The Iridium EDGE is a satellite communications device that can
be combined with a cellular solution for dual-mode connectivity.
Ideal for mobile location applications such as maritime, fleet management,
telematics, and safety, this off-the-shelf device leverages the Iridium satellite
network for faster time to market and robust connectivity, even in the
most remote areas.
Sierra Wireless have available embedded modules for Cat-1 and Cat-M1
cellular networks. They are fully compliant with the 3GPP Release 13 standard.
The first modules will be the HL7650 Cat 1 in July and the HL7749 Cat M1
during September. The WP Series will follow on with NB IoT modules launching
in the 1st half of 2018, providing customers the option of building their entire IoT
application within the WP module series.