NimbeLink Low Power Global Skywire Modem Receives Verizon Certification

NimbeLink’s NL-SW-LTE-QBG96 Skywire modem has been officially approved through Verizon’s Open Development certification process.

Plymouth, MN, August 8, 2018 – NimbeLink, the world’s leading provider of cellular IoT technology, solutions and services, today announced that Verizon has officially
certified NL-SW-LTE-QBG96 Skywire embedded modem. Customers can now buy and utilize the device to get their products to market fast and better support their business needs.

“Gaining the end-device Verizon certification is an important and differentiating component of our product offerings,” says Kurt Larson, Co-Founder and CTO of NimbeLink. “Not only is the modem end-device Verizon certified, it has a small form-factor, uses LTE-M/NB-IoT with fallback to 2G, and it will help get our customers to market fast.”


  • No additional carrier certification required
  • Small form-factor
  • Skywire interface
  • Flexible Antenna Options
  • USB & UART serial interfaces
  • eSIM


  • Supports eDRX & PSM
  • RoHS compliant
  • Global LTE coverage with 2G fallback
  • Low power & low cost
  • GPS, GLONASS, Beidou/Compass, Galileo, QZSS


The Skywire NL-SW-LTE-QBG96 is available for order now with optional bundled data plans. For more information on the NL-SW-LTE-QBG96, please visit –

About Skywire Embedded Modems

Like other modems in the NimbeLink’s Skywire family, the NL-SW-LTE-QBG96 leverages a variety of NimbeLink development kits, adapters, and microprocessor capes, allowing fast, easy integration into new and existing products.

All embedded Skywire modems share a similar interface, allowing easy migration to new technologies or carriers. This standard interface enables developers to interchange modems to meet multiple geographic and carrier demands with a single HW design. This design flexibility provides future proofing to easily take advantage of new cellular technology when it becomes available. For more information on this and other Skywire modems go to

About NimbeLink
NimbeLink is the world’s-leading developer of cellular-based IoT solutions. The company makes carrier-certified embedded modems and asset-tracking solutions that are created and deployed right the first time, significantly reducing costs and time to market. For more information, please call 612.285.3433, send us a message at or visit