News Release

Dave Silvius
Director, Strategic Marketing
P 630.262.6800

Richardson RFPD Introduces Embedded Global 3G Cellular Module with Linux-based Application Processor from Sierra Wireless

WP8548 part of the AirPrime® WP Series

March 23, 2017 – Geneva, Ill.: Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for an embedded cellular module from Sierra Wireless.

The WP8548 is part of Sierra Wireless’ AirPrime® WP Series, which provides an integrated device-to-cloud architecture enabling IoT developers to build a Linux-based product on a single module and seamlessly send valuable user and product data to the cloud. Offering an application processor running the open source Legato® platform, GNSS receiver, and cellular modem with an ultra-low power domain, WP modules reduce system complexity and time-to-market.

Key features of the WP8548 include:

  • Region: Global
  • 3G UMTS/HSPA frequency bands: B1, B2, B5, B6, B8, B19
  • 2G EDGE/GSM/GPRS frequency bands: 850, 900, 1800, 1900
  • Regulatory approvals: CE, FCC, PTCRB, GCF, IC, JRF/JPA, NCC
  • Carrier approval: AT&T
  • Location services: GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO
To find more information or to purchase this product today online, please visit the WP8548 webpage. The device is also available by calling 1-800-737-6937 (within North America); or please find your local sales engineer (worldwide) at Local Sales Support. To learn about additional products from Sierra Wireless, please visit the Sierra Wireless storefront webpage.

Sierra Wireless WP8548 available from Richardson RFPD

About Richardson RFPD

Richardson RFPD, an Arrow Electronics company, is a global leader in the RF and wireless communications, power conversion and renewable energy markets. It brings relationships with many of the industry’s top radio frequency and power component suppliers. Whether it’s designing components or engineering complete solutions, Richardson RFPD’s worldwide design centers and technical sales team provide comprehensive support for customers’ go-to-market strategy, from prototype to production.

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