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Link Labs Certifies IoT LTE Category M1 End Device on Verizon’s 4G LTE Network

Link Labs, a leading innovator in low-power, wide-area network technologies that power the Internet of Things, has received certification for its low-power LTE Cat-M1 Sensor Suite for the Verizon 4G LTE Network, the world’s first commercial deployment of this breakthrough technology. The Link Labs Sensor Suite utilizes the Sequans Monarch chipset and is available as both a pre-certified device for OEM systems, as well as part of the fully-integrated Sensor Suite that Link Labs is launching in conjunction with Verizon’s LTE Cat M1 network roll-out, scheduled to reach nationwide coverage by the end of Q1 2017.


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Non-Cellular LPWA Network Connections Will Lead Market by More Than 12% in 2021

ABI Research forecasts non-cellular LPWA technologies from INGENU, LoRa Alliance, SIGFOX, SENSUS, and Telensa will command the leading share of LPWA connections, which see non-cellular LPWA endpoints outnumbering their cellular LPWA counterparts by more than 12% in 2021. Both cellular and non-cellular LPWA markets benefit from a growing base of connections in smart meters and emerging IoT applications, such as in street lighting, parking, environmental monitoring, and asset tracking.


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Skyworks' Next Generation AEC-Q100 Qualified SPDT Switch for Automotive Applications

Skyworks has unveiled the SKYA21003, a new CMOS silicon-on insulator (SOI) single pole, double throw (SPDT) switch that is targeted for automotive LTE cellular and general purpose RF applications. This next-generation product is AEC-Q100 Grade 2 Qualified with guaranteed RF performance across extended temperature limits, making it an excellent design choice for LTE cellular telematics modems, remote keyless entry devices, infotainment systems, automated toll transponders, garage door openers, GPS/navigation platforms and other wireless control solutions. 


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Momentum Continues for LTE Subscriptions 

5G Americas, the industry trade association and voice of 5G and LTE for the Americas, announced that LTE continued its impressive momentum in North Americas, Latin America and throughout the world.  The association reported mobile subscriber data for the third quarter of 2016 which included significant regional milestones for LTE according to data and forecasts by Ovum.


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