Telit completes sub-6GHz 5G IoT tests with NTT Docomo

  • March 24, 2021
  • Steve Rogerson

Telit’s FN980 5G data card has completed NTT Docomo interoperability testing in the sub-6GHz spectrum.

Telit previously completed NTT Docomo interoperability testing for the operator’s 4G LTE network and has now for its new 5G network, providing users in Japan with a selection of approved modules to use in their devices and applications.

Based on the 3GPP release 15 standard, the FN980 lets OEMs take immediate advantage of Gigabit LTE and future-proof their products for 5G with NTT Docomo in Japan. These 4G and 5G speeds make the FN980 suitable for various bandwidth intensive IoT applications, including high-definition surveillance video, digital signage, and industrial routers and gateways.

Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon X55 5G modem-RF system, the FN980 series supports sub-6GHz FDD, TDD and LTE category 20 7x carrier aggregation. The card has received global approvals that provide OEMs, system integrators and end users with added independent verification that their FN980-based devices will perform as expected on all major mobile operator networks worldwide.

“Telit continues to provide OEMs, system integrators and end users with the broadest, deepest portfolio for leveraging NTT Docomo’s 4G and 5G networks,” said Osamu Sato, country director for Telit. “Now, with the successful interoperability testing of the Telit FN980, we’re ensuring that they can take full advantage of NTT Docomo’s networks in the sub-6GHz and coming mm-wave bands.”

Telit has a portfolio of wireless connectivity modules, software platforms and global IoT connectivity services, empowering hundreds of millions of connected things to date, and trusted by thousands of direct and indirect customers globally.