Skywire 4G LTE CAT 1 Verizon – Gemalto

Based on the Gemalto LTE CAT 1 module, the patented Skywire® 4G LTE CAT 1 embedded modem is the first LTE CAT 1 modem with FCC and end-device-certification on Verizon eliminating the cost and delay and helps speed products to market.

Like all modems in the patented NimbeLink’s Skywire family, the LTE CAT 1 modem is the smallest in the industry and is compatible with a variety of NimbeLink development kits, adapters, and microprocessor capes, allowing fast, easy integration of cellular connectivity into new and existing products. It also shares the Skywire standard interface with all other modems in the Skywire family, ensuring long product life.

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  • Verizon LTE CAT1 network
  • 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
  • Verizon LTE CAT1 network
  • Onboard TLS stack
  • Lower power and price than LTE CAT3-4 solutions
  • Throughput: 10Mbps download/5Mbps upload
  • Active Cell: 616 mA
  • Average Power: 156 mA
  • Idle Power: 48 mA
  • Low Power: 8.6 mA
  • Off: ~44 uA
  • Input Voltage: 3V-5.5V
  • I/O Voltage: 1.65V-5.5V
  • Temperature Range: -40º to 85ºC
  • Dimensions: 29mm x 33mm x 10.5mm
  • RoHS compliant

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LTEB4, B13


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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