PLYMOUTH, MN --- NimbeLink announces the development of Skywire Cat M1 modems for Verizon’s LTE cellular network. 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, the world’s first LTE Cat M1/NB1 chip 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.