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Sierra Wireless Launches Industry's Most Compact LTE Router for IoT and Enterprise Applications


AirLink® LX40 delivers secure, managed connectivity for IP cameras,
security, smart lockers, point-of-sale terminals and industrial
equipment with LTE (Cat-4) or LTE-M (Cat-M1)/NB-IoT (Cat-NB1)

Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR) (TSX:SW), the leading provider of fully
integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT),
today announced the AirLink®
, the industry's most compact cellular router for the IoT.
AirLink LX40, with LTE and LTE-M/NB-IoT
variants, provides secure, managed connectivity out of the box for
business-critical IoT and enterprise applications. LX40 supports data
processing at the edge and is ideal for connecting cameras, smart
lockers and point-of-sale terminals, as well as industrial remote data
logging and sensing equipment in indoor or protected-outdoor locations.

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Today's global businesses are rapidly undergoing a digital
transformation by connecting their equipment, offices and stores to
deliver service-oriented business models that increase efficiency,
revenue and customer satisfaction. AirLink LX40 is purpose-built to
enable this transformation, providing LTE and optional Wi-Fi
connectivity, combined with trusted AirLink networking, routing and
security. Sierra Wireless also provides a complete portfolio of AirLink
Network Management
tools, available in the cloud or on premises, for
remote monitoring, configuration and control of all connected AirLink
routers and gateways. With LX40, businesses can rapidly and confidently
deploy high-volume IoT applications that easily scale from tens to tens
of thousands of networking devices.

AirLink LX40 also enables IoT edge programmability, supporting the
field-proven ALEOS Application Framework for embedded applications, as
well as tightly integrated cloud services and APIs. These features,
combined with LTE-M/NB-IoT connectivity and a rich set of I/O options
for data acquisition and sensor aggregation, enable critical data to be
processed at the edge to drive application insight and create
event-driven situational awareness, while optimizing data transmission.
LTE-M/NB-IoT support also provides five to 10X enhanced coverage in
remote locations or buildings, while reducing monthly data plan costs by
up to 10X.

"Enterprises are gathering business intelligence by deploying IoT
solutions over a diverse range of locations and assets, from security
cameras in a warehouse to manufacturing equipment on a factory floor,"
said Jason Krause, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Enterprise
Solutions, Sierra Wireless. "AirLink LX40 represents the evolution of
our router portfolio, starting with the LX60, to bring the same secure
connectivity experience as our rugged performance portfolio, but in an
even more compact form factor that is optimized for enterprise IoT

AirLink LX40 is part of Sierra Wireless' new AirLink
Essential Series
of routers and gateways. It is available in two
variants: LTE-M/NB-IoT (up to 300 Kbps downlink) for enhanced coverage
and LTE Cat-4 (up to 150Mbps downlink) for higher throughput. The LX40
features a single Gigabit Ethernet port to provide primary LTE
connectivity, with support for PoE (Power-over-Ethernet), which further
simplifies installation. The available I/O port and built-in embedded
application framework allow for simple machine connectivity and edge
processing. The LTE Cat-4 variant is available with an optional Wi-Fi
feature, making it ideal as a hotspot or to access building Wi-Fi

Pricing & Availability

AirLink LX40 models are priced at $349 for LTE-M/NB-IoT, $399 for LTE
Cat-4 and $449 for LTE Cat-4 with Wi-Fi. LX40 LTE Cat-4 variants are
sampling in August 2018 with commercial availability beginning in
September 2018. LTE-M/NB-IoT variants are sampling in September 2018
with commercial availability beginning in October 2018. AirLink
Networking Solutions are sold through Sierra Wireless' authorized
channel partners worldwide.

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About Sierra Wireless

Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR) (TSX:SW) is an IoT pioneer, empowering
businesses and industries to transform and thrive in the connected
economy. Customers Start with Sierra because we offer a device to cloud
solution, comprised of embedded and networking solutions seamlessly
integrated with our secure cloud and connectivity services. OEMs and
enterprises worldwide rely on our expertise in delivering fully
integrated solutions to reduce complexity, turn data into intelligence
and get their connected products and services to market faster. Sierra
Wireless has more than 1,300 employees globally and operates R&D centers
in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit

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Wireless. Other product or service names mentioned herein may be the
trademarks of their respective owners.

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