Aramco’s Wa’ed Ventures and Phaistos invest €13mn in OQ Technology

Luxembourg, Dhahran, Athens. 01 September, 2022 – OQ Technology, a global 5G IoT (Internet of Things) satellite operator, has closed a €13 million  Series A funding round led by Wa’ed Ventures, the venture capital arm at Aramco (the Saudi oil and gas company), and Phaistos Investment Fund, managed by 5G Ventures in Greece.

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Wyld Networks and Miromico announce partnership to drive satellite IoT market

31 August 2022 – Satellite IoT specialist Wyld Networks has signed a partnership with the Swiss-based provider of the Internet of Things, Miromico AG. As part of the agreement, Miromico will help Wyld with the design, engineering and manufacture of its next generation of low-power, sensor-to-satellite LoRaWAN terminals and modules for IoT applications across areas

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Terran Orbital commissions fleet space CENTAURI-5 payload

Boca Raton, Florida – Terran Orbital Corporation, a global specialist in satellite solutions, primarily serving the United States and Allied aerospace and defense industries, has announced the commissioning of the Fleet Space CENTAURI-5 payload. The payload provides Machine to Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity to ground terminals and is an improved version

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Wyld Networks and ATSS sign agreement to deploy sensor to satellite connected IoT solutions across Saudi Arabia

Virtual satellite operator Wyld Networks has announce a partnership with ATSS, a Saudi Arabian IoT, IIoT, satellite and communications and systems integration company that produces solutions for manufacturing, agriculture, logistics, energy, and utilities.

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Ericsson, Qualcomm and Thales to take 5G into space for satellite-driven non-terrestrial networks

Ericsson, Thales, a global specialist in aerospace, defence, security & digital identity, and wireless technology provider Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. are planning to take 5G out of this world and across a network of Earth-orbiting satellites.

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EchoStar Mobile debuts pan-European LoRa-enabled IoT network

Dublin, Ireland. 5 July 2022 – EchoStar Mobile Limited, an agile, innovative mobile satellite services provider and subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation, announced the deployment of their pan-European LoRa-enabled Internet of Things (IoT) network. The network, operating in EchoStar Mobile’s licensed S-band spectrum from the EchoStar XXI satellite to offer bi-directional, real-time LoRa-enabled connectivity across Europe using a single network.

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Semtech and WITRAC transform asset tracking for maritime transport utilising LoRaWAN

Camarillo, California, USA. 26 May 2022 – Semtech Corporation, a global supplier of high performance analogue and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced that Boluda Corporación Maritima, a global maritime services provider, will leverage an asset tracking solution from WITRAC, a Valencia-based company offering innovative technology solutions that connect and provide visibility to the value chain.

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Eseye launches infinity IoT platform to solve enterprise IoT challenges

Guildford, UK. 20 May 2022 – Eseye, an IoT connectivity solutions, announced the launch of its ‘mission control’ IoT connectivity platform, Infinity. The Eseye Infinity IoT Platform delivers a single, customisable and scalable network for both today’s and tomorrow’s global IoT deployments.

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Cost efficiencies and sustainability drive IIoT adoption, but lack of skills and data strategy hold it back, says study

21st April 2022 – Greater cost efficiencies and improving environmental sustainability are the top drivers behind Internet of Things (IoT) adoption among businesses. This is according to research by Inmarsat, the specialist in global, mobile satellite communications.

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Astrocast joins the ‘Net Zero Space’ initiative, set up by the Paris Peace Forum

Lausanne, Switzerland / Paris, France. 20 April, 2022 –Astrocast, a global nanosatellite IoT network, joins the ‘Net Zero Space’ initiative, set up by the Paris Peace Forum. Committed to the long-term sustainability of outer space, Astrocast joins satellite operators, launchers, space agencies and academics in the initiative, with a collective aim of achieving sustainable use of outer

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Alif Semiconductor and OQ Technology to deploy NB-IoT connectivity for hybrid terrestrial-satellite networks

California, USA, and Luxembourg, Europe, 3 March 2022 – Alif Semiconductor, a global provider of microcontrollers and fusion processors, and IoT satellite operator OQ Technology have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on a narrowband internet-of-things (NB-IoT) solution for hybrid terrestrial satellite networking. Alifs fingertip sized, highly integrated cellular enabled IoT devices will

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Wyld Networks and TrakAssure to provide terrestrial and satellite IoT connectivity for the supply chain

22 February 2022 – Wyld Networks and TrakAssure LLC will integrate the Wyld Connect hybrid LoRaWAN satellite IoT connectivity solution into TrakAssure’s asset tracking IoT sensors for the supply chain market. The companies will also offer the joint end-to-end solution globally in other complementary IoT markets.

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Wyld Networks and Agrology to use satellite IoT so farms can collect data in remote locations

15 February 2022 – Wyld Networks and Agrology have announced a partnership to integrate Wyld Connect into Agrology’s ground truth predictive agriculture platform. Wyld Connect is a low-cost, IoT global connectivity network based on low-orbit satellite systems.

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Lacuna and Semtech expand LoRaWAN coverage through IoT to satellite connectivity

Semtech Corporation, a global supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced a joint initiative with Lacuna Space to further increase coverage and resilience of LoRaWAN connectivity.

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Hughes and Airtel to provide satellite broadband services in India

New Delhi, India – Hughes Communications India Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of Hughes Network Systems, LLC , a provider of satellite and multi-transport technologies and networks for 50 years, and Bharti Airtel Limited, India’s communications solutions provider, announced the formation of a joint venture to provide satellite broadband services in India.

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Hiber announces new version of IoT tracking system for remote monitoring of heavy industrial vehicles

Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Las Vegas, USA. 5 January 2022 – IoT-as-a-Service scaleup Hiber announced at CES 2022 a new version of its satellite-based HiberEasypulse fleet monitoring system to support the tracking and analysis of heavy industrial vehicles and machinery anywhere on earth.

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