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AT&T Introduces New Connection Kits for Emerging Device Developers

Pre-Certified Module and Streamlined Integration Tools Speed Development Cycle and Time to Market for New Consumer and M2M Solutions

Dallas, Texas, October 15, 2012

AT&T* today announced new AT&T Connection Kits for emerging device developers, featuring new models from Sierra Wireless, Telit Wireless Solutions, and ZTE.  The industry leading AT&T Connection Kit program provides the tools and environment necessary to streamline device development and optimize performance on the AT&T network.

Sierra Wireless

Two of the connection kits leverage the AirPrime SL8080 and SL8090 embedded wireless modules from Sierra Wireless.  These compact modules address both consumer and industrial applications. The AirPrime SL8090 is one of the smallest high-speed HSPA+ modules in the industry, featuring voice, antenna diversity, and GPS support.

Key features of the AirPrime SL8080 and SL8090 modules include:

  • EDGE, HSDPA, HSPA+ connectivity
  • GPS
  • Antenna diversity
  • Digital voice
  • Compact form factor based on standard 25x30 mm LGA (Land Grid Array)
  • Support for industrial requirements with extended temperature range

Telit Wireless Solutions

The Telit HE910 modules are compact, lightweight, low-power consumption and RoHS-compliant, with more than 10 GPIOs, optional diversity, voice and GNSS. The modules are ideal for global and regional applications requiring high-speed data and positioning, such as, surveillance and monitoring, global fleet and asset tracking, eHeath and mobile computing. The HE910 is suitable for a broad array of consumer electronic devices, including PDAs and tablet PCs for both business and personal life.

Key features of the Telit HE910 module includes:

  • EDGE, HSDPA, HSPA+ connectivity
  • GPS
  • Digital voice
  • Land Grid Array form factor
  • Extended temperature range

ZTE

The ZTE connection kits, MF206A and MF212, offer low-power consumption and easy integration for both consumer and industrial applications.

Key features of the MF206A and MF212 modules include:

  • EDGE, HSDPA connectivity
  • GPS
  • Antenna diversity

The new AT&T Connection Kits also include AT&T SIM cards, data capacity for testing, access to the AT&T Control Center powered by Jasper Wireless, and best practice guidelines to bring approved devices to market faster than ever before.

The AT&T Connection Kit with Sierra Wireless, Telit Wireless Solutions, and ZTE modules builds on the existing AT&T Connection Kit for Device Developer program available through the dedicated AT&T emerging devices web site.  To learn more about AT&T’s Emerging Devices Organization or to see the additional Connection Kit options, please visit www.att.com/edo.

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