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Quectel’s RM502Q-AE 5G module earns approval of major North American carrier

SHANGHAI, Feb 21, 2022 — Quectel Wireless Solutions announced today that 5G New Radio (NR) module RM502Q-AE has recently obtained approval for operation on Verizon’s 5G NR and LTE network in the United States.

The Quectel RM502Q-AE is a 5G module optimized especially for eMBB & IoT applications. Based on Qualcomm’s commercial 5G platform, Snapdragon X55, it supports both 5G NSA and SA modes as well as LTE Cat 20. Available in M.2 form factor, RM502Q-AE is compatible with Quectel LTE-A M.2 modules EM120R and EM160R, facilitating customers’ migration from LTE-A to 5G.

The RM502Q-AE supports all the main Operating Systems including Linux, Windows, Android and Ubuntu. It also supports 5G network slicing functions, enabling customers to immediately deploy a wide range of 5G devices and applications across North America, such as home CPE/gateway, industrial router, VR/AR glass, cloud gaming device, laptop, industrial PDA, rugged tablet PC, 8K TV/video camera and more.

Targeting global markets, the RM502Q-AE 5G module is designed to support major 5G NR bands worldwide (n1/n2/n3/n5/n7/n8/n12/n20/n25/ n28/n38/n40/n41/n48/n66/n71/n77/n78/n79), Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) for Private Network, and integrated GNSS for location service.

“The approval of our 5G module RM502Q-AE by Verizon demonstrates our ability to provide the IoT market with cutting-edge and high quality 5G modules,” said Neset Yalcinkaya, Product Vice President at Quectel. “With this approval, customers using the RM502Q-AE module will be immediately able to leverage Verizon’s 5G and LTE wireless networks in the U.S. for fast and reliable data transmission. Moreover, RM502Q-AE’s form factor compatibility with Quectel’s LTE Advanced modules will pave the path for a smoother transition to 5G.”

The RM502Q-AE has also obtained worldwide regulatory, conformance and carrier certificates including FCC, IC, CE(RED), RCM, GCF, PTCRB, JATE/TELEC, AT&T, T-Mobile, Telstra and already commenced mass production starting 2021.

About Quectel

Quectel’s passion for a smarter world drives us to accelerate IoT innovation. A highly customer-centric organization, we are a global IoT solutions provider backed by outstanding support and services. Our growing global team of over 3,000 professionals sets the pace for innovation in cellular, GNSS and WiFi/BT modules, antennas and services. Listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (603236.SS), our international leadership is devoted to advancing IoT across the globe.

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