NimbeLink, Verizon, Sequans to deliver Category M1 modem for Verizon's LTE network

Cellular IoT and M2M solutions developer NimbeLink has developed Skywire Cat M1 modems for Verizon´s LTE cellular network, the company said.

Cat M1 modems are specifically designed for Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) applications requiring low power consumption and utilizing low bandwidth.

The Cat M1 modems will enable a low cost cellular solution, while taking full advantage of the capabilities of Verizon´s LTE network. As with all Skywire modems, Cat M1 modems will be end-device-certified and available with comprehensive developer kits for fast, easy deployment.

The NimbeLink Cat M1 modem is based on the Sequans Monarch LTE platform from Sequans Communications S.A. The Monarch chip is purpose-built and specifically optimized for narrowband IoT applications. It is designed for low-power, low data applications like wearables, sensors, and battery-powered deployments.

NimbeLink provides embedded cellular technology for today´s machine-to-machine and Internet of Things solutions.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), headquartered in New York City, operates a wireless network, with 113.2 million retail connections nationwide.

Sequans Communications is a 4G chipmaker and leading provider of single-mode LTE chipset solutions to wireless device manufacturers worldwide.