Skywire 4G LTE CAT 1 Embedded Modem for Verizon – Gemalto

NimbeLink, a global leader in embedded cellular modem technology and asset tracking solutions, has introduced the patented Skywire® LTE CAT 1 embedded modem based on the Gemalto module. Like all modems in the Skywire family, this one is end-device certified and compatible with a variety of NimbeLink development kits, adapters, and microprocessor capes. This modem is designed for deployment within the U.S. on the Verizon LTE network.

All Skywire modems are small, pin-compatible, and end-device certified, which enables easy integration with no further carrier testing requirements. This time-to-market advantage allows developers to quickly design-in connectivity to cellular networks around the world. All Skywire modems are patented and are backed by industry leading documentation and expert-level product support.

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  • Verizon LTE CAT 1 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
  • FCC certified and Verizon ODI
  • Onboard TLS stack
  • Lower power and price than LTE CAT3-4 solutions
  • Throughput: 10Mbps download/5Mbps upload
  • Average Power: 156 mA
  • Peak: 700 mA
  • Idle: 48 mA
  • Sleep: 8.6 mA
  • 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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LTE B4 [1700], B13 [700]


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

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Comprehensive Support Services

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ATEK Case Study

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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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