Optimized, Single-mode LTE Category M1/NB1 IoT Connectivity Solution for Worldwide Use

The Monarch GM01Q module is an all-in-one, single-mode LTE-M (eMTC) and NB-IoT module with worldwide deployment and roaming capability. The Monarch GM01Q module comprises Sequans’ Monarch LTE Platform and all other elements necessary for a complete LTE modem system. These include an LTE-optimized transceiver, a complete Single SKU™ RF front-end to support LTE bands worldwide, and key interfaces, all in a single compact LGA package. The Monarch GM01Q module also includes Sequans’ carrier-proven LTE protocol stack and a comprehensive software package for over-the-air device management and packet routing. The Monarch GM01Q module is compatible with any host running Linux, Windows and a wide range of embedded and real-time operating systems.


The Monarch GM01Q module is ideal for adding LTE connectivity to M2M and IoT devices. It is an ultra-compact, high performance solution, delivering a perfect blend of LTE features and ultra-low power consumption ideal for the design of cellular devices including sensors, meters, buttons, and trackers of all kinds.


  • Certified by operators: AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, KDDI, NTT Docomo, Orange, SoftBank, Sprint, Telstra, TELUS, Verizon Wireless
  • Certified by regulatory agencies: GCF, PTRCB, FCC, IC, ACMA, JATE, TELEC
  • 3GPP LTE Release 13 Cat M1/NB1
    • LTE UE category M1 (1.4 MHz bandwidth) up to 300 kbps DL/375
      kbps UL in HD-FDD
    • LTE UE category NB1 (200 kHz bandwidth) up to 40 kbps DL/55
      kbps UL in HD-FDD
  • Operates with a single LTE antenna on LTE low and mid bands
  • Upgradable to 3GPP Release 14 LTE Advanced Pro
  • Ultra small 20 x 21 x 1.5 mm LGA module
  • Based on Sequans Monarch LTE Platform
  • Embedded LWM2M client
  • Embedded TCP/IP stack
  • Support for data over PPP and over AT commands
  • Compatible with Linux, Windows and a wide range of embedded and real-time OSes
  • High-speed UART as primary data and AT command interface
  • Fully tested and calibrated
  • Pin-to-pin compatible with all other Sequans Q series modules

Monarch GM01Q Development Kits

Monarch GM01Q EVK

For testing of Monarch GM01Q module on an LTE-M network.



Connect and test LTE-M IoT devices for the Orange network using Monarch GMS01Q and STMicroelectronics STM32 DISCOVERY kit.


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