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Quectel receives T-Mobile approval of 5G NR module

SHANGHAI, Jul 1, 2021 -- Quectel Wireless Solutions announced today that  its 5G New Radio (NR) module, the RM502Q-AE, is certified in April for operation on T-Mobile’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, SDX55, it supports both 5G NSA and SA modes as well as LTE Cat 20. Designed 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 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.

"We are thrilled to receive T-Mobile’s approval of our 5G module, as it reaffirms our commitment to providing North American customers with cutting-edge and high quality 5G products. With this approval, customers using the RM502Q-AE module in their 5G devices will be able to launch them immediately on the T-Mobile network in the U.S.," said Neset Yalcinkaya, Product Vice President at Quectel. "Moreover, RM502Q-AE’s form factor compatibility with Quectel’s LTE Advanced modules will pave the path for a smooth transition to 5G.”

The RM502Q-AE module has also obtained worldwide regulatory and conformance certificates including FCC, IC, CE(RED), RCM, GCF, PTCRB, JATE/TELEC and already commenced mass production starting Q4, 2020.

About Quectel

Quectel’s passion for a smarter world drives us to accelerate IoT innovation. A highly customer-centric organization, we create high-quality cellular and GNSS modules and antennas backed by outstanding support and services. Our growing global team of over 3000 professionals helps us reduce development time and ensures rapid delivery of our products to market. Listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (603236.SS), our international leadership is devoted to advancing IoT across the globe.

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