Quectel’s LTE Cat.4 EC25-J Passes Japan’s Softbank Certification 07/28/2017

Quectel Wireless Solutions, a leading global supplier of GSM/GPRS, UMTS/HSPA(+), LTE and GNSS modules, announced that the company’s LTE Cat.4 EC25-J module has recently earned certification from Softbank, one of Japan’s top three operators. This marks that EC25-J can operate steadily on Softbank’s 3G and 4G networks.


Besides Softbank, EC25-J also received JATE and TELEC certifications previously, which will pave the way to shorter time-to-market in client’s exploration of Japanese IoT market.

Developed based on Qualcomm’s LTE modem MDM9x07, EC25-J delivers 150Mbit/s downlink and 50Mbit/s uplink data rates, and is ideal for high-speed IoT application scenarios.


As one of Quectel’s flagship products, EC25-J is designed in the compact and unified form factor. It is compatible with Quectel UMTS/HSPA+ UC20 module and multi-mode LTE EC20/EC21 module, which allows for flexible migration among them in design and manufacturing. 


Moreover, EC25-J supports Qualcomm® IZat™ location technology Gen8C Lite (GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo and QZSS). The integrated GNSS greatly simplifies product design, and provides quicker, more accurate and more dependable positioning.


EC25-J has a rich set of Internet protocols, industry-standard interfaces and abundant functionalities, such as USB drivers for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7/8/8.1/10, Linux, Android/eCall, which extend the applicability of the module to a wide range of M2M and IoT applications, including industrial router, industrial PDA, rugged tablet PC, video surveillance, telematics and digital signage.


Quectel has been attaching great importance to the Japanese market all the time, according to the company’s Vice General Manager John Wang. He said in the future, Quectel will further strengthen cooperation with local operators, and launch more innovative IoT modules that can better meet demands of Japanese IoT market.

About Quectel


Quectel Wireless Solutions is a leading global supplier of GSM/GPRS, UMTS/HSPA(+), LTE and GNSS modules. Leveraging Quectel’s strong R&D capabilities, comprehensive expertise, wide variety of high quality products and consistent philosophy of putting the customer’s demands at the forefront, Quectel has established itself as a reliable and trustworthy provider of wireless modules since its establishment. Quectel modules can be ideally suitable for any M2M applications from Telematics to Smart Metering, to Wireless POS, to Security, to mHealth, to Networking and other application fields.