NimbeLink, a global leader in embedded cellular modem technology and asset tracking solutions, has introduced the Skywire NL-SW-LTE-QBG95 embedded modem. This new Skywire modem offers LTE-M (CAT M1) and NB-IoT (NB1, NB2) connectivity for global applications with fallback to 2G, at lower power than the BG96 processor. It utilizes the Qualcomm 9205 chipset and Quectel BG95-M3 module. The modem also includes an integrated GPS/GNSS radio. The NL-SW-LTE-QBG95 is compatible with many of the world’s LTE-M and NB-IoT networks.

All Skywire modems are small, pin-compatible, and end-device certified, which enables easy integration with no further carrier testing requirements. This time-to-market advantage allows developers to quickly design-in connectivity to cellular networks around the world. All Skywire modems are patented and are backed by industry-leading documentation and expert-level product support.


Features

  • No carrier certification required
  • Small form-factor
  • Skywire Standard Interface
  • Flexible antenna options
  • USB & UART serial interfaces
  • Verizon soldered down SIM and Micro-SIM 3FF slot
  • Supports Power Save Mode and eDRX
  • RoHS compliant/Radio Equipment Directive

Advantages

  • Global LTE coverage with 2G fallback
  • Pin compatible with all Skywire modems
  • GNSS support for GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS
  • Global hardware compatibility
  • Dual-SIM support

Tech Specs

  • Throughput: LTE-M 589Kbps Download/1.2Mbps Upload | NB-IoT 136Kbps Download/150Kbps Upload
  • Active Cell: 230mA (LTE) | 415mA (GSM)
  • Average: TBD
  • Peak: TBD
  • Idle: TBD
  • Sleep: TBD
  • Supply Voltage: 2.5V-4.8V (3.8V nominal)
  • I/O Voltage: 1.65V-5.5V
  • Temperature Range: -40º to 85ºC
  • Dimensions: 29mm x 33mm x 10.5mm
  • RoHS compliant
  • Deployable Region: Global
  • Carriers: AT&T, Orange, Telstra, Telus, T-Mobile, Verizon, Vodafone, and more
  • Bands:
    • LTE-M/NB-IoT (LTE-FDD: B1[2100], B2[1900] B3[1800], B4[1700], B5[850], B8[900], B12[700], B13[700], B14[700], B17[700], B18[850], B19[850], B20[800], B25[1900], B26[850], B27[850], B28[700], B31[450], B66[1700], B71[600])
    • GSM, EDGE, GPRS (GSM850, EGSM900, DCS1800, PCS1900)

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