Gemalto's Cinterion PHS8 cellular M2M Module delivers high bandwidth HSPA+ connectivity allowing optimized speeds up to 14.4 Mbps for downlink and 5.7 Mbps for uplink. PHS8 is offered in three versions to provide true worldwide coverage and reliability even while roaming across different wireless network technologies. The variants include PHS8-P with five bands UMTS for true global roaming, PHS8-US supporting all GSM-based networks in the USA, and PHS8-E offering dual band connectivity only for cost optimized solution for the European market. Sharing the same LGA footprint as 4G and CDMA-based Cinterion modules, the PHS8 enables a full range of M2M functions and features with flexibility for easy localization. This protects your technology investment ensuring reliable communications today while allowing easy migration to other network technologies as needs change over time.
PHS8 and its variants are ideal connectivity solutions for a wide variety of M2M applications including ruggedized mobile computing, security solutions, medical equipment, payment systems and gateway routers. Two antenna pads enable diversity support and improved data speeds even under fluctuating 3G network conditions, and the module's unique GPS antenna path eliminates blanking for optimized GPS performance.