Skywire® 4G LTE CAT 3 Embedded Modem


The Skywire® 4G LTE CAT 3 embedded modem leverages Category 3 technology and supports LTE, HSPA+, and UMTS communication, minimizing costs of hardware and network access. This modem delivers 100Mbps download and 50Mbps upload, and features a U.FL port for antenna flexibility.

Skywire embedded modems dramatically reduce the cost, risks and timelines of IoT product development. With known-good RF engineering and fully validated software, Skywire allows you to focus on your application and not engineering cellular radios. Standardized connectivity gives you flexibility to update and alternate radios for new geographies, carriers and technologies. Further, our embedded modems are “End-Device Certified”, meaning your end-product will not need to go through the complex process of carrier certification. This is critical for the first release of your product and each iteration as you obtain market feedback. Skywire modems significantly reduce time-to-market and are ideal for product development through large-scale production. All Skywire modems are patented and backed by industry leading documentation and expert-level product support.

The NL-SW-LTE-TSVG(-B), NL-SW-LTE-TNAG(-B) and NL-SW-LTE-TEUG Skywire® modem is end of life. It is not recommended for new design (NRND).

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  • Skywire Form-Factor
  • 4G LTE CAT 3
  • All RF Engineering contained within the modem
  • Carrier End-Device certified
  • Removable SIM card slot
  • GNSS Support for GPS, Glonass, Beidou, Galileo, and QZSS
  • U.FL port for antenna flexibility
  • Direct module access via Serial UART or USB
  • Multi-carrier support on a single device
  • Skywire family pin compatibility
  • RoHS compliant
  • Development kits available
  • Faster speeds than LTE CAT1, LTE-M, NB-IoT, 3G, and 2G technologies
  • Region and carrier specific models for most regions
  • Internal GPS & GLONASS receiver for satellite location services
  • Data plans available
  • Throughput: 100Mbps Download/ 50Mbps Upload
  • Average: 250 mA
  • Peak: 590 mA
  • Idle: 40 mA
  • Sleep: N/A
  • I/O Voltage: 1.65V-5.5V
  • Temperature Range: -40º to 85ºC
  • Dimensions: 29mm x 33mm x 10.5mm
  • RoHS Compliant

Deployable Region

North America


AT&T, Rogers, Verizon


TSVG LTE: B4[1700], B13[700] | TNAG LTE: B2[1900], B4 [1700], B5[850], B17[700]

TNAG: B2[1900], B5[850]

TNAG: GSM850, 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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Firebolt Case Study

See How Our Customers Use Skywire

Cooler TV is a true out-of-the-box solution that is easily deployed and can simply be rolled into liquor stores and turned on. The unit delivers video that can be deployed from a central location and is powered by a NimbeLink’s Skywire modem which incorporates a Telit CAT 3 LE910 module.

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LTE without Fallback, GPS, GLONASS, Verizon, Firmware 17.01.573



Skywire modem, LTE CAT3, GPS, GLONASS, Verizon, Firmware 17.01.571



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Skywire modem, LTE CAT3, GPS, GLONASS, AT&T, Firmware 17.00.503



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Skywire development kit version 2 includes baseboard, antenna, power supply, AT&T SIM card, and debug cables. (Does not include Skywire modem.)

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SIM card, Verizon, 3FF, Commercial Temp range

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SIM card, Verizon, 3FF, Industrial Temp range

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SIM card, Tri-cut, 2/3/4FF, AT&T, 4G LTE, Commercial Temp range

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SIM card, Tri-cut, 2/3/4FF, Verizon, 4G LTE, Commercial Temp range

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