RichardsonRFPD and Sierra Wireless advances LTE with embedded modules

Distributor, Richardson RFPD, has announced the availability, with full design support, of a 4G/LTE embedded cellular module from Sierra Wireless.

The EM7565 offers global 4G/LTE coverage on 24 LTE bands. It provides uplink speeds up to 150Mbits per second, downlink speeds up to 600Mbits per second, and support for carrier aggregation and 256 QAM. The module also supports LTE-LAA and 3.5GHz CBRS band. According to the company, the EM7565 dramatically improves network performance and enables businesses to use one module for global 4G networks.

The EM7565 is designed to enable IoT applications requiring fast two-way network performance for mobile computing, networking and industrial M2M.

The EM series of embedded modules is the fifth generation of LTE modules from Sierra Wireless. The modules are offered in the PCI Express M.2 form factor, and support secure, authenticated firmware-over-the-air (FOTA) updates.

Key features of the EM7565 include: automatic fallback to 3G networks and an integrated GNSS receiver (GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, and Galileo satellite systems). They carry multiple operator certifications and network switching capability for increased manufacturing flexibility and are suitable for 4G LTE Cat-12 frequency bands and 3G HSPA+.

Richardson RFPD is an Arrow Electronics company, specialising in the RF, wireless, IoT and power technologies markets. Richardson RFPD’s worldwide design centres and technical sales team provide comprehensive support for customers, from prototype to production.

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