Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW), the provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), has announced that Sierra Wireless AirPrimeÂ® WP77 embedded wireless modules are now certified to operate on T-Mobile´s NB-IoT network, which is live in Las Vegas and will be nationwide mid-year, the company said.
NB-IoT, part of the 3GPP standard for Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) networks, supports large-scale IoT deployments such as smart city services, smart metering, supply chain management, and industrial equipment monitoring. LPWA has been embraced by global carriers, which helps build a broad base of ecosystem partners, devices and applications for global markets.
The WP77 also supports LTE-M (Cat-M1) with 2G fallback, an integrated GNSS receiver, and comprehensive set of interfaces for connecting sensors with a dedicated application CPU core running the Linux-based open source LegatoÂ® application framework. WP77 modules are fully compliant with the 3GPP Release 13 standard and footprint compatible with all 3G and 4G (Cat-1/3/4) WP Series. For more information, visit http://www.sierrawireless.com/LPWA.
Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW) is an IoT pioneer, empowering businesses and industries to transform and thrive in the connected economy. Customers Start with Sierra because we offer a device to cloud solution, comprised of embedded and networking solutions seamlessly integrated with our secure cloud and connectivity services. OEMs and enterprises worldwide rely on our expertise in delivering fully integrated solutions to reduce complexity, turn data into intelligence and get their connected products and services to market faster. Sierra Wireless has 1,500 employees globally and operates R&D centers in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.sierrawireless.com.