Skywire Nano

Global LTE-M and NB-IoT

NimbeLink, a global leader in embedded cellular modem technology and asset tracking solutions, has introduced the Skywire Nano. The NL-SWN-LTE-NRF9160 offers LTE-M (CAT M1) and NB-IoT (NB1, NB2) connectivity for global applications, and also includes an integrated GPS receiver.  This super small LTE M/NB-IoT embedded modem is packed with some big possibilities. Build your next IoT device, smaller but more powerful with features including an on-board processor, access to global LTE M/NB-IoT networks, carrier end-device certification and world class NimbeLink support.

Skywire FAQs

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  • No carrier certification required
  • Smallest end-device certified embedded modem
  • User accessible applications processor
  • Flexible antenna options
  • UART, SPI, I2C serial interfaces
  • Verizon soldered-down SIM
  • Support for 3FF removable SIM cards
  • Supports Power Save Mode (PSM) and eDRX
  • RoHS compliant
  • Radio Equipment Directive (RED) (in progress)
  • Global LTE coverage LTE-M (CAT M1) and NB-IoT (NB1, NB2)
  • Simple Firmware over-the-air update system
  • AT command interface for UDP and TCP/IP socket dials
  • Throughput: LTE-M 375Kbps Download/300Kbps Upload | NB-IoT 60 Kbps Download/30 Kbps Upload
  • Active Cell: 230mA (LTE) | 415mA (GSM)
  • Average: TBD mA
  • Peak: TBD mA
  • Idle: TBD mA
  • Sleep: TBD uA
  • Input Voltage: 3.3V-5.5V (3.8V nominal)
  • I/O Voltage: 1.7V-3.6V
  • Temperature Range: -40º to +85ºC
  • Dimensions: 22mm x 15mm x 4mm
  • RoHS compliant

Deployable Region



AT&T, Orange, Telstra, Telus, T-Mobile, Verizon, Vodafone, and more


LTE-FDD: B1[2100], B2[1900] B3[1800], B4[1700], B5[850], B8[900], B12[700], B13[700], B14[700], B17[700], B18[850], B19[850], B20[800], B25[1900], B26[850], B28[700], B66[1700]


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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Chipsets, Modules and Modems (End-Devices)

Choosing The Right Cellular Hardware

Choosing the Right Cellular Hardware for you. There’s a lot of confusion in the market about the three options for integrating cellular into IoT applications. The three options are: Chipset, Module and Embedded Modem. Let’s set the record straight and make sure we’re all on the same page.

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Skywire Nano, LTE-M, NB1, NB2, with GNSS


Skywire Nano development kit includes baseboard, Skywire Nano Modem, LTE antenna, USB cable, AT&T SIM card, Screws and Hex Key/Allen wrench

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3FF Verizon LTE CAT-M1 SIM card Commercial Temp range

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

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