Sierra Wireless introduced two new AirPrime embedded LTE modules based on Intel chipsets and designed for integration into notebook computers and tablets. The AirPrime EM7340 supporting LTE in Japan and the AirPrime EM7345 supporting LTE networks in the rest of the world.
“Intel’s LTE platform is a very good fit for the requirements of the PC OEM by offering the largest number of bands supported in the new M.2 form factor,” said Horst Pratsch, head of the Product Line Modems & Modules at Intel Mobile Communication. “Collaborating with Sierra Wireless to provide connectivity to our joint customers was a logical next step for us and we are excited to see these products launch.”
Samples of the AirPrime EM7340 and EM7345 are available now for testing and certification purposes. Commercial shipments are expected to begin within this quarter.