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Internet of Things - Machine to Machine (M2M)

Machine to Machine Capabilities

Communication between machines enables innovative advances in technology. Our supplier, Gemalto, is at the forefront of developing Machine-to-Machine (M2M) capabilities that are improving and simplifying the way you do business. Our M2M portfolio is enabling solutions in industries ranging from healthcare, retail services, smart energy, transportation, logistics and automotive.

Our Solutions

Gemalto offers a broad portfolio of solutions, services and platforms to enable M2M and IoT applications and allow enterprises and people to trust in our connected world. We provide the technology bricks customers need to simplify and speed development and assure the security, reliability and long life of M2M and IoT solutions. 

M2M Modules and Terminals

Our broad portfolio of Gemalto Cinterion M2M Modules and Terminals enable always-on cellular communications for virtually any IoT or M2M application. Their rugged design, unparalleled engineering and manufacturing standards make them reliable in the most extreme environments and over the long life of your M2M solution.

Offered for all cellular technology standards including GSM, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, LTE and beyond, Cinterion modules and terminals provide voice, high speed data and IP-based wireless communications with seamless global roaming. Our modules can be customised to suit the specific communications needs of your application by integrating innovative technologies such as Java™, GPS/GLONASS, SL Agent, SIM Access Profile and more.  FTA and local network operator certifications ensure a swift approval process and all products comply with RoHS and WEEE environmental regulations for compliance with legislative directives.  

Product Range

Micromax provides a wide range of IoT M2M products including:

Industrial - ELS61

LTE Cat 1 with 2G / 3G Fallback. Optimized for M2M IoT Solutions

Internet of Things M2M ELS61Gemalto’s Cinterion® ELS61 wireless module delivers highly efficient Cat 1 LTE connectivity for M2M IoT solutions offering seamless fall back to 2G and 3G networks. The best in class solution enables M2M optimized speeds of 10Mbit/s download and 5Mbit/s uplink making it ideal for the vast number of M2M and industrial IoT applications that are not dependent on speed but that require the longevity of LTE networks, while still providing 3G and 2G connectivity to ensure complete population and geographic coverage as LTE rolls out. Applications well suited to the ELS61 solution include metering, tracking and tracing, remote surveillance, connected signs, fleet management and mHealth solutions.

The ELS61 wireless module features:

  • Region: NORAM, EMEA
  • LTE (FDD) 3GPP Rel. 9+
  • LTE-Bands:
    • ELS61-US: 2, 4, 5, 12 (additional 3G fallback)
    • ELS61-E: 1, 3, 8, 20, 28* (additional 2G fallback)
  • LTE Cat.1, DL/UL max: 10.2 Mbps / 5.2 Mbps
  • Java™ ME 3.2 embedded
  • IP services
  • Dimension: 27.6 x 25.4 x 2.2 mm
  • Operating temperature Range -40°C to +85°
  • USB Interface features a composite mode, compliant to Windows, Linux and Mac
  • Firmware update via USB and ASC

*support of LTE band 28 in a separate variant only

View for Industrial ELS61_Datasheet_Gemalto_PDF_766KB


Industrial - EHS6

Global 3G M2M Module with JavaTM Embedded

Internet of Things - EHS6The flagship Cinterion® EHS6 is the 5th generation of Gemalto's Java embedded M2M modules, which have simplified highly efficient, end-to-end industrial communication for more than a decade. Providing the ability to develop multiple designs from one solution, EHS6 is an ideal module for M2M applications migrating from 2G to 3G that require cost efficiency along with global connectivity. EHS6 offers five band HSPA to support high bandwidth connectivity, enabling speeds up to 7.2 Mbps in downlink and 5.7 Mbps in uplink and rounds out the existing portfolio comprised of the Industrial Platform.

The tiny EHS6 module offers the latest Java ME 3.2 platform optimized for resource-constrained M2M applications. It significantly reduces total cost of ownership (TCO) and time to market by sharing internal resources including memory, a large code base and proven software building blocks.

