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Encore Networks Category M1 Routers First to be Certified on Verizon's 4G LTE Network

Chantilly, VA - January 4, 2017 - Encore Networks Class M1 EN-400™ router has been certified compliant for use on the Verizon 4G LTE Category M1 (CATM) network. After rigorous compatibility testing, the EN-400™ is the first router to be certified on the first commercially launched LTE CAT M1 service in the US with planned nationwide coverage by the end of Q1 2017.

LTE CAT M1 provides a low-cost option for cellular connectivity and offers the low bandwidth perfect for many IoT M2M verticals. CAT M1 competes in low-data connectivity markets such as ATM's, refrigeration, HVAC, point-of-sale, kiosk, sensor, and remote monitoring and control devices. It provides enhanced network coverage, including improved in building/in-ground, and at lower power requirements than current LTE offered services.

As the first commercial Class M1 router to launch on Verizon's LTE network, the EN-400™ is specifically designed for low bandwidth IoT applications requiring lower cost cellular connectivity. Additionally, the EN-400™ provides a migration path for customers with existing 2G deployments at the end of their serviceable life that want to take advantage of the nation's largest, most reliable LTE network. The EN-400™ also delivers increased cyber security features such as VPNs, firewalls and encryption, including IPsec, AES, and 3DES not previously available in low bandwidth markets.

For more information, contact Encore Networks at 703-318-4325 or email sales@encorenetworks.com

About Encore Networks

Encore Networks is a leading manufacturer of commercial enterprise and industrial hardened routers. Encore Routers embed 4G cellular modems and feature IP, SSL, VPN, Firewall, Ethernet Switching, Legacy Copper Line POTS replacement, and serial data to IP interworking. Made in the USA, Encore's BANDIT™ and EN™ routers are purpose built for numerous Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and M2M applications including SCADA, Smart Grid, Security, Transportation, Lottery, Retail and Banking industries. Encore's enCloud™ Management System enables users to manage, monitor and configure distributed enterprises from a central location through the cloud. Encore enables companies to reduce total cost of ownership by reducing dependence on high cost wireline connections and converting them seamlessly to next generation cellular connections while protecting their embedded equipment investment.

Useful Link
Verizon Makes Good on Category CAT M1 Promise to Launch by Year's End
http://www.fiercewireless.com/tech/verizon-makes-good-cat-m1-promise-to-launch-by-year-s-end

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