LTE IoT modules for North America and Europe expand Telit 4G portfolio

Telit has announced five new LTE IoT modules, one category 4 (CAT-4)  and four category 1 (CAT-1), the new IoT focused standard, that includes three North American and one European models.

These new LTE products expand the 4G portfolio led by the LE866-SV1, launched as the industry’s smallest dual-band, single-mode LTE CAT-1 offering at 15x25mm. Developed for use with North American wireless network carriers, the LE866-SV1, LE910-SV1, LE910-NA1, and the LE910-EU1 for Europe all leverage existing LTE technology aligned with carriers’ plans to support the CAT-1 standard in their respective markets. The LE910-SV V2 is a carrier-approved single mode CAT-4 high bandwidth module introduced for applications requiring high-speed data without the need for fallback to 3 or 2G.

Customer designs based on these modules can be easily migrated to CAT-0/M when that standard becomes available and certified by operators. Commercial availability of the CAT-1 products is planned for early 2016, in alignment with the roll out service by carriers.

Three of the CAT-1 and the CAT-4 LTE IoT modules will be available in the popular xE910 form factor, Telit’s most versatile and comprehensive product family and the other in the xE866 which also includes 2 and 3G drop-in compatible variants. All developed on the company’s tradition of providing broad pin-to-pin compatibility between IoT modules.

The xE910 family is the only uniform form factors in the market to include the full range of cellular technologies (GPRS, UMTS, HSPA, CDMA and LTE CAT-x) in a wide variety of regional band configurations and operator certifications. Adding CAT-1 to the xE910 family roadmap paves the way for developers and integrators to leverage not only the standard’s current capabilities but also the evolution of technologies that enhance LTE communication such as MTC, IPv6, and VoLTE (Voice-Over-LTE – LE910 only).

Felix Marchal, chief product officer, Telit
Felix Marchal, chief product officer, Telit

“The wait is over for large scale adoption of LTE for IoT. North American MNOs have taken a leadership role rolling out CAT-1 with Europe right in sequence and Telit will be ready when they launch CAT-1 LTE service for IoT. As the industry leader with the widest portfolio in IoT modules including LTE sub-compact and ultra-compact form factors plus data cards such as the new M.2 standard, developers and integrators continue to benefit from the industry’s longest history of customer partnership and reliability in pure play-M2M/IoT, ” said Felix Marchal, Telit’s chief product officer.

“Telit is uniquely positioned in the market to help our customers react quickly to opportunities, leverage their designs, and expand into other regions with a simple drop in replacement module from the same family.  And now with CAT-1 fully compatible with the next generation IoT modules for CAT-0/M there is no reason for developers to continue waiting.  Design now, deploy the efficient CAT-1 solution and update to CAT-0/M later without redevelopment or retooling,” concluded Felix Marchal.

Engineered to exceed a wide range of application requirements, the Telit CAT-1 LTE IoT modules are easy to pair with a Telit GNSS module for an out-of-the-box position aware IoT solution for tracking, navigation and surveillance. Backed by Telit’s best-in-class products, services and global support options, the CAT-1 LTE IoT modules add permanence to existing 4G deployments and provide new adopters a reduced risk, time-to-market entry into the expanding IoT marketspace. The new series reaffirms Telit’s commitment to removing the risk, complexity and cost barriers from sustainable IoT adoption.

Comment on this article below or via Twitter: @IoTNow_ OR @jcIoTnow


Building an intelligent IoT with edge fabric

Posted on: August 18, 2022

As the popularity of Edge technology and smart devices increases, we see that there is no bar when it comes to the quantity of data that companies can use to improve their decision-making process. Contrary to this opportunity, many organisations still limit the quality, variety, and extent of data that they can make use of

Read more

MQTT X CLI makes its debut executing MQTT operations has never been easier

Posted on: August 18, 2022

Morgan Hill, CA – EMQ, a global provider of open-source IoT data infrastructure solutions, this week announced the release of MQTT X v1.8.0 to the general public. This release carries significant improvements and strives to enable IoT developers to execute MQTT operations easily and quickly. Additionally, MQTT X v1.8.0 introduces two powerful tools aimed to

Read more

9 IoT applications that will change everything

Posted on: September 1, 2021

Whether you are a future-minded CEO, tech-driven CEO or IT leader, you’ve come across the term IoT before. It’s often used alongside superlatives regarding how it will revolutionize the way you work, play, and live. But is it just another buzzword, or is it the as-promised technological holy grail? The truth is that Internet of

Read more

Which IoT Platform 2021? IoT Now Enterprise Buyers’ Guide

Posted on: August 30, 2021

There are several different parts in a complete IoT solution, all of which must work together to get the result needed, write IoT Now Enterprise Buyers’ Guide – Which IoT Platform 2021? authors Robin Duke-Woolley, the CEO and Bill Ingle, a senior analyst, at Beecham Research. Figure 1 shows these parts and, although not all

Read more

CAT-M1 vs NB-IoT – examining the real differences

Posted on: June 21, 2021

As industry players look to provide the next generation of IoT connectivity, two different standards have emerged under release 13 of 3GPP – CAT-M1 and NB-IoT.

Read more

IoT and home automation: What does the future hold?

Posted on: June 10, 2020

Once a dream, home automation using iot is slowly but steadily becoming a part of daily lives around the world. In fact, it is believed that the global market for smart home automation will reach $40 billion by 2020.

Read more

5 challenges still facing the Internet of Things

Posted on: June 3, 2020

The Internet of Things (IoT) has quickly become a huge part of how people live, communicate and do business. All around the world, web-enabled devices are turning our world into a more switched-on place to live.

Read more

What is IoT?

Posted on: July 7, 2019

What is IoT Data as a new oil IoT connectivity What is IoT video So what’s IoT? The phrase ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) is officially everywhere. It constantly shows up in my Google news feed, the weekend tech supplements are waxing lyrical about it and the volume of marketing emails I receive advertising ‘smart, connected

Read more
IoT Newsletter

Join the IoT Now online community for FREE, to receive: Exclusive offers for entry to all the IoT events that matter, round the world

Free access to a huge selection of the latest IoT analyst reports and industry whitepapers

The latest IoT news, as it breaks, to your inbox