NimbeLink, a global leader in embedded cellular modem technology and asset tracking solutions, introduced NL-SW-LTE-SVM20, the Skywire® LTE-M embedded modem in January 2017, becoming the first modem to be end-device certified on the Verizon 4G LTE Network. The NL-SW-LTE-SVM20 is a low-power low-cost Skywire® modem that features a U.FL port for antenna flexibility and is pin-compatible, enabling future-proof migration to new technologies.

All NimbeLink Skywire embedded 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 NimbeLink Skywire embedded modems are patented and are backed by industry-leading documentation and expert-level product support.

NL-SW-LTE-SVM20 Features

  • Verizon LTE-M network
  • Carrier certification complete, no additional work required
  • Removable SIM card slot
  • Antenna independent certification increases selection flexibility
  • Connectivity via Serial UART or USB
  • Supports a wide range of I/O voltages for design flexibility
  • Development kits available
  • Skywire standard interface


  • Lower power & lower cost than LTE Cat 1-4 and 3G technologies
  • Pricing comparable to other LPWAN technologies
  • Easy to integrate – pin-compatible with all Skywire modems

Tech Specs

  • Throughput: 375Kbps Download/375Kbps Upload
  • Active Cell: 183mA
  • Average: 96 mA
  • Peak: 500 mA
  • Idle: 19 mA
  • Sleep: 5.8 uA
  • Input Voltage: 3.1V-4.5V
  • I/O Voltage: 1.65V-5.5V
  • Temperature Range: -40º to 85ºC
  • Dimensions: 29mm x 33mm x 10.4mm
  • RoHS compliant
  • Deployable Region: USA
  • Carriers: Verizon
  • Bands:
    • LTE-M (LTE B4[1700], B13 [700])
  • Certifications: Verizon ODI Certification, FCC Certification, and ROHS Certificate of Compliance

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