Fertile Ground in Agriculture IoT

M2M and IoT over satellite have mainly been implemented in cargo and transport applications, as well as in energy markets. However, one application (agriculture) is expected to buck the existing trend and achieve outsized returns…how can operators capture this growth, and excel in this increasingly competitive market? 

Marketplace: China set to complete its BeiDou satellite network, rival to GPS

During a showdown in the mid-’90s, China shot missiles toward Taiwan, but Chinese sources say the Americans cut off GPS signals to their precision weapons. “You don’t get any information on your positioning. That’s the reason why China wanted to be independent and have their own satellite-navigation system,”. China set to complete its BeiDou satellite.