Vodafone Technical Documentation


Welcome to the technical documentation center of Exelonix GmbH for Vodafone products. Here you will find all technical resources of our Vodafone NB-IoT products.

Vodafone USB Connect LPWA


The Vodafone USB Connect LPWA (Low Power Wide Area) has been designed for customers who want to connect to the cellular IoT Networks (NB-IoT/LTE- M) in a simple way. It offers a standard LPWA IoT module device for any hardware, with a USB-connector.

Supported Features :

  • LTE Category NB1 (Release 13)
  • LTE Category M1 (Release 13)
  • 3GPP Frequency Bands: B2, B3, B4, B5, B8, B12, B13, B20, B28 
  • Small USB-dongle form factor
  • Vodafone global IoT SIM embedded
  • Integrated and external antenna connector for improved coverage

Supported operating systems: 

  • Linux Kernel 4.14 or above 
  • Windows 10
  • Android 4.0 and above

Supported Cellular Networks:

  • International multi-region coverage in Cat M1 / NB1 radio access technologies.

IoT Module & Chipset:

Device Management:

  • AT commands
  • OTA firmware delivery

Typical applications:

Applications with low data consumption :

  • Collection of sensor data
  • Industrial or environmental monitoring
  • Connectivity for smart city applications
  • E-health
  • Predictive maintenance
  • Metering
  • Smart building sensors
  • Network monitoring & troubleshooting

Vodafone NB-IoT Development Kit ( Available in Germany )


The Vodafone NB-IoT Development Kit has been designed for customers who want to start an NB-IoT development. 

Supported Features :

  • Small form factor
  • Interfaces: UART,RS232, USB
  • Integrated into an IoT cloud
  • Quick start-up
  • NB|EASY programming interface to control modem functionality
  • Comparison of NB-IoT against 2G/3G/4G standards

The Vodafone NB-IoT Development Kit can also be controlled via Android smartphones with the NB|METER App. Beside these tools, the standard u-blox tools (m-center) works as well.