LightReading: Satellites poised to join 5G network topology

NSR discusses how Satellite is poised to join 5G Network Topology. [They] explained how companies like Iridium and Inmarsat are particularly interested in the prospect of NTN in Release 17 because they hold spectrum between 1.5GHz and 2.5GHz – in the so-called L-band and S-band – that could be added to existing 5G networks.

SpaceNews: Satellite veterans warn of space SPAC downside

NSR outlined how Iridium’s recurring revenue, and corresponding valuation, put it in a very different position from today’s SPACs in a forthcoming SpaceNews commentary. “The recent spree of space SPACs are marked by unrealistic projections,”. “Not counting Iridium, the average space SPAC has a $1.8 billion enterprise valuation built on assumptions it can grow [an average.

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? 

ShipInsight: Iridium testing new faster Certus transceiver

Northern Sky Research reports satellite-enabled IoT solutions total industry revenues are expected to grow to $2.5 billion by 2027, from approximately $1 billion in 2019. Iridium Certus® is Iridium’s new technology platform launched in January 2019 with initial broadband services provided for the maritime and land-mobile-related industries.

sUAS News: New Iridium Certus™ Transceiver for Faster Satellite IoT, Data and High-Quality Voice Applications Now in Live Testing

Northern Sky Research reports satellite-enabled IoT solutions total industry revenues are expected to grow to $2.5 billion by 2027, from approximately $1 billion in 2019. Iridium Certus is Iridium’s new technology platform launched in January 2019 with initial broadband services provided for the maritime and land-mobile-related industries.