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Six Ways Asset Tracking Can Help Reduce Costs and Wastage in the Supply Chain

May 13, 2022

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Six Ways Asset Tracking Can Help Reduce Costs and Wastage in the Supply Chain

From cargo theft to compromised shipment integrity, route optimisation to driver safety, there are increasing challenges - and opportunities - throughout the supply chain. Here's how Asset Tracking can help.

Selecting the right satellite connectivity for people or machines

January 17, 2022

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Selecting the right satellite connectivity for people or machines

For Oil and Gas companies, selecting the right satellite connectivity to connect people or machines can be complex. We’ve built a simple decision tree to help you determine the best satellite solutions to connect people or machines, whether your throughput requirements are low or high, fixed or mobile. *Mobile can also be fixed These products […]

Man vs. machine: comparing the cost of BGAN satellite connectivity with field engineers

December 16, 2021

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Man vs. machine: comparing the cost of BGAN satellite connectivity with field engineers

Nobody questions the value of data extracted from oil well sites. In this blog post we’re comparing the pros and cons of both options - man or BGAN satellite connectivity machine.

The best portable satellite terminals in 2022

December 2, 2021

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The best portable satellite terminals in 2022

If you're venturing out beyond cellular network coverage, you may well need portable satellite internet - but with a dizzying array of terminals available, which will be the best for your requirements? We've rounded up the best devices on the market today with a comparison guide to help make the right choice.

Selecting the right solution ready for the PSTN switch off

September 30, 2021

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Selecting the right solution ready for the PSTN switch off

IP communications will inevitably require all remote sites to be linked via digital IP connections when the traditional PSTN lines are switched off in 2025. By understanding the application, the frequency of transmission and volume of data ensures the best communications solution fit - be that BGAN M2M or the new RockREMOTE from Ground Control.

Calling UK Utility Providers…Get Switched on About the Big Switch Off

September 27, 2021

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Calling UK Utility Providers…Get Switched on About the Big Switch Off

The PSTN will be switched off in December 2025. With 16 million lines and channels to manage, most replacements will be straightforward swaps to cellular or fibre. This leaves an estimated 10% of sites too far from the exchange to be serviced by fibre or broadband over copper, with many of these also requiring more resilience than cellular coverage offers. Here's what Ground Control recommends for these sites.

Far-Sighted Satellite Solutions for Constant Connectivity

March 26, 2020

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Far-Sighted Satellite Solutions for Constant Connectivity

We can now establish optimal communications to and from even the most inaccessible areas on land, on sea and in the skies, while contributing directly to the reduction of international carbon emissions.

What is Iridium NEXT?

March 9, 2020

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What is Iridium NEXT?

In 2019, Iridium celebrated the final launch of its upgraded satellites to replace all Block 1 units in orbit. This marked the completion of the new Iridium NEXT constellation.

Ground Control Delivers SBD Data to AWS Platforms

November 26, 2019

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Ground Control Delivers SBD Data to AWS Platforms

Whatever the function, Iridium short burst data (SBD) is a tried, tested, and cost-effective method of getting IoT data back to you via satellite from anywhere on Earth.

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