The CTL Chromebook NL72-L series features updated cellular technology, including Band 48/CBRS support with download speeds up to 600MB (Cat 12)


PORTLAND, Oregon., August 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — CTL today announced CBRS support in the NL72L and NL72CT-L updates.

“Digital equity and inclusion is a priority for CTL and we believe that by adding additional communication technologies to our products, we are one step closer to closing the digital divide. Band 48 has been requested by our customers the most innovative and we are delighted to meet this need in the market.” – Erik StromquistCEO

Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) Band 48, often referred to as private LTE, is the 3.5 GHz frequency band, operating in the LTE spectrum in United Statesand is perfect for services that require ultra-high resources.

LTE was designed to operate in a wide range of frequency bands (450 MHz up to 3.8 GHz) called E-UTRA. LTE technology is capable of supporting two communication modes, FDD (Frequency Division Duplex) and TDD (Time Division Duplex).

The main advantages of the 48 CBRS band

  • Improved security. Network with dedicated radio equipment. Band 48 CBRS retains local data.
  • Improved mobility and range. Unlike Wi-Fi, this technology enables high-speed mobility, seamless transfers, and longer signal ranges.
  • Ability. Band 48 has enough capacity to allow high throughput applications and a large number of devices at the same time.
  • Optimized services. Applications can be customized and enhanced based on the specific industry, for services such as QoS, bandwidth, latency, etc.
  • Interoperability. The devices are able to communicate with each other, regardless of their manufacturer.
  • New wireless devices. New wireless technology, such as AGV helmets, security cameras, agricultural sensors, etc.

The NL72-L is powered by the Intel® Jasper Lake Dual-Core N4500 processor, which allows users to fully enjoy streaming media, fast web browsing and multitasking with multiple apps and tabs open without having to sacrifice performance !

This device is equipped with Wi-Fi 6, allowing users to work from the comfort of their home, office or hybrid classrooms. Wi-Fi 6 ensures a secure, quality connection while using very little battery so your Chromebook stays powered when you need it most.

The NL72-L measures 11.6″ and features Intel® UMA 1366 x 768 graphics. The NL72-L has an IP41 rated design and has been drop tested from 70cm. But the NL72 is just as powerful outdoors than indoors. . Featuring a built-in USB interface HD camera with an LED indicator and rotating camera, it can easily connect multiple devices to create the ultimate work setup. The device has two USB ports, an audio port and a 2-in-1 card reader. The Google AUE for the NL72-L is June 2029.

CTL NL72-L/CTL-L Chromebook Specifications
Bands: B2/4/5/7/12/13/14/17/25/26/29/30/66/71 B41(194M)/42/43/46/48
Display: Intel® UMA Graphics 1366 x 768 (touchscreen optional)
Processor: Jasper Lake Dual-Core Intel® N4500 Processor
Networking: Intel® Wi-Fi AX201 (Gig+) (Wi-Fi 6)
Memory: 4GB LPDDR4x-2933 SDRAM
SIM: Dual Sim support including e-sim
Storage: 64 GB eMMC
Cell card: Fibocom FM101 (Cat.12)
Dimensions: 11.6 x 8.1 x 0.74 inches
Lester: 2.85 pounds.
Ports: USB 3.0 (Type A) x 1 / USB Type C x 2 with power / audio (a single or combined 4-pole 3.5mm jack) / 2-in-1 card reader (usD, SD/MMC jack) – slot for SIM card
USD: June 2029

The CTL Chromebook NL72-L comes standard with a one-year parts and labor warranty and round-trip shipping. Warranty upgrade options are available. Both models can be purchased from, resellers and distributors including Ingram Micro and Synnex. Customers interested in bulk purchasing can request a quote here.

About CTL

CTL has been manufacturing the best premium Chromebooks, laptops, desktops, computer monitors, workstations and servers since 1989. CTL’s rugged Chromebooks for education, Chromeboxes and Chromebook tablets have been widely recognized by renowned technology publications such as PC Magazine,, Android Police, Android Central, CNET and Laptop Magazine. CTL’s head office, sales and support teams are all located at United States. CTL is a Google for Education Premier Partner and an Intel Technology Program Platinum Partner. For more information about CTL and to purchase CTL products, visit us at



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