FN980/FN980m

LTE/5G Data Card

The FN980 series enables new 5G opportunities and markets for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), system integrators and service providers working with industrial routers and gateways, fixed wireless access, professional mobile high-resolution video broadcasting equipment and beyond.

  • 2 (NGFF) 30 x 50mm, double-sided form factor
  • 5G sub-6 and mmWave, SA and NSA operations
  • 4G Cat 20, up to 7xCA, 256-QAM DL/UL, 2xCA UL
  • 4 x 4 MIMO for 4G and 5G (sub-6 bands)
  • 3G HSPA+
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Product Description

The Telit FN980 and FN980m data cards enable a new generation of 5G state-of-the-art data cards featuring both sub-6 and mmWave (FN980m only) technologies with LTE, WCDMA and GNSS support. These data cards lay the foundation for businesses worldwide to future-proof IoT, enterprise applications and video while leveraging all 5G’s and Gigabit LTE’s benefits immediately.

The industrial-grade M.2 form factor is suitable for many high-performance and bandwidth-intensive enterprise and industrial applications. Use cases include high-power fixed wireless access, enterprise routers and gateways, indoor and outdoor CPE, and professional broadcasting and surveillance.

Form Factor Family

Industry-standard edge-connected M.2 mini cards formerly known as the Next Generation Form Factor (NGFF). Telit M.2 cards comply to the key B standard and can be 42 or 50 mm long, single- and double-sided form factors depending on model.

Overview

  • Support of 5G sub-6 FDD and TDD and mmWave
    (FN980m only) for global deployment
  • Two-in-one mmWave antenna connectors (FN980m only) reduce the number of insertions required in production to a maximum of four
  • Support of SA and NSA operations, 5G core network Opt. 3a/3x and Opt. 2 for full network compatibility
  • Latest generation 4G/5G Rel 15
  • 4G Cat 20 up to 7xCA
  • Intraband and interband UL CA supported on 4G
    networks for better throughput performance for
    uplink-centric applications, like surveillance cameras
    and 4K/8K video streaming
  • 3G HSPA+ Rel 8 for fallback to legacy networks
  • Standard M.2 (NGFF) data card form factor
  • Support for both PCIe Gen 3 and USB 3.1 Gen 2 for maximum application design flexibility
  • FN980: JRL/JTBL, FCC, PTCRB, RED, GCF, Various MNOs
  • FN980m: KCC, FCC, PTCRB, RED, GCF, Various MNOs

Hardware

  • Dimensions: 30 x 50 x 3.4 mm
  • Industrial-grade M.2 form factor
  • Operating temperature range: -40° C to +85° C
  • FOTA support
  • Drivers support: Windows 10, Linux
User Guides, Documentation, Application Notes and Firmware

Product Comparison

 FN980FN980m
MarketNorth America, EMEA, APACNorth America, EMEA, APAC
5G FR1 n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12*, n20, n25, n28,
n38, n40, n41, n48, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79
n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12*, n20, n25, n28,
n38, n40, n41, n48, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79
5G FR2n257, n258, n260, n261
LTE 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29DL, 30, 32,
34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43*, 46(LAA), 48(CRS), 66, 71
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29DL, 30, 32,
34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43*, 46(LAA), 48(CRS), 66, 71
WCDMA1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 19 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 19
ApprovalsJRL/JTBL, FCC, PTCRB, RED, GCF, Various MNOsKCC, FCC, PTCRB, RED, GCF, Various MNOs

Award-Winning FN980 Series

IoT-Evolution-5G-Award_2020@2x
IoT-Evolution-5G-Award_2021@2x
Comm-Solutions-POY_2021@2x
IoT-POTY_19
telit cta

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