Multi-Tech Systems, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of M2M and IoT devices, today announced the availability of its new 4G-LTE Cat 4 MultiConnect Cell 100 series cellular modems, certified and approved for use in North America and Europe. A significant feature for the newest award winning modems includes a built in dual carrier radio that can be configured to AT&T or Verizon. The announcement highlights MultiTech’s strong commitment to providing leading IoT solutions for the rapidly growing LTE market.
The MultiConnect Cell 100 is part of the MultiTech comprehensive portfolio of cellular connectivity products optimized for M2M (machine-to-machine) communications. Easy to install and configure the MultiConnect Cell is ideal for failover, out-of-band management or primary internet connection over cellular. The MultiConnect Cell connects an intelligent appliance via a Serial RS232 or USB interface.
According to ABI Research, Global LTE subscriptions are slated to reach nearly four billion by 2021. “The deployments of machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) devices currently rely on 2G and 3G technologies, which feature low cost, low power, and low data consumption, “ said Paul Elko, senior product marketing manager at MultiTech. “We are committed to providing a path for our customers who intend to leverage the power of LTE and are looking for a single SKU covering both AT&T and Verizon.” To learn more about MultiTech’s approach to changing communications standards, click here.
The MultiConnect Cell is a compact communications platform family that provides 3G, 4G LTE Cat 3, Cat M1 and now 4G-LTE Cat 4 cellular capabilities for fixed and mobile applications. It has been deployed and tested around the world for use in settings such as:
Remotely monitoring solar micro-inverters, power generators, tanks, pipelines, meters, pumps and valves in any energy, utility, or industrial application.
The MultiConnect Cell family has also been successfully qualified by professionals in emergency services, smart lighting, vending, remote patient monitoring, renewable energy systems, End-of-Train system management and process automation.
MultiTech designs, develops and manufactures communications equipment for the industrial internet of things – connecting physical assets to business processes to deliver enhanced value. Our commitment to quality and service excellence means you can count on MultiTech products and people to address your needs, while our history of innovation ensures you can stay ahead of the latest technology with a partner who will be there for the life of your solution. Visit www.multitech.com for more information.