The improved Java concept can simultaneously run multiple applications and protocols. An extended security concept with the latest TLS/SSL engine provides secure and reliable TCP/IP connectivity while an enriched internal flash file system enables royalty free firmware updates over-the-air (FOTA). Sophisticated sandbox and layered architectures allowing simultaneous development of M2M devices and software applications for a shorter time to market.

View for Industrial EHS6_Datasheet_Gemalto_PDF_791KB


Industrial Plus - PHS8

Flexible High Bandwidth 3G Wireless M2M Connectivity

Internet of Things - PHS8Gemalto's Cinterion PHS8 cellular M2M Module delivers high bandwidth HSPA+ connectivity allowing optimized speeds up to 14.4 Mbps for downlink and 5.7 Mbps for uplink. PHS8 is offered in three versions to provide true worldwide coverage and reliability even while roaming across different wireless network technologies. The variants include PHS8-P with five bands UMTS for true global roaming, PHS8-US supporting all GSM-based networks in the USA, and PHS8-E offering dual band connectivity only for cost optimized solution for the European market. Sharing the same LGA footprint as 4G and CDMA-based Cinterion modules, the PHS8 enables a full range of M2M functions and features with flexibility for easy localization. This protects your technology investment ensuring reliable communications today while allowing easy migration to other network technologies as needs change over time.

PHS8 and its variants are ideal connectivity solutions for a wide variety of M2M applications including ruggedized mobile computing, security solutions, medical equipment, payment systems and gateway routers. Two antenna pads enable diversity support and improved data speeds even under fluctuating 3G network conditions, and the module's unique GPS antenna path eliminates blanking for optimized GPS performance.

The PHS8 wireless M2M module features

  • Region: Emea, Apac, Latam, Noram
  • Five-Band 3G
  • Quad-Band 2G
  • LGA Mounting Technology
  • EDGE Class 12
  • GPS
  • GPRS Class 12
  • Extended Temperature Range
  • Full Voice Support
  • USB 2.0
  • TCP/IP
  • RIL Driver.

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Terminals - EHS6T

Plug and Play 3G M2M Connectivity

Internet of Things - Terminals - EHS6TGemalto's Cinterion EHS6 Terminal is a simple and reliable plug-and-play 3G M2M connectivity device that allows new M2M implementers to quickly connect their industrial applications using wireless technology. With very little integration and approval effort, it provides a cost effective, swift solution for improving enterprise optimization technology.

Embedded JavaTM

With Java embedded, the EHS6T device offers easy and fast application development, a broad choice of tools, reusable existing code, easy maintenance, a proven security concept, on-device debugging as well as multi-threading programming and program execution.

Highly Flexible Mounting Concept

About the size of credit card and encased in robust plastic housing, the miniaturized terminal works in virtually any application providing secure 24-7 connectivity. For quick and easy implementation, the terminal is compatible with a variety of mounting schemes.

Key features of the EHS6T Terminal include:

  • Region: Global
  • Five Bands UMTS (WCDMA/FDD
  • Bands: 800, 850, 900, 1900 and 2100 MHz
  • EDGE/GPRS Class 12
  • FOTA, configurable and free of charge
  • Flexible mounting concept
  • USB 2.0
  • Quad-Band GSM
  • Bands: 850, 900, 1800 and 1900 MHz
  • TCP/IP stack access via AT command and transparent TCP services
  • Secure Connection for client IP services
  • Java™ profile IMP-NG & CLDC 1.1 HI.

View for Terminals EHS6T_Datasheet_Gemalto_PDF_729KB



  • Industrial
  • Industrial Plus
  • Terminals.

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Our chosen supplier of Internet of Things (IoT) Machine to Machine Capabilities is Gemalto (The Netherlands).

Industries we service

Our IoT Machine to Machine products are widely used across a range of industries including:

  • Manufacturing
  • Agriculture
  • Intelligent Transportation System (ITS)
  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT).

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