June 13, 2017
Sprint Certifies Telit LE910C1-NS Module for Deployment on its LTE Cat 1 Network
Module to Deliver Sprint Customers Easy and Cost-effective LTE Migration
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – June 13, 2017 – Sprint (NYSE: S) today announced that Telit (AIM: TCM), a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), is to start commercial deliveries of the LE910C1-NS LTE Cat 1 module upon conclusion of Sprint certification expected for June 2017. The product is an embedded industrial IoT LTE module delivering up to 10 Mbps download and 5 Mbps upload speeds.
Because of pin-to-pin compatibility with both CDMA and EV-DO versions of Sprint certified xE910 modules, Telit integration support, powerful development tools and resources, the new Cat 1 module allows Sprint IoT customers to realize significant reduction in time to market and savings for both new projects as well as upgrades from 2G and 3G to LTE.
The module will primarily be used for IoT applications, enabling cellular data communication in devices used, for example, in warehouse management, remote monitoring and control, robotics, traffic control, logistic services, supply chain management, fleet management and telemedicine.
“We are excited to certify this module because Telit is a world-class leader in the IoT,” said Mohamad Nasser, General Manager of IoT at Sprint. “Having this module commercially available and Sprint certified allows us to expand the number of applications we can provide new customers and has the added benefit of simplifying migration of current IoT customers to LTE.”
The Telit LE910C1-NS single-mode module operates in multiple bands including LTE B2, B4, B5, B12, B25 and B26. Features include a high-speed USB 2.0 port, industrial operating temperature range (-40°C to +85°C) and advanced power saving modes (3GPP Release 12).
“We’re certain that supplying Sprint customers with this module will open doors to numerous new application areas requiring the longevity and speeds of LTE with the reliability and coverage of the Sprint nationwide network,” said Manish Watwani, Vice President Global Product Marketing at Telit. “We believe that our technology is cutting edge enabling Sprint to continue delivering world class customer experience in the IoT space.”
Telit (AIM: TCM), is a global leader in Internet of Things (IoT) enablement. The company offers the industry’s broadest portfolio of integrated products and services for end-to-end IoT deployments – including cellular communication modules in all technologies, GNSS, Wi-Fi, short-to-long range wireless modules, IoT connectivity plans and IoT platform services. Through the IoT Portal, Telit makes IoT onboarding easy, reduces risk, time to market, complexity and costs for asset tracking, remote monitoring and control, telematics, industrial automation and others, across many industries and vertical markets worldwide.
Sprint (NYSE: S) is a communications services company that creates more and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about most. Sprint served 59.5 million connections as of Dec. 31, 2016 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; leading no-contract brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the past five years. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.
Ravi Dasari, Sprint
Leslie Hart, Telit