New Sequans LTE for IoT Module certified by AT&T

Sequans Communications S.A. has announced that its newest EZLinkLTE module, the US60L, has been certified to operate on AT&T’s 4G LTE network, having achieved technical acceptance (TA) from AT&T’s Network Ready Lab.

At the heart of the module is Sequans’ IoT-optimised, LTE Cat 4-capable chipset, Colibri, along with memory, power management and a complete RF front-end, all in a single, affordable, compact, surface-mount package.

“The new US60L module, now certified on AT&T’s network, is the first in a family of pin-compatible Sequans modules designed for the US LTE market,” said Craig Miller, Sequans VP of marketing, “We’re confident it will be of great value to IoT device designers in several vertical markets as it is an ideal solution for applications in areas including telematics, security, and surveillance, to name a few. It provides an all-in-one connectivity solution that comes pre-integrated and pre-certified, significantly reducing time to market for device makers.”

AT&T’s Network Ready Lab program ensures that a module receiving AT&T’s technical acceptance meets AT&T’s performance, interoperability and feature requirements, and that it is approved to operate on AT&T’s 4G LTE network. The US60L module, certified by AT&T on LTE bands 2, 4, 5 and 12, is based on Sequans’ Colibri LTE chipset platform that was ADAPT verified by AT&T late last year. The module is manufactured by Wistron NeWeb Corporation, a longtime partner of Sequans.

Cameron Coursey, VP of product development for AT&T’s IoT Solutions Group, said, “This is a great offer for AT&T and its IoT customers: an affordable, IoT-ready, AT&T-certified, LTE-only module. It makes the AT&T network even more accessible to a range of IoT applications, and we’re excited to see innovative companies like Sequans lead the ecosystem in this important direction.”

The US60L module is based on Sequans’ Colibri LTE chipset platform and is a member of Sequans’ StreamliteLTE™ family of LTE for IoT products, providing an extremely cost-effective solution for a wide range of M2M modules and devices requiring higher throughput, as well as for consumer tablets, mobile PCs, and home and mobile routers.

Sequans EZLinkLTE US60L module features:

  • Based on Sequans’ Colibri LTE chipset platform
  1. 3GPP Release 10/11 compliant
  2. Up to LTE UE Category 4 throughput (150 Mbps DL)
  3. Fully integrated on-modem VoLTE capable
  4. Available support for eMBMS and location services
  • Support as certified for LTE bands 2,4,5 and 12 (pin-compatible variant adds support for bands 13 and 17)
  • PTCRB compliant
  • Embedded OMA-DM
  • Supports most leading OS options
  • IoT-friendly interfaces
  • 31.5 x 22 x 1.92 mm LGA package

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

RECENT ARTICLES

Nordic-powered Apple HomeKit with Thread smart air purifier captures and analyses air quality data

Posted on: September 28, 2022

Oslo, Norway – Connected appliances manufacturer, Sleekpoint Innovations, has released the ‘Purelle (AP2)’ under its Airversa brand, which specialises in creating air treatment products that improve the quality of the air we breathe. The smart air purifier takes advantage of Apple HomeKit with Thread Accessory Protocol.

Read more

IoT interoperability – Living the dream

Posted on: September 28, 2022

With the arrival of cost-effective Satellite IoT (SatIoT), Systems Integrators are rushing to meet the huge pent-up demand for global solutions that allow asset tracking across the 85% of the planet not covered by cellular networks. They are building fully connected IoT solutions, where mobile assets can be tracked as they move, connecting to an

Read more
FEATURED IoT STORIES

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