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06 Jul 2023

u-blox LTE-M module certified for South Korea by KT

The SARA-R510M8S LTE-M module provides integrated GNSS and end-to-end IoT security. 


Thalwil, Switzerland, and Seoul, South Korea – July 6, 2023 – u-blox (SIX:UBXN), a global provider of leading positioning and wireless communication technologies and services, announced the certification of its SARA-R510M8S module on the LTE-M network of KT, a major South Korean telecommunications company. 

The SARA-R5 series is 5G-ready and aimed at LPWA IoT applications, such as industrial automation, sensor applications, connected health, metering, asset and vehicle tracking, as well as telematics. By bringing all the technology building blocks in house and having full hardware and software ownership, u‑blox can guarantee long-term device availability and provide lifetime support of the entire platform, down to the chipset level. 

“u-blox is an undisputed leader in LTE-M and positioning technology globally and we are pleased to see that SARA-R5 is now certified by KT,” said Samuele Falcomer, Senior Manager LPWA Product Line, Product Center Cellular, u‑blox. “SARA-R510M8S integrates a u-blox M8 GNSS receiver and separate GNSS antenna interface, which provide highly reliable, accurate positioning data concurrent to LTE communication. Together with the u-blox CloudLocate service, the module can enable years of power autonomy to battery-operated, cloud-connected IoT asset tracking solutions.”

The module is Microsoft Azure certified and AWS IoT Core qualified. 

About u‑blox

u‑blox (SIX:UBXN) is a global technology leader in positioning and wireless communication in automotive, industrial, and consumer markets. Their smart and reliable solutions, services and products let people, vehicles, and machines determine their precise position and communicate wirelessly over cellular and short range networks. With a broad portfolio of chips, modules, and secure data services and connectivity, u‑blox is uniquely positioned to empower its customers to develop innovative and reliable solutions for the Internet of Things, quickly and cost‑effectively. With headquarters in Thalwil, Switzerland, the company is globally present with offices in Europe, Asia, and the USA. (www.u‑ Find us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter @ublox, Instagram and YouTube

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