Start your 5G IoT future with Sierra

No matter how your organization views the future of 5G IoT, you can trust Sierra Wireless to help you navigate the transition.

Our first-to-market EM919x 5G NR Sub-6 GHz, mmWave embedded modules are based on the industry-standard M.2 form factor to enable you to deploy secure connectivity worldwide at the highest possible speeds and with ultra-low latency for mobile computing, routers, gateways, industrial automation, and many new Industrial IoT applications.

If you are looking for 5G connectivity, our AirLink XR Series of 5G multi-network routers deliver the highest performance in the industry. The first two routers in the XR Series, the XR90 and the XR80, enable customers to leverage the higher data speeds, lower latency, ultra-reliability and enhanced security of 5G, required for real-time video streaming and voice communications in mission-critical environments and high performance business-critical 5G applications. The XR Series delivers the full performance of 5G across any network (5G, Wi-Fi 6, Ethernet) whether used for mobile applications or primary, temporary, or backup fixed wireless connectivity. The XR90 is purpose-built for mobile applications such as transit and public safety, whereas the XR80 is purpose-built for mobile and fixed applications such as commercial fleets, manufacturing and distance learning.

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What does 5G mean for IoT?

Lower Latency

Enabling real-time applications like AR/VR.

Higher Capacity

More devices can be online at once.

Higher Speed

Data will move faster, easily exceeding 5 Gbps.

What are the Top 5G IoT Use Cases?


Build smart factories with AI, AR, and robotics.

Public Safety

Enhance real-time video, secure communications and media sharing.

Supply Chain Management

Expand use of IoT sensors to increase production, streamline processes, and reduce costs.


Introduce new capabilities such as high-definition streaming and virtual reality.


5G Modules

The EM Series 5G M.2 connectorized module supports 5G NR Sub-6 GHz, mmWave, and LTE technologies, as defined by the 3GPP Release 15 standard. 5G is designed to co-exist with 4G and to enable new use cases beyond what is possible with prior technology.

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5G Routers

Sierra Wireless has introduced our highest performing router yet! The XR series is 5G, WiFi 6 and LTE-Pro capable and can deliver download speeds up to 4.14 Gbps. The XR series ensures you stay connected on today’s and future networks.

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Useful Resources

White Paper-5G: Evolution or Revolution?

This white paper provides an overview of 5G to enable planning and decision-making for 5G mobility applications and discusses specific use cases for 5G vehicle area networks.

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5G Brings Evolutionary and Disruptive Changes to the IoT

Infographic - How the IoT Enables Fleet Tracking

Take a look at the future of the IoT to plan your 5G path accordingly.

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