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KDDI-owned IoT connectivity provider Soracom has claimed its five-millionth IoT connection, citing strong uptake in the energy, retail, healthcare, agriculture, and consumer electronics industries. The figure represents an advance of …

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KDDI-owned Soracom is offering “native support” for satellite messaging with its global IoT connectivity offer, so enterprise IoT users can pay for both terrestrial and satellite connectivity in a single …

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KDDI-owned Soracom is offering satellite IoT connectivity via its global IoT connectivity platform, following a deal with Switzerland-based nanosatellite operator Astrocast. The deal enables Soracom to offer a “blended IoT …

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Consolidation in the satellite IoT space, already, and again; Swiss satellite IoT operator Astrocast has agreed a deal to acquire busy Dutch industrial IoT scale-up Hiber. Astrocast, with a network …

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IoT solution provider UnaBiz has acquired Sensatag, a five year-old Netherlands-based provider of low-power industrial IoT tracking solutions, for an undisclosed fee. Sensatag has a decent line in Sigfox trackers; …

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The number of satellite IoT subscribers will increase at a compound rate of 35.8 percent per year to reach 15.7 million in 2025, from around 3.4 million in 2020. Analyst …

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Satellite connectivity, spurred by new projects from the likes of Amazon and SpaceX, will support 24 million IoT connections by 2024, bringing new competition to established IoT technologies like LoRaWAN, …

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