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A Guide to Satellite IoT for Cellular IoT Specialists

Many of the challenges faced in cellular connectivity – interoperability, coverage, power consumption, data optimization – have parallels in satellite connectivity. If you know what to expect, you can plan accordingly, and save yourself time and money in the long run.

RockBLOCK Sense being used in fracking sites in Canada

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March 19, 2024

What Does a Clear View of the Sky Mean?

Not having a clear view of the sky can disrupt your satellite transmissions, leading to reduced accuracy & reliability. Here’s how to check that your antenna is located appropriately to avoid these pitfalls.

Diagram showing how obstructions can prevent a clear view of the sky


February 16, 2024

IP vs Messaging for Satellite IoT Data Transmission

We discuss the cost and efficiency considerations of choosing between IP and messaging for satellite IoT data transmission, and the importance of selecting the most suitable method based on specific applications.

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January 23, 2024

The Vital Role of LEO Satellites in Safe and Secure UAV Drone Operations

UAV operators seeking to pilot drones BVLOS need to have complete trust in their communication channels. Increasingly, LEO satellites are used as a failover. Our blog post explores why, how and where.

RockBLOCK used in UAV / drone for BVLOS

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January 5, 2024

Military Satellite Communications: From IDSCS to Space Force and Beyond

With their reliable, ubiquitous connectivity, satellite communications have become increasingly indispensable in modern warfare.

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December 8, 2023

Satellite asset tracking for construction projects

Asset tracking is key to the construction industry, from preventing theft through to improving worker safety; and satellite is key to achieving these goals in remote construction sites.

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December 7, 2023

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