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Which SIM card should I use with my ICX35-HWC?

There are 2 types of SIM cards that could be used with the ICX35-HWC Industrial Cellular Gateway.

  • Standard SIM cards, the same cards used by cellular phones.
  • M2M SIM cards, dedicated to Machine-to-Machine communication.

When should I use a Standard SIM card?

Standard SIM cards can be used if you plan to use the ICX35-HWC with Belden Horizon™ for temporary remote access to your system. They can also be used for permanent communications if the ICX35-HWC is used as an Open VPN client, but this requires the presence of an Open VPN Server to manage the communications.

When should I use an M2M SIM card?

M2M SIM cards can be used for the same usages as standard SIM cards, and also allow the following usage: Permanent communications without the presence of an Open VPN server to manage the communications.

Learn more about the Industrial Cellular Gateway.