Skywire® 4G LTE CAT 4 North America Embedded Modem

NimbeLink, a global leader in embedded cellular modem technology and asset tracking solutions, has introduced the Skywire® 4G LTE CAT 4 NA modem. This Skywire modem leverages Category 4 technology.  The NL-SW-LTE-TC4NAG is ideal for delivering fast reliable cellular connectivity to products with applications in North America. The modem supports GNSS, dual SIMs, a single SKU for both AT&T / T-Mobile / Verizon networks, integrated TCP/IP stacks, plus is AT&T’s FirstNet (Band 14) capable.

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

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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  • Small Form-Factor
  • 4G LTE Category 4 with 3G fallback
  • U.FL Antenna ports for easy antenna integration
  • Removable SIM card slot
  • Band 14 support – FirstNet on AT&T’s network
  • Dual SIM support with integrated solder down SIM and external 3FF SIM card slot
  • GNSS support for GPS, Glonass, Beidou, Galileo, and QZSS
  • Multi-Carrier Support on a Single Device
  • 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/ 50 Mbps Upload
  • 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 Frequency Bands: FDD B2[1900], B4[1700], B5[850], B12[700], B13[700], B14[700], B66[1700], B71[600]
3G Frequency Bands: B2[1900], B4[1700], B5[850]
2G Frequency Bands: N/A

Documentation

Application Notes

Sending and Receiving files with FTP
Sending and Receiving data with PPPd – TSVG
Sending and Receiving data with PPPd – TNAG
Sending and Receiving data with Socket Dials
Sending and Receiving data with QMI
Sending and Receiving SMS messages
Sending GPS data using Python
Defining PDP Contexts MSCs
Streaming Video over LTE on BBC
Starting PPP at Boot
FOTA Implementation Guide
Prototyping Considerations
Windows MBIM Networking Guide

Files & Drivers

Windows 8, 8.1 &10 USB Drivers & Guide
Windows 7 USB Drivers & Guide

Certifications

RoHS Certificate of Compliance

Integration

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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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…

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NL-SW-LTE-TC4NAG

Skywire LTE CAT 4, North America, GNSS

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NL-SWDK

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

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