Fibocom Launches LTE Cat 1 Module MC116 Proliferating Connectivity Across the IoT Industries

Wednesday 14 Jul 2021 | Member Press Release |

Shenzhen China – July 14, 2021 – Fibocom (Stock Code: 300638), a global leading provider of cellular embedded wireless module solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced the world-wide launch of LTE Cat 1 Module MC116. Supporting Windows, Linux and Android operating systems as well as GNSS, the Fibocom MC116 is a high-performance LTE Cat 1 module with a rich extension of interfaces, which is perfectly suitable for a variety of IoT applications such as telematics, smart payments, public security, asset tracking and so on.

Based on Qualcomm platform, the newly-launched MC116 module adopts LCC+LGA form factor and is pin-to-pin compatible with the Fibocom LTE Cat 4 module NL668. Fibocom’s MC116 module supports LTE FDD frequency bands, with a theoretical downlink peaking at 10 Mbps and an uplink of 5 Mbps. Additionally, the Fibocom MC116-EUL module is backward compatible with WCDMA/ GSM frequency bands, which helps to reduce the complexity of deployment.

Fibocom’s MC116 module is available in two regional versions, MC116-NA and MC116-EUL, proliferating connectivity for the IoT market in Europe, Latin America and North America. The module supports Windows, Linux and Android operating systems, as well as GNSS, including GPS, GLONASS, Beidou and Galileo. With a rich extension of interfaces including SIM 1.8V/3.0V, USB2.0, UART, I2C etc., the LTE Cat 1 module MC116 can be widely applied in IoT scenarios such as telematics, smart payments, public security, asset tracking and so on.

The IoT product manager of Fibocom said, “We are glad to introduce the new MC116 module for our global customers, which is an excellent addition to our LTE Cat 1 wireless module family. I believe Fibocom’s leading LTE Cat 1 modules will help to unlock new business opportunities in the IoT sector with reliable connectivity and robust security.”

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About Fibocom

Fibocom is a leading global provider of wireless communication modules and solutions in the sector of IoT (Internet of Things), as well as the first stock-listed (Stock Code:300638) wireless module provider in China. We provide end-to-end IoT wireless communication solutions for telecom operators, IoT equipment manufacturers, and IoT system integrators. With over two decades’ engagement in M2M and IoT communication technology and extensive expertise, we are capable of independently developing high-performance wireless communication modules including 5G, LTE/LTE-A, NB-IoT/LTE-M, Android Smart, Automotive, WCDMA/HSPA(+), GSM/GPRS, Wi-Fi, GNSS, etc. Besides reliable, convenient, safe and intelligent IoT communication solutions for almost all vertical industries, we are also geared to customize the best and optimal IoT modules and solutions catering to your special requirements.

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