Reston, Virginia, March 22, 2010 – u‑blox, a leading supplier of embedded wireless and global positioning semiconductors and modules, announces the official AT&T certification of LEON, u‑blox’ 2G GSM/GPRS small‑outline module. AT&T is America’s largest telecoms service provider and largest GSM and 3G mobile carrier with over 81.6 million wireless customers.
LEON is targeted for use in machine‑to‑machine (M2M) communication devices for a wide variety of applications such as fleet management, Automatic Vehicle Locator (AVL), asset tracking, and remote metering. First large‑volume orders have already been received for deployment in North American AVL applications.
“After intensive testing and qualification by AT&T, we are proud to announce that LEON fully meets AT&T’s stringent quality requirements in terms of RF emissions, and full conformance to their 2G wireless network standards.” said Nikolaos Papadopoulos, President of u‑blox Americas. “Achieving AT&T certification in addition to FCC/IC certifications means customers designing devices for the North American market can quickly and easily implement our LEON family of GSM modules for immediate operation over AT&T’s mobile network.”
For more information about LEON, contact the u‑blox sales representative nearest you.