified allows us to expand the number of applications we can provide new customers and has the added benefit of simplifying migration of current IoT customers to LTE.”

The Telit LE910C1-NS single-mode module operates in multiple bands including LTE B2, B4, B5, B12, B25 and B26. Features include a high-speed USB 2.0 port, industrial operating temperature range (-40°C to +85°C) and advanced power-saving modes (3GPP Release 12).

“We’re certain that supplying Sprint customers with this module will open doors to numerous new application areas requiring the longevity and speeds of LTE with the reliability and coverage of the Sprint nationwide network,” said Manish Watwani, vice president of global product marketing at Telit. “We believe that our technology is cutting-edge, enabling Sprint to continue delivering world-class customer experience in the IoT space.”

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