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.