Sierra Wireless, a leader in IoT solutions, recently announced the AirLink MG90 5G – the world’s first multi-network 5G vehicle router, available from leading European distribution partner Westbase.io. The launch of the AirLink MG90 5G is a huge stride towards the future of 5G, which will help to accelerate a data-driven transformation for many organisations. This blog will take a look at what this release means for the channel.
People have always worked from home, why is it different now?
The future of 5G IoT is ever closer and Sierra Wireless and Westbase.io are here to help our channel partners to navigate the transition. Our combination of cellular expertise with the new AirLink MG90 5G device can enable channel businesses to take full advantage of 5G’s extreme data rates, ultra-reliability and greater security – providing a significant opportunity for channel to start their 5G conversations with end user customers.
5G will not only bring incredible speeds and latency, but it will also look to shape the future of networking as we know it today. Offering best-in-class user experience, performance and reliability, the new AirLink MG90 5G has been purpose-built to support in-vehicle critical applications and is ideal in industries such as the emergency services – unlocking the 5G potential to connect many life-saving applications while on the move.
Tom Mueller, Vice President, Product, Enterprise Networking for Sierra Wireless, said: “Our customers are excited about the new capabilities that 5G will enable, and Sierra Wireless will support this market with a full portfolio of products. With the AirLink MG90 5G, Sierra Wireless has delivered the first 5G router solution that is purpose-built to meet the challenges of moving vehicles, with patented technology to deliver the maximum performance and coverage anytime, anywhere. The MG90 5G tackles the toughest challenges where 5G matters most, enabling high-definition applications like remote triage for paramedics, live video streaming for law enforcement and improved Wi-Fi services for transit riders — all while switching seamlessly from network to network as the vehicle moves.”
Available from the leading Sierra Wireless European distributor, Westbase.io, the AirLink MG90 5G can help organisations to address a range of connectivity needs and provides a seamless 5G experience without interruption, for even the most demanding applications.
“We’re excited about the new MG90 5G solution from Sierra Wireless, and what this signifies for our industry,” said Julian Sinnige, Benelux Country Manager for Westbase.io, “4G LTE still has a key role to play for organisations, but to have a 5G router in the portfolio is a huge step forwards and a clear indicator that our channel should be preparing themselves for this next stage in networking. We look forward to helping our channel customers, and their end users, with this journey.”
5G Workshops with Westbase.io
To help channel customers address the significant 5G opportunity which awaits them, and better understand the pathways from 4G LTE to 5G, Westbase.io are offering dedicated 5G workshops. Complemented with a range of solution support, the workshops can be personalised to suit the channel partner’s needs and goals. For more information on this, you can submit a query through our dedicated Sierra Wireless landing page.
Westbase.io is the most experienced cellular and IoT distributor in Europe, having supported channel partners for over thirty years. Known for providing best-in-class solutions, leading channel services and expertise, Westbase.io is the leading Sierra Wireless European distributor of networking solutions and operates from UK and Hilversum-based offices and warehouses.
Airlink MG90 5G: The Practical Information
Partner pricing is now available from Westbase.io; please contact your account manager to receive this. Volume stock is expected in Q1 2021. Take a look at our Sierra Wireless AirLink MG90 5G product page to see the full product specifications.