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Canada’s largest GSM provider certifies u-blox’ LEON module

Rogers Wireless approves small‑outline LEON for wireless M2M devices

LEON: u‑blox’ compact GSM/GPRS module
LEON: u‑blox’ compact GSM/GPRS module

Reston, Virginia, August 17, 2010 – u‑blox, a leading supplier of embedded wireless and global positioning semiconductors and modules, announces the official certification by Rogers Wireless of LEON, u‑blox’ miniature GSM/GPRS voice and data module. Rogers is Canada’s largest wireless service provider and largest GSM mobile carrier with over 7 million subscribers.


“Approval by Rogers Wireless means end‑products embedding LEON will have wireless access to 94% of the population of Canada.” said Nikolaos Papadopoulos, President of u‑blox America. “Thanks to Rogers’ comprehensive service coverage, LEON can enable large‑scale applications such as shore‑to‑shore vehicle, people and asset tracking, and country‑wide automatic meter reading services.”


Canada joins a long list of country and standards organizations, as well as operators who have certified LEON including AT&T, FCC, PTCRB, China (SRRC), Brazil (Anatel), South Africa (ICASA), Russia (GOST) and Taiwan (NCC).

 

For more information about LEON, contact the u‑blox sales representative nearest you.