Verizon approves use of MultiTech MultiConnect microCell USB cellular modem on its network

Multi-Tech Systems, Inc., a global supplier of M2M and IoT communication solutions, reports that its MultiConnect microCell LTE Category 1 USB cellular modem with dual-carrier capability has been approved for use on the Verizon network.

The MultiConnect microCell is part of the comprehensive MultiTech portfolio of cellular connectivity products optimised for the Industrial Internet of Things. Easy to install and configure through AT commands, the MultiConnect microCell is ideal for failover, out-of-band management or as primary internet connection over cellular networks. The MultiConnect microCell can connect any intelligent appliance, and is powered through the USB interface.

A compact communication platform, the MultiConnect microCell provides LTE Category 1 cellular capabilities with optional 3G fallback for fixed and mobile applications. It is ideal for use in settings such as remotely monitoring solar micro-inverters, power generators, tanks, pipelines, meters, pumps and valves in any energy, utility, or industrial application. The MultiConnect microCell has also been successfully qualified by professionals in vending and renewable energy systems.

“This approval makes it easier for customers preferring a choice of carriers in order to ensure the best available connection wherever they deploy across the U.S.,” says Paul Elko, senior product marketing manager at MultiTech . “Now they can program the microCell for either AT&T or Verizon, realising the benefit of dual carrier support for improved coverage ubiquity.”

MultiTech designs, develops and manufactures communications solutions for the Industrial Internet of Things – connecting physical assets to business processes to deliver enhanced value.

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