Skywire 4G LTE CAT 1 for Verizon – Sierra Wireless

The patented NL-SW-LTE-S7618RD Skywire® modem is end-device certified and enables the fastest and most cost-effective time to market.

Created by a product company for product companies, the NL-SW-LTE-S7618RD is available with bundled data plans from Verizon. The modem is targeted for the United States and uses the latest 4G LTE CAT1 technology.

The NimbeLink team and NL-SW-LTE-S7618RD Skywire modem take the complexity out of designing and deploying cellular IoT solutions, and get you to market fast!”

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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
  • Firmware-Over-The-Air(FOTA) management through Sierra Wireless AirVantage
  • Extra wide input voltage range (3V-5.5V)
  • TLS stack included
  • Lower cost than LTE CAT 3-4 modems
  • Active Cell: ~480mA (Typical)
  • Normal: TBD
  • Sleep Mode: ~1.4 mA
  • Off: ~110uA
  • 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, 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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LabCall Case Study

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Lab-Call helps clinics and pharmacies protect refrigerated vaccines and other medications. The company was seeking a technology solution that would scale with Lab-Call’s aggressive growth plans and offered a fast time to market at an affordable price. NimbeLink delivered a solution that incorporated both temperature sensors and intelligent data processing to prevent false alarms, and send out alerts when necessary.

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