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3G Telit M2M Module Certified on AT&T Network

December 15, 2011

Telit Wireless Solutions’ HE863 module to enable high-bandwidth consumer electronics, surveillance, and tracking applications in North America.

RALEIGH, NC -- Telit Wireless Solutions, the North American technology arm of Telit Communications PLC, announced that its HE863-NAD and HE863-NAR modules have earned certification on the AT&T network. Telit's HE863 is a powerful, low-cost HSPA M2M module in a ball grid array (BGA) form factor that will enable high-bandwidth applications such as surveillance, tracking and consumer electronics devices.

Both HE863 modules support HSPA with 7.2 Mbps download speeds and 5.8 Mbps upload speeds. HE863-NAD is a data-only module specifically designed for the M2M community and the HE863-NAR supports data along with analog and digital voice providing the ability to include voice communications in applications that require this feature.

The HE863 provides access to UMTS/HSPA networks with fall back to GSM/GPRS/EDGE networks, designed for connected devices intended for long-term use and that require rapid data transfer. Regional variants of the module featuring the same form factor provide worldwide compatibility, allowing application developers to design one device for global deployment.

"For years, AT&T has continued to certify Telit products and prove its dedication to the M2M industry, speeding the adoption of connected devices in both consumer and commercial markets," said Mike Ueland, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Telit Wireless Solutions North America. "With the certification of the Telit HE863, we look to supporting application developers as they take advantage of the high data speeds and reliability of our module on the AT&T network."

The HE863 measures a compact 31.4 x 41.4 x 2.9 mm and operates at an extended temperature range of –40°C to 85°C. The HE863 family includes features like HSDPA 7.2 Mbps, HSUPA 5.8 Mbps, EDGE, Voice (HE863-NAR), SMS Support, embedded TCP/IP protocol stack, and custom Telit AT commands.

About Telit
Telit Wireless Solutions, a subsidiary of Telit Communications PLC (AIM: TCM), is an internationally leading specialist in wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) technology. Telit is the only company worldwide to offer communications modules for all of the various wireless technologies: it develops, produces and markets modules for GSM/GPRS/EDGE, UMTS/HSPA, CDMA/1xRTT/EVDO and Short-Range RF applications. M2M applications rationalize business processes by enabling machines, equipment and vehicles to communicate with each other via mobile networks.

Telit products are used all over the world and marketed via Telit's offices in Brazil, China, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Korea, Poland, Spain, the Republic of South Africa, Russia, Taiwan, Turkey, the UK and the USA. Telit's global distributor network comprises specialists in wireless technologies and enhances the customer experience in over 56 countries worldwide.

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