[PLANO, Texas – June 9, 2011] – Huawei, a leading telecom solutions provider, today announced that two cost-effective embedded modules, the Huawei MC323 and the EM660, have been certified on the Verizon Wireless network. The MC323 and EM660, from Huawei Device, will provide machine-to-machine (M2M) and other embedded device OEMs and CE device manufacturers with cost-effective modules that enable manufacturers to develop solutions that will operate on the Verizon Wireless network.
The MC323 is a low cost 2G module that is designed for applications that are used in business-to-business applications including fleet management, utilities, retail, security, asset tracking and other M2M applications. The module is 32.5 x 35 x3.05mm and weighs 6.0g. It features CDMA2000 1X (153.6 kbps UL, 153.6 kbps DL), with interfaces including USB 2.0 full-speed, power on/off and hardware reset.
Huawei's EM660 provides capabilities that are tuned to the unique needs of laptops, tablets and M2M solutions. The module is 51 x 30 x 5mm and weights less than 30g. It features EVDO Rev.A (3.1 Mbps UL, 1.8 Mbps DL), with Rx delivery and an equalizer.
"Huawei has a great reputation for developing advanced technology that powers many of the devices we use in our business and personal lives," said Aparna Khurjekar, Executive Director, Open Development, Verizon Wireless. "With telematics and M2M becoming more prevalent in our business lifestyle, we are always looking for the best technologies to power these applications and Huawei's modules passed our stringent tests."
"Both the MC323 and EM660 are the first Huawei embedded modules certified to run on the Verizon Wireless network," said Jiangao Cui, President of Huawei Device North America. "We look forward to expanding our relationship with such a prominent carrier."
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's fastest, most advanced 4G network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 104 million total wireless connections, including more than 88 million retail customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 85,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.
About Huawei Device
Huawei Device provides a wide range of products, including mobile broadband devices, handsets, convergence devices, and video solutions. Huawei Device is dedicated to being a trusted partner for operators, helping them meet their subscribers' diversified needs by providing a rich variety of network terminals. Through the end of 2010, Huawei Device products have been chosen by more than 500 operators around the world. Huawei Device is a strategic partner of a number of the world's top operators including Vodafone, T-Mobile, BT, and Telefónica. For more information, visit Huawei Device online: http://www.huaweidevice.com. Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/huaweidevice. YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/huaweideviceco. Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Huawei-Device/125524087493943.