Introducing Ground Control to Wireless Innovation Customers

July 27, 2021

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Introducing Ground Control to Wireless Innovation Customers

Welcome Wireless Innovation customers! Hopefully you’ll have seen our emails and social media posts about this change, but if not, don’t worry, you’re in the right place. In this blog post we’ll explain why we have a new name and website, and hopefully, get you as excited about our journey as we are.

Introducing Ground Control to Rock Seven Customers

July 27, 2021

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Introducing Ground Control to Rock Seven Customers

Welcome Rock Seven customers! Hopefully you’ll have seen our emails and social media posts about this change, but if not, don’t worry, you’re in the right place. In this blog post we’ll explain why we have a new name and website, and hopefully, get you as excited about our journey as we are.

2021 – The Year Your iPhone Calls go Extra-terrestrial?

June 9, 2021

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2021 – The Year Your iPhone Calls go Extra-terrestrial?

Enabling all iPhone users with the ability to use extra-terrestrial networks to phone home would be a dramatic step forwards in the ubiquity of satellite connectivity. With the speculation that Apple’s latest iPhone model will have satcom connectivity “as standard”, could there be a space race of a new era?

Iridium NEXT-8 Launch and the Future of Satellite Communications

January 6, 2021

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Iridium NEXT-8 Launch and the Future of Satellite Communications

Iridium is the only mobile voice and data satellite communications network that spans the entire globe pole to pole. It enables connections between people, organisations and assets to and from anywhere in the world, in real time.

Introducing Intelligent Cellular ‘i-Cell’

October 21, 2020

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Introducing Intelligent Cellular ‘i-Cell’

The sun is soon to set on the second- and third-generation (2G and 3G) networks around the world. In response, we've developed a smart solution to automatically switch from 2G to LTE spectrum encompassing eUICC technology.

Wireless Innovation Makes Strategic Leadership Appointment

October 13, 2020

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Wireless Innovation Makes Strategic Leadership Appointment

Ground Control is pleased to announce a new strategic appointment to its leadership team, with Alastair Macleod joining as chief executive officer.

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.

Welcoming New Reseller, Adafruit

February 26, 2020

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Welcoming New Reseller, Adafruit

Ground Control is delighted to announce that the world famous IoT specialist Adafruit has become a US reseller of a RockBLOCK bundle.