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05 Nov 2009

u-blox’ LEON GSM/GPRS Modules in Volume Production

Production ramps up to meet market demand for embedded wireless connectivity

Thalwil, Switzerland, November 5, 2009 – u-blox announces that its LEON family of wireless GSM/GPRS modem modules has gone into high-volume production to meet worldwide orders. After achieving major industry certifications in September, the LEON G-100 and G‑200 are now fully qualified for delivery to customers in the consumer, industrial and automotive markets. Complete documentation including Product Summary, Datasheet, and System Integration Manual are available for download.


LEON provides quad-band GSM/GPRS class 10 transceiver functionality in a compact form-factor: only 29.5 x 18.9 x 2.84 mm. They are ideally suited for vehicle telematics (together with u-blox’ GPS receivers), and Telemetry applications such as remote metering.


The modules have extended temperature range: –30 °C to +85 °C.

LEON samples and evaluation kit EVK-G25H, which includes GPS functionality, can be conveniently ordered online via the u‑blox Online Shop or through our global sales network.