The AirPrime MC73xx modules offer multi-operator LTE support and differ in the set of frequency bands supported on each.
With each module covering multiple LTE network operators within its targeted geographic region, manufacturers can address markets worldwide with fewer variants. End customers also have the flexibility to select and change their network service provider without having to purchase a new device.
The SierraWireless MC73xx LTE module series includes:
The MC7305 for Australia and EMEA countries (Europe, Middle East and Africa).
The MC7330 is primarily for Japan for carrier NTT Docomo.
The MC7354 for North America is for use with carriers AT&T, Sprint, Verizon
The Sierra Wireless MC73xx LTE/HSPA+ module is ideal for mobile computing and networking applications and can be easily integrate into a variety of devices requiring high speed LTE connectivity with fall-back to all main HSPA+ networks, including applications with video download, routing over LTE, and in laptop/netbook computers.
AirPrime MC73xx modules allow developers to take advantage of the latest generation of high-speed mobile networks, delivering up to 100Mbps download speeds and 50Mbps upload speeds over LTE with fall-back to all 3G/HSPA+ networks. The module includes enhanced location capabilities using A-GPS, GPS Xtra, and Glonass. It also provides support for Linux and Windows 7 and Windows 8. The MC7330 module has been optimised for low power consumption, enabling longer battery life in applications.
- LTE with fall back to all 3G networks
- Optimised for low power consumption
- Support for Linux and Windows 7 and Windows 8
- Antenna diversity for improved fringe performance
- Enhanced location services (A-GPS, GPS Xtra, GPS, Glonass)