Quectel’s LTE Cat.M1 BG96-NA Module Receives Verizon Certification 07/20/2017
Quectel Wireless Solutions, a leading global supplier of GSM/GPRS, UMTS/HSPA(+), LTE and GNSS modules, announced that its LTE Cat.M1 BG96-NA module has recently received Verizon certification for operating on America’s largest, most reliable 4G LTE network.
The move means that IoT devices embedded with BG96-NA module have been granted the permission to enter North American market, and will be able to explore more business opportunities based on Verizon's nationwide LTE Cat.M1 network.
Developed based upon Qualcomm’s multimode LTE Cat.M1/NB1 modem MDM9206, BG96 features ultra-low power consumption, as well as extended indoor coverage with a 15dB coverage enhancement compared with GSM.
Quectel’s BG96 module offers a maximum data rate of 375kbps downlink and uplink. It provides pin-to-pin compatibility with Quectel's other 2G, 3G and 4G modules, which include LTE module EG91, Cat.NB1 (NB-IoT) module BC95, UMTS/HSPA modules UGx5/UG96 and GSM/GPRS module M95. This ensures that BG96 can be used as a drop-in replacement in existing devices adopting the above-mentioned modules.
In collaboration with industry-leading partners, Quectel has enabled BG96 an ideal solution for vertical segments requiring longer battery life, lower cost and mobility, such as smart home, smart city, smart energy, metering, asset tracking, wireless POS and secrity.