Connect multiple sensors to a LTE cellular network!
The new long-range YoctoHub based on the LTE technology. It supports the LTE-M (LTE Cat. M1) and NB-IoT (LTE Cat. NB1) standards. We selected these technologies because they are the easiest to implement for small and medium-sized businesses. Indeed, the YoctoHub doesn’t require setting up any particular infrastructure, nor any complex contract with telecom providers: a simple SIM card covering these technologies is enough.
Worldwide coverage for these networks is good, and the module allows you to accommodate frequency bands used in the different regions of the world. Unlike the LoRa and Sigfox networks using unlicensed frequency bands, the LTE technologies have a certain guarantee of stability thanks to the fact that the bandwidth use is controlled by the providers. The benefit is reduced risk of a decrease in the signal/noise ratio as and when other long-range networks deploy on the same frequency domain.
Moreover, it consumes somewhat less current, and when the coverage is good, it connects faster. In countries where LTE-M coverage is not available, the NB-IoT bandwidth is lower than that of 3G. For simple HTTP callbacks, it normally is not an issue.
For less technologically advanced countries which have neither LTE-M nor NB-IoT, the module can connect to a 2G network (GPRS or EDGE) on the four most widely used frequency bands.
For full specifications please visit https://gerelectronics.com/product/yoctohub-gsm-4g-lte/.