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France-based Eutelsat and UK-based OneWeb have signed a provisional takeover deal, which values OneWeb at $3.4 billion, and would, if pursued and passed, would create a European satellite rival for …

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Telefónica is looking to offer a 5G-based dual-mode terrestrial-and-satellite service for NB-IoT connectivity. Its digital services business, Telefónica Tech, and managed services division, Telefónica Global Solutions (TGS), are working with …

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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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UK-based (Sweden-owned) IoT connectivity specialist Wyld Networks and US-based IoT solution provider TrakAssure have announced the first fruit of their joint labour, also with LoRaWAN system provider Senet and satellite …

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RWE has recruited Inmarsat to carry IoT data traffic from its hydroelectric power facilities in Snowdonia national park in northwest Wales over its new ELERA satellite service. The German energy …

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A team of scientists in Europe has bounced a LoRa message off the Moon. The feat sets a new distance record of 730,360 kilometres for the distance travelled by a …

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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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IoT connectivity company Ingenu has announced a plan to launch 72 satellites into space to support low-power machine communications for the smart energy, manufacturing, agriculture, cities, logistics, oil and gas, …

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Microsoft and Nokia have partnered with the South Australian Government to combine ‘space technology’ and terrestrial 5G in service of local industry, including as the basis for digital change in …

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UK satellite communications provider Inmarsat is to launch a global narrowband network for IoT connectivity, targeting the aviation, maritime, and government sectors. The new service, which goes by the name …

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