3G Global HSPA+ Embedded Modem

The patented Skywire® Embedded 3G GSM modem is a member of the Skywire family of plug-in cellular products. With bands that support EMEA, North America, South America and Asia, this modem is a globally deployable 3G GSM modem. Supports HSPA+ and includes a Micro-SIM card slot that can accommodate Micro-SIM form factor SIM cards from any carrier.

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  • 3G GSM/GPRS/HSPA+ modem
  • Onboard GPS & GLONASS receiver for satellite location services
  • 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
  • Global certifications
  • Onboard GPS & GLONASS Receiver for satellite location services
  • Migration path to LTE
  • Bundled data plans available
  • Throughput: 21Mbps Download/5.76Mbps Upload
  • Active Cell: 228 mA
  • Average Power: 110 mA
  • Idle: 19 mA
  • Low Power: 7.9 mA
  • Off: 2.6 mA
  • Input Voltage: 3.5V-4.3V
  • I/O Voltage: 1.65V-5.5V
  • Temperature Range: -40º to 85ºC
  • Dimensions: 29mm x 33mm x 10.5mm
  • RoHS Compliant

Deployable Region



AT&T, Rogers, Telus, T-Mobile


B1[2100], B2[1900], B4[1700], B5[850], B8[900]

GSM850/900, DCS1800, PCS1900


Skywire cellular modems are the fastest way to get cellular connectivity.

Development Kits

Simplify cellular modem connectivity and prototyping.

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Cellular Data Plans

NimbeLink’s data plans utilize most reliable cellular networks.

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Comprehensive Support Services

As a NimbeLink customer, you have access to cellular specialists.

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ATEK Case Study

See How Our Customers Use Skywire

ATEK makes remote monitoring solutions for a wide variety of industrial applications. The company needed a cost-effective, cellular-enabled device to monitor and alert when mission critical industrial fuel filters needed replacing. NimbeLink developed a solution that is flexible enough to deal with differences between fuels and lubricants, pressure variations related to temperature, and the effect of different…

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Skywire® modem, HSPA+, GPS, global connectivity, Firmware 12.00.006


Skywire® development kit includes baseboard, antenna, power supply, SIM cards, and debug cables. (Doesn't include Skywire modem)

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