LM960A18 Series

LTE Cat 18 | PCI Express

The award winning Telit LM960A18 is the first Gigabit LTE mobile data product explicitly designed for enterprise routers and appliances’ stringent requirements.

  • Standard mPCIe data card form factor
  • LTE Cat 18: Exceptional high speed with data rates of up to 1.2 Gbps download and 150 Mbps upload
  • Support of 2xCA UL and up to 5xCA on DL with 4×4 MIMO, 256QAM
  • Ample LTE frequency band support
  • Up to four independent firmware images selectable at boot to support different network operator requirements
LM960A18

Product Description

The LM960A18 Mini PCI-Express (mPCIe) data card delivers high-speed data rates via LTE-Advanced Pro [LTE-A Pro] and offers a cellular connection for applications in network appliance environments. It is well suited for products that demand high throughput to provide the most advanced 4G LTE connectivity, ensuring a rich and seamless user experience. Based on LTE Category (Cat) 18, the LM960A18 mPCIe data card achieves download rates up to 1.2 Gbps with 4 x 4 MIMO + 3xCA and 1 Gbps with 2 x 2 MIMO + 5xCA. A wide array of frequency bands, band combinations and certifications are supported to accommodate global deployments.

Form Factor Family

Conforming to specifications from the Peripheral Component Interconnect Special Interest Group (PCI-SIG) electronics industry consortium, Telit mini PCIe are 52-pin, single-sided, full-size mini cards on a 50.95 mm x 30 mm edge-connected board.

Overview

  • LTE Cat 18: Exceptional high speed with data rates of up to 1.2 Gbps download and 150 Mbps upload
  • Support of UL at 2xCA and up to 5xCA on DL with 4 x 4 MIMO, 256-QAM
  • Ample LTE frequency band support
  • Up to four independent firmware images selectable at boot to support different network operator requirements
  • 3G fallback technology
  • Private LTE support (including CBRS/OnGo)
  • Control via AT commands according to 3GPP TS27.005, 27.007 and custom AT commands SIM application toolkit 3GPP TS 51.014
  • SMS over SG and IMS
  • Dual-SIM interface (dual-SIM, single standby)
  • Firmware over-the-air (FOTA) update
  • Embedded GNSS (GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo) receiver with dedicated RF connector
  • FCC/IC, PTCRB 9 (North America)
  • FCC Part 96 CBRS (USA)
  • CE, GCF (Europe)
  • AU IC-Tick (Australia)
  • Network carriers: AT&T, Telstra*, NTT DOCOMO, T-Mobile US, Verizon
    *Certified as Cat 16 device
  • Dimensions: 50.95 x 30 x 2.8 mm
  • Form factor: mini PCI-express card type (mPCIe) revision 2.1
  • Operating temperature: -40° C to +85° C
  • Storage temperature: -40° C to +85° C
  • Operating voltage: 3.1 V-3.6 V (typical 3.3 V)

Drivers

  • USB drivers for Windows 7, 8.x, 10 and Linux (Kernel 4.10)
User Guides, Documentation, Application Notes and Firmware
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