EOL Sierra Wireless MC73xx/EM73xx-series modules 2017-09-13 10:25:52

Sierra Wireless has announced End of Life for MC73xx/EM73xx-series modules.

To secure inventory please adhere to the below dates:
May 15th, 2018 – Last time buy. We need the final PO from you no later than this date.
Dec 31st 2017 - There may be a slight price increase from Sierra Wireless for orders placed after Q4 2017, therefore we would recommend that you provide us with a forecast for any demand you may have in 2018.
Estimated Last time delivery - We currently plan to ship previously placed orders until Q4 2018 however we will get back with further info regarding this. Please discuss with your Techship sales contact if you have any special requirements.

We have identified the following modules as possible replacements for Sierra Wireless MC73xx/EM73xx-series depending on region and other requirements:

mPCIe form factor:
Sierra Wireless MC74xx series (LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps)
ZTE ME3630 series (LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps)
Huawei ME909s-120 (LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps)
Telit LE910 V2 series (LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps)
SIMCom SIM7100 series (LTE Cat3 100/50 Mbps)
Telit LM940 (Global LTE Cat11 600/75 Mbps)

M.2 form factor:
Sierra Wireless EM74 series LTE CAT6 (LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps)
*Sierra Wireless EM756x series (LTE Cat12 600/100 Mbps)
Huawei ME906s-158 (LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps)
**Huawei ME916s-168 (LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps)
*Telit LN940A9 (Global LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps)
*Telit LN940A11 (Global LTE Cat11 600/75 Mbps)

* Samples to be available in Q4
** Not released yet