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LTE Cat 16 Ultra High Speed IoT Module

The PLPS9 offers global LTE Cat 16 coverage with 3G/2G fallback from just two product variants: PLPS9-X for the US and PLPS9-W for EMEA/APAC. Carrier aggregation and MIMO 4x4 antenna interfaces ensure the highest user data rates and optimised use of spectrum for improved connectivity performance. The module's innovative RF design improves extreme performance, sensitivity and link stability.

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The PLPS9-W wireless module features:


Regional focus EMEA/APAC
Frequency bands LTE (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26 28, 32)
LTE TDD (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
3G (1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 19)
2G Quad Band
Certifications CE, RED, GCF
Dimensions /  Mounting 48 x 36 x 3 mm, LGA
Special Features GNSS, 4x4 MIMO, full carrier aggregation flexibility
max. Data Rate  DL / UL 1000 / 150 Mbps 
Embedded Processing Linux
Voice support Voice
Serial interfaces 2 x UARTs, 2 x I2C
Other Interfaces GPIO, PCIe, eMMC
Audio Digital

Thales is a French manufacturer with a high level of expertise in the security sector. Thales is active in many demanding areas, whether transport, aviation or military. An important pillar is digital security and identification and the Internet of Things. (IoT).

By the Internet of Things (IoT), we are essentially describing the vast network of over 20 billion connected physical devices by the end of 2020. By 2025, 75 billion IoT devices will be connected with a potential market value of around $1.6 trillion or more. Yes, you read that correctly. IoT devices and services offer unprecedented possibilities, business opportunities and challenges. To support its customers, Thales delivers innovative IoT technology that simplifies and accelerates the digital transformation of businesses. For 25 years, our customers - across a wide range of industries - have relied on our IoT solutions to seamlessly connect and secure their IoT devices, maximise field insights and accelerate their global business success. And in IoT, time is of the essence.

The Thales IoT group (previously part of Gemalto) delivers innovative IoT technology to simplify digital transformation and help companies master decisive moments. We empower customers to create solutions
that solve today’s most pressing challenges and accelerate business success. For a quarter of a century, industrial enterprises have trusted our Cinterion IoT solutions, services and expertise to guide every step of their IoT journey towards a more connected and intelligent future.


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