The AirPrime EM7355, AirPrime EM7305, and AirPrime EM7330 are the first AirPrime modules built to the new PCI Express M.2 module standard, making them even thinner and smaller than the AirPrime EM7700 module, which was introduced earlier this year as the thinnest 4G module available. Each module offers multi-operator LTE support with sets of frequency bands for specific regions – one for North America, one for EMEA and Australia, and one for Japan.The AirPrime MC7355, AirPrime MC7305, and AirPrime MC7330 are PCI Express Mini Card modules designed for use in notebook computers. Like their EM Series counterparts, the AirPrime MC73xx modules offer multi-operator LTE support and differ in the set of frequency bands supported on each. The first of the new EM and MC Series modules are expected to be commercially available in the first quarter of 2013, and they will continue to roll out over the first three quarters of the year. Sierra Wireless has multiple design wins for the new modules and is working with leading manufacturers to integrate them into devices that are expected to launch in 2013. For more information about Sierra Wireless embedded wireless modules for notebooks and tablets please visit http://www.sierrawireless.com/highspeed. To contact the Sierra Wireless Sales Desk, call +1 (604) 232-1488 or visit http://www.sierrawireless.com/sales. Note to editors: To view and download images of Sierra Wireless products, please visit http://www.sierrawireless.com/newsroom/productimages.aspx. About Sierra Wireless Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW) offers industry-leading mobile computing and machine-to-machine (M2M) communications products and solutions that connect people, devices, and applications over cellular networks. Wireless service providers, equipment manufacturers, enterprises and government organizations around the world depend on us for reliable wireless technology. We offer 2G, 3G and 4G wireless modems, routers and gateways as well as a comprehensive suite of software, tools, and services that ensure our customers can successfully bring wireless applications to market. For more information about Sierra Wireless, visit www.sierrawireless.com. “AirPrime” is a trademark of Sierra Wireless. Windows® is a trademark of the Microsoft group of companies. Other product or service names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
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