Taoglas Launches NB-IoT Antenna in New Multiband Range at MWCA
Ken Briodagh | September 19, 2018
In a release from Mobile World Congress Americas, Taoglas, a provider of IoT and automotive antenna and RF solutions, announced the first three antennas in its Extensis range of narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) antennas, including the world’s smallest ceramic NB-IoT antenna that covers Bands 5, 8 and 20 simultaneously with a single matching configuration, and an ultra-thin, flexible multiband antenna that supports all LTE bands—including the new Band 71 that will be used for NB-IoT in the U.S. The antennas are designed to provide device manufacturers cost-effective global reach and high efficiency in a small form factor as they develop NB-IoT solutions. The NCP.5820 is a NB-IoT ceramic surface mount multiband antenna that supports Bands 8 (880-960 MHz) and 20 (791-862 MHz), as well as Band 5 (824-894 MHz) to allow IoT devices—such as asset trackers—to work across different regions and different carriers. Its low profile (2mm) and small footprint (14.1mm x 8.3mm) make it the world’s smallest NB-IoT antenna.