Telit FN990Axx

LTE/5G Data Card

The Telit FN990Axx data cards enable the next generation of state-of-the-art 5G data cards. They feature sub-6-only technology with LTE, WCDMA and GNSS support. These data cards lay the foundation for businesses worldwide to future-proof IoT, enterprise applications and video. They leverage 5G and Gigabit LTE benefits immediately.

  • Supports 5G sub-6 FDD and TDD for global deployment
  • Supports SA and NSA operations and 5G core network
  • Opt. 3a/3x and Opt. 2 for full network compatibility
  • Latest generation 4G and 5G Rel 16 4G Cat 20 up to 7xCA for FN990A40 4G Cat 19 up to 5xCA for FN990A28
  • Intraband and interband UL CA supported on 4G networks for improved throughput performance for uplink-centric applications (e.g., 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 PCIe Gen 3 and USB 3.1 Gen 2 for maximum application design flexibility
  • Dedicated/shared (switchable) RF path/connector for GNSS L1 to allow total flexibility in the design phase and low losses whenever high sensitivity is required
  • Internal GNSS L1 LNA allows the use of less expensive pas

Product Description

The Telit FN990A40 and FN990A28 data cards enable the next generation of state-of-the-art 5G data cards. They feature sub-6-only technology with LTE, WCDMA and GNSS support. The industrial-grade M.2 form factor is suitable for many high-performance and bandwidth-intensive enterprise and industrial applications. Use cases include: fixed wireless access, enterprise routers and gateways, indoor and outdoor CPE, professional broadcasting and surveillance. Designed for global usage, the FN990A40 and FN990A28 incorporate support for all scenarios prescribed by 3GPP Release (Rel) 16 5G deployments.

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, 50 or 52 mm long, single- and double-sided form factors depending on model.

Cellular Features:

  • 5G sub-6 FDD and TDD, SA and NSA operations
  • 5G core network Opt. 3a/3x and Opt. 2
  • 4G (FN990A40): 7xCA up to 20 layers DL/ 2xCA UL, 256-QAM DL/UL
  • 4G (FN990A28): 5xCA up to 19 layers DL/2xCA UL, 256-QAM DL/UL
  • 3G: HSPA+ Rel 8 (42 DL/11 UL Mbps)

GNSS: gpsOne™ Gen 9 Band L1 on dedicated RF connector 4 x 4 MIMO DL support on bands:

  • 5G FR1: n1, n2, n3, n7, n25, n38, n40, n41, n48, n66, n77, n78, n79
  • 4G: 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 25, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 48, 66

2×2 MIMO UL Support on Bands:

  • 5G FR1: n41, n77, n78, n79

Antenna Types: four LTE/sub-6 + one GNSS

FOTA support

Dimensions: 30 x 52 x 2.25 mm




  • 30 x 52 x 2.3 mm

Operating Temperature Range:

  • -40° C to +85° C

LTE/5G Sub-6 Output Power:

  • 23 dBm (Power Class 3)
  • 26 dBm (Power Class 2 in bands 41 and n41)

Supply Voltage:

  • Nominal: 3.3 V dc

FOTA support

Drivers Support:

  • Windows 10
  • Linux
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