Fibocom 5G Module FM160-EAU to be the First 3GPP R16-Compliant Module Receiving ANATEL Certification

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Fibocom’s NR Sub-6 module FM160-EAU has been certified by ANATEL, becoming the first 3GPP R16-compliant module successfully receiving the certification, which provides high-value 5G experience for mass data scenarios.

Fibocom, a global leading provider of IoT (Internet of Things) wireless solutions and wireless communication modules, announces that its 5G module FM160-EAU has been certified by ANATEL, the National Telecommunications Agency in Brazil.

Complying with the 3GPP Release 16 (R16) standards, FM160-EAU is the first R16-compliant 5G module receiving this certification, which is an important milestone of the product’s entry into the Brazilian market.

ANATEL certification is a mandatory step for wireless communication products gaining access to the Brazilian telecommunications market. Completion of this certification ahead simplifies customers’ deployment process, laying the foundation for FM160-EAU to support multiple IoT applications in the Brazil.

Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon® X62 modem chipset, Fibocom’s FM160-EAU is a NR Sub-6 module backward compatible with LTE-TDD, LTE-FDD and WCDMA network standards. The module supports NR CA, delivering maximum downlink rates of 3.5Gbps and uplink rates of 900Mbps under 5G, ideally suitable for IoT applications that require high data throughput such as IIoT, C-V2X, HD live streaming, telemedicine, etc. The Fibocom FM160-EAU module adopts M.2 form factor measuring 30x52x2.3mm, which is compatible with Fibocom’s 5G module series FM150.

Along with abundant functionalities such as digital audio, VoLTE and VoNR, the Fibocom FM160-EAU module supports multi-constellation GNSS receiver, including GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou and Galileo, which provides high-performance positioning and navigation while greatly simplifies product design. Meanwhile, it supports multiple operating systems (Linux/ Android/ Windows), various Internet protocols as well as industry-standard interfaces, allowing much flexibility and ease of integration for customer’s application. At present, the commercial samples of FM160-EAU are available for global customers.

“We are excited to see FM160-EAU to be the first R16-compliant 5G module certified by ANATEL,” said Gene Santana, VP of Overseas Carriers Certification Dept., Fibocom.

“FM160-EAU is a high-value 5G module providing better 5G network experience for mass data scenarios. Fibocom will continuously empower the digital transformation and bring wireless connectivity to a broader range.”

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