SES and Shevon report delivery of O3b ‘high-throughput, low-latency’ satellite connectivity for mining in DR Congo

An African mining company based in the DRC will be enjoying high-speed satellite-based connectivity services as part of a new agreement between Shevon and SES, the two companies has announced. The two-year agreement will see Shevon provide SES’s O3b Medium earth Orbit (MEO) high-throughput and low-latency connectivity services, enabling the DRC mining company to implement

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Myriota and Grundfos to develop water pump remote monitoring system

Adelaide, Australia. 6 October 2022 – Myriota, the world specialist in secure, low-power satellite connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT) is delighted to announce the launch of Grundfos’ innovative range of satellite-connected, solar-powered water pumps. In developing this simple, “works anywhere you can see the sky” solution, Grundfos are tackling a major pain point for Australia’s 34,000 livestock

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IoT interoperability – Living the dream

With the arrival of cost-effective Satellite IoT (SatIoT), Systems Integrators are rushing to meet the huge pent-up demand for global solutions that allow asset tracking across the 85% of the planet not covered by cellular networks. They are building fully connected IoT solutions, where mobile assets can be tracked as they move, connecting to an

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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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Astrocast provides Soracom customers access to global satellite IoT connectivity

Lausanne, Switzerland & Seattle USA, 27 July 2022 – Astrocast, a global nanosatellite IoT network operator, and Soracom, a global provider of advanced IoT connectivity, announce a partnership to embed the Astrocast Satellite IoT (SatIoT) solution into the Soracom platform. This collaboration enables Soracom to offer integrators and end customers blended IoT connectivity options that comprise satellite and

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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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Thailand marine department to deploy several thousand Globalstar SPOT Gen4 satellite trackers via Thaicom to safeguard island visitors

Dublin, Ireland. 30 June, 2022 – Globalstar Europe satellite services ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar Inc., and a provider in satellite messaging, IoT, and emergency notification technologies, announces that SPOT Gen4 satellite messengers will be deployed by Thailand Marine Department to provide safety and security for all travellers on and around the island

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Intelsat and Microsoft to demo private LTE and 5G network using global satellite and ground network

McLean, VA., & Redmond, WA., USA. 27 February, 2022 – Intelsat, operator of an integrated satellite and terrestrial network, reports the successful demonstration of a private cellular network said to be one of the first of its kind. The operator is collaborating with Microsoft Azure Private Multi-Access Edge Compute and FlexEnterprise using Intelsat’s satellite-based global connectivity service.

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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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NanoAvionics launches three satellites, aboard SpaceX transporter-3 mission

Vilnius, Lithuania, 20 January 2022 – NanoAvionics, a smallsat manufacturer and mission integrator, confirmed the reception of signals and healthy telemetry data from all of the three satellites launched into low Earth orbit via the successful SpaceX Transporter-3 mission.

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Inmarsat provides IoT-over-Satellite monitoring for RWE’s hydroelectric power stations in Wales

Renewable energy firm RWE is using IoT-over satellite technology provided by Inmarsat and provider, Ground Control at its hydroelectric power facilities in the rugged, mountainous region of Snowdonia national park in northwest Wales.

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OQ Technology to add another ‘cell tower in space’ to its 5G IoT constellation

Luxembourg. 17th November 2021 – 5G Internet of Things (IoT) satellite operator OQ Technology has announced the upcoming launch of its second ‘cell tower in space’. Ramping up its global satellite constellation for 5G IoT applications, OQ Technology’s latest mission, ‘Tiger-3’, follows the successful launch and tests of its Tiger-2 satellite in June this year.  The satellite will

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Team of satellite industry and finance launch the satellite-focused leaseTech to disrupt equipment financing

Geneva, CH. 16 November, 2021 – SatLease Capital announced its official take off, aiming to disrupt the satellite telecommunications industry, revolutionising the way that firms finance telecommunications equipment.

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Viasat to buy Inmarsat in US$7.3bn deal, launching new broad and narrowband services including IoT

Viasat Inc., a global communications company, and Inmarsat, a provider of global mobile satellite communications services, announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Viasat will acquire Inmarsat in a transaction valued at $7.3 billion (€6.36 billion), comprised of $850.0 million (€740.37 million) in cash, approximately 46.36 million shares of Viasat common stock valued at $3.1

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Weaver Labs to support humanitarian agencies in ESA’s €747,000 Track & Trust investment

Weaver Labs, a UK-based start-up driving growth through connectivity, will work in collaboration with OroraTech as part of a Track & Trust consortium led by Datarella to tackle complex supply chain challenges that humanitarian agencies across the world face.

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The global satellite IoT subscriber base to reach 15.7 million by 2025

According to a new research report from IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the global satellite IoT communications market is growing at a good steady pace. Despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the global satellite IoT subscriber base grew to surpass 3.4 million in 2020.

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