Telit has announced that its ME910C1-K1 LTE module has received LTE Category M1 certification from SK Telecom. Featuring optimized power consumption and enhanced coverage for deployment including deep inside buildings, the ME910C1-K1 gives Korean enterprises, smart cities and other organizations a powerful new option for leveraging SK Telecom’s Mobile IoT network.
With support for 375 kbps uplink and 300 kbps downlink, the ME910C1 series enables a wide variety of fixed and mobile IoT applications, including smart metering, security/ surveillance, point-of-sale terminals, fleet management and asset tracking. Power saving modes and extended discontinuous reception make the ME910C1 ideal for IoT applications that require long battery life such as water and gas meters, health and wellness monitors.
The ME910C1 also provides reliable connections even when IoT devices are deep inside buildings or in underground garages and parking. The ME910C1 is available in versions for use in Japan, Europe, Australia, North America, as well as, a global variant for worldwide deployments.
The ME910C1-K1 joins a number of other Telit LTE modules certified for use on SK Telecom’s network. This enables Korean IoT device manufacturers to apply their ME910C1-K1-based designs quickly and cost-effectively to IoT solutions for sale in other countries worldwide.
As a member of Telit’s xE910 line, the ME910C1 series can be applied as a drop-in replacement in existing devices based on the family’s modules for 2G, 3G and the various categories of LTE.
With Telit’s design-once-use-anywhere philosophy, developers can cut costs and development time by designing for the xE910 LGA common form factors, giving them the freedom to deploy technologies ideal for the application’s environment.
“SK Telecom’s LTE Cat M1 certification of the ME910C1-K1 is the latest example of Telit’s longstanding commitment to mastering the unique network and business requirements of Korea’s leading operator,” said Steven Kim, Telit senior sales director for Korea. “As the third Telit module certified by SK Telecom, the ME910C1-K1 also highlights our commitment to providing Korean IoT companies and their customers with the latest and greatest LTE solutions.”