With the recent activity around the FirstNet/Band 14 network, we wanted to provide you the current status of the Sierra Wireless MP70/MG90 offerings in support of LTE-Advanced (Cat 6) and LTE-Advanced Pro (Cat 12).

MP70

  • MP70 LTE Advanced – Cat 6 (SKU 1102709 and SKU 1102743): currently available and shipping now. Upgradeable to Cat 12 (FirstNet) with Advanced Replacement ($299 MSRP).
  • MP70 LTE Advanced Pro – Cat 12 (SKU 1104071 and SKU 1104073): currently available in limited quantities. Expected to be in full production in Q4 2018.
    • Supports LTE Advanced Pro (Cat 12) and is FirstNet Certified on AT&T (includes support for Band 14). Requires ALEOS 4.11 for AT&T and FirstNet support.
    • The device is NOT certified on Verizon yet and can’t be activated until certification is complete. Verizon certification is expected in late Q4 2018.
  • Pricing for both the Cat 6 and Cat 12 versions are identical (with Wi-Fi $899; without Wi-Fi: $799)

MG90

  • MG90 LTE Advanced – Cat 6 (SKU 1102695 and SKU 1102716): currently available and shipping now. Upgradeable to Cat 12 (FirstNet) with Advanced Replacement ($399 MSRP) or with a Field Upgrade Kit ($299).
  • MG90 LTE Advanced Pro – Cat 12 (SKU 1102695 and SKU 1103982): currently available and shipping now.
    • Supports LTE Advanced Pro (Cat 12) and is FirstNet Certified on AT&T (includes support for Band 14). Requires MGOS 4.2.1 for AT&T and FirstNet Support.
    • The device is NOT certified on Verizon yet and can’t be activated until certification is complete. Verizon certification is expected by late Q4 2018.
  • Pricing for both the Cat 6 and Cat 12 versions are identical (Single module: $1,599; Dual Module $1,899)