Becoming AT&T Network Ready is Simple

If your device uses an AT&T Approved Module and is not one of these device types, then follow the steps below to initiate the Network Ready process.

  • Verify PTCRB Certification

    Your device must be PTCRB certified and meet AT&T’s minimum antenna performance specifications.  PTCRB certification can be obtained for as low as $5K from any of these recommended PTCRB labs.  Here are the AT&T antenna performance limits

  • Identify Your Device on our Network

    Network Ready devices must comply with ONE of the following identification methods: 1) Support ODIS, 2) Unique IMEI Type Allocation Code (TAC), or 3) Periodic upload of all your device IMEI numbers.

  • Complete Network Testing on Your Own

    Use the step below to initiate this process.  AT&T will work with you and provide you with SIMs to accomplish this testing.  We will collect the results and let you know if there are any issues.

  • Initiate the Device Network Ready Process

    Click here to initiate any Device Network Ready activity, and you will be guided into the correct process.

AT&T Device Certification Simplified

IoT Security and GSMA Guidelines

When it comes to security, AT&T follows the best practices of the GSMA guidelines, and we encourage our partners to follow them as well.
Click here to download the latest GSMA guidelines as a PDF.


Some Devices May Not Qualify for Our Simple Certification Procedures

Some Devices May Not Qualify for Our Simplest Network Ready Procedures

In some cases, becoming Network Ready requires different steps. This is true of the following device types:

  • Drones
  • eBook Readers
  • Laptops
  • Tablets
  • Telematics Control Units
  • Netbooks
  • Wearables

Additionally, separate Network Ready processes are required for devices using chipsets or non-approved modules. Click here and you will be guided into the correct process to get Network Ready on these device types.