The Sierra Wireless AirPrime MC8705 embedded module offers quad-band HSPA+ data speeds (up to 21 Mbps peak download speeds) across all 3G/HSPA networks operating in New Zealand. Vodafone 900/2100MHz, Telecom 850 MHz.
In addition the MC8705 offers integrated GPS (through support for Qualcomm's gpsOne technology) allowing developers to design in one module for both high speed cellular and GPS.
The HSPA+ data speeds of the MC8705 allow developers to expand their applications into areas requiring higher bandwidth including video download, 3G broadband ethernet, and internet access.
The MC8705 replaces the MC8700 HSPA+ quad-band module. Advantages of the new module include support for GPS and lower prices.