Smallsat IoT: Finally Time to Shine?

Once dismissed as hype – the planning of these constellations has come a long way. Is it finally time for smallsat IoT to shine, and how should it move forward in an era of COVID-19?

A Land Mobile Satcom Duel to Behold

NSR found the Land Mobile via satellite will reach an inflection point where the change in the revenue mix will undergo quite a profound shift from narrowband technologies to broadband platforms and use cases. So, what does this mean for satellite operators and services providers?

Room: Satellite-based IoT – the race is on

Discussing Satellite-based IoT, forecasts like those from Northern Sky Research (NSR) predict 30 billion IoT devices in total will be online by the middle of the next decade… NSR also estimates that the satcom IoT pie will have grown to US$5 billion by 2025.

SatMagazine: Understanding the Satellite IoT Opportunity

Northern Sky Research (NSR) points out that while the majority of connected IoT devices will connect via terrestrial means, there remains a niche for low cost satcom services to deliver uninterrupted connectivity for devices operating outside of terrestrial network footprints and move in and out of terrestrial networks.