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Modem is undecided yet, it is speculated that it will be a PLS-8-E [http://www.sectron.eu/products/1-gemalto-m2m/3-industrial-plus/1781-cinterion-r-pls8-e-by-gemalto-m2m-.html]
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GSM/LTE is most prevalent, and would mean only one chip in all pyras. For reference these are the networks and frequencies used in [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_mobile_network_operators_of_Europe Europe] and [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_United_States_wireless_communications_service_providers The US]
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Another variable is price. A 3g modem is cheaper than a 4g one. But they are pin-compatible, which means a decision can be made based on demand. It is also possible to upgrade to 4G by moving to those in production at a later stage.

Revision as of 22:54, 13 September 2014

  SIM card slot on models equiped with 3G/UMTS/GPS

Modem is undecided yet, it is speculated that it will be a PLS-8-E [1]

GSM/LTE is most prevalent, and would mean only one chip in all pyras. For reference these are the networks and frequencies used in Europe and The US Another variable is price. A 3g modem is cheaper than a 4g one. But they are pin-compatible, which means a decision can be made based on demand. It is also possible to upgrade to 4G by moving to those in production at a later stage.