Skywire® 4G LTE CAT 4 North America Embedded Modem

sku: NL-SW-LTE-TC4NAG

The Skywire® 4G LTE CAT 4 NA embedded modem leverages Category 4 technology. This embeded modem is ideal for delivering fast, reliable cellular connectivity for products in North America. The modem supports GNSS, dual SIMs, a single SKU for North American carrier networks and onboard network stacks. This embeded modem is also capable of running on FirstNet and includes support for Band 14.

The NL-SW-LTE-TC4NAG is pin compatible with previous modems and is designed to replace the NimbeLink CAT 3 Skywires NL-SW-LTE-TNAG-X and NL-SW-LTE-TSVG-X, with higher performance at a lower cost.

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.

Skywire FAQs
Skywire Modems Comparison Chart

Product Brief Documentation Buy Now
  • Skywire Form-Factor
  • 4G LTE Category 4 with 3G fallback
  • All RF Engineering contained within the modem
  • Carrier End-Device certified
  • U.FL port for flexible antenna options
  • Band 14 support – FirstNet compatible
  • Dual SIM support with integrated solder down SIM and external 3FF SIM card slot
  • Direct module access via Serial UART or USB
  • GNSS support for GPS, Glonass, Beidou, Galileo, and QZSS
  • Multi-Carrier Support on a Single Device
  • Skywire family pin compatability
  • RoHS compliant
  • Development kits available
  • Longest Network Life
  • CAT 4 LTE Speeds (Up to 150 MB down/50 MB up)
  • Easily connect to Verizon, AT&T, or T-Mobile networks.
  • Improved reception with RX diversity
  • 8 Band LTE support
  • Integrated GNSS support
  • Bundled data plans available
  • Throughput: 150 Mbps Download/42 Mbps Upload
  • Average: N/A
  • Peak: N/A
  • Idle: N/A
  • Sleep: N/A
  • Supply Voltage: 3.8V Nominal
  • Input Voltage: 3.4V to 4.2V
  • I/O Voltage: 1.8V-5.5V
  • Temperature Range: -40ºC to +85ºC
  • Dimensions: 29mm x 33mm x 10.5mm
  • Weight: 8 grams
  • RoHS Compliant

Deployable Region

North America

Compatible Carriers

AT&T, Bell, Rogers, Telus, T-Mobile, Verizon

Bands

LTE CAT 4
FDD B2[1900], B4[1700], B5[850], B12[700], B13[700], B14[700], B66[1700], B71[600]

DC-HSPA+
B2[1900], B4[1700], B5[850]

Integration

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

Development Kits

Simplify cellular modem connectivity and prototyping.

View All

Cellular Data Plans

NimbeLink’s data plans utilize most reliable cellular networks.

View All

Comprehensive Support Services

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

View All

OptConnect Case Study

See How Our Customers Use Skywire

OptConnect provides managed end-to-end wireless solutions for tens of thousands of devices including ATMs, retail kiosks, and digital signage. The company’s end-to-end solution includes cellular network connectivity and a secure Network Operations Center that provides 24/7 service monitoring. OptConnect recognized an opportunity to expand its addressable market by developing an affordable and easy to install cellular end device…

Read Case Study

Buy Now

NL-SW-LTE-TC4NAG

Skywire LTE CAT 4, North America, GNSS

NL-SWDK

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

Buy From

NL-SIM-COM

3FF Commercial Temp range SIM card, Verizon

NL-SIM-IND

3FF Industrial Temp range SIM card, Verizon

NL-SIM-ATT-CTRI

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

NL-SIM-VER-TRI

3FF Commercial Temp range SIM card (2FF, 3FF, 4FF), Verizon

Need Help Choosing?

If you need help selecting a Skywire, or if you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.