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Telit Expands APAC Market Leadership with Thailand Regulatory Approval of the NE866B1-E1 NB-IoT Module
[June 26, 2018]

Telit Expands APAC Market Leadership with Thailand Regulatory Approval of the NE866B1-E1 NB-IoT Module

LONDON, June 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Asian Utility Week -- Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that Thailand's National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) has approved the Telit NE866B1-E1 module for use in the country. The approval highlights Telit's success in providing southeast-Asian companies with access to LTE Category NB1 (NB-IoT) technologies.

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The NE866B1-E1 is ideal for space-constrained IoT applications such as telematics, smart energy and wearables for connected health and fitness. It also enables those applications to take advantage of NB-IoT, a new version of LTE designed to enable reliable connections deep inside buildings and extend battery life to over 10 years.

With the addition of NBTC approval, the NE866B1-E1 is now authorized for use in Thailand, China and Singapore, giving the region's IoT providers the ability to leverage NB-IoT to develop innovative, market-dfferentiating products. The NE866B1-E1 also enables those companies to quickly develop NB-IoT versions of Telit xE866-powered solutions that were initially created for 2G, 3G or LTE Cat 1.

"By approving the Telit NE866B1-E1, Thailand's National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission is giving the country's businesses, consumers and municipalities access to the revolutionary new technology of LTE NB-IoT," said Derick Tsang, Telit senior vice president of sales for the APAC region. "It's the latest milestone toward Telit's goal of ensuring that all of APAC can enjoy the benefits of LTE NB-IoT, including decade-plus battery life and fast, reliable connections indoors and out."

Telit is exhibiting at Asian Utility Week June 27-28 in Bangkok, Thailand. For more information about the NE866B1-E1 and other Telit IoT solutions, visit booth H05.

About Telit
Telit (AIM: TCM), is a global leader in Internet of Things (IoT) enablement, with an extensive portfolio of wireless connectivity modules, platforms, virtual cellular IoT operator services, and professional services, empowering hundreds of millions of connected 'things' to date, and trusted by thousands of direct and indirect customers, globally.  With nearly two decades of IoT innovation experience, Telit continues to redefine the boundaries of digital business, by delivering secure, integrated end-to-end IoT solutions for many of the world's largest brands, including enterprises, OEMs, system integrators and service providers across all industries, enabling their pursuit of enterprise digital transformation.

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