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A direct-to-satellite IoT communication service to scale-up your remote operations around the globe

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BIDIRECTIONAL

Reliable connection thanks to acknowledged messages from and to your IoT assets.

COST-EFFICIENT

Compact system size and affordable data plans enable a cost-effective global communication service.

LOW-ENERGY

Optimized hardware, communication protocol and network for low energy operation and longest battery life.

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Communication

The Astronode S technology embeds an optimized communication protocol, paired up with an Astrocast antenna for direct-to-satellite communication with our constellation. The Astronode S technology allows customers to connect and communicate with all of their assets in remote areas not covered by terrestrial networks.

Meet the Astronode S
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API

The Astrocast API allows customers to manage their Astronode S modules and devices, retrieve messages received from their assets, and send commands back, through a secure REST API built on standard JSON messages. Customers control access and permissions to their devices and data through access tokens.

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Portal

The Astrocast Portal allows customers to manage their Astronode S modules and devices through a user-friendly web application. Customers can retrieve messages received from their assets and send commands back around the globe, access their account and data and grant additional access and permissions to other users.

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Discover our data plans

Plan1

$1.30/month

Data included 1kB/device

Plan5

$2.40/month

Data included 5kB/device

Plan15

$3.50/month

Data included 15kB/device

Plan30

$6/month

Data included 30kB/device

Plan60

$11/month

Data included 60kB/device

No activation fee, no hidden fee.

Automated billing system applies the most cost-effective plan for your devices.

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How to choose your Satellite IoT provider?

Satellite IoT enables asset tracking and monitoring anywhere, regardless of blind spots without cellular coverage. Opening 85% of the planet to connectivity, SatIoT unlocks the industrial IoT market. Whether you need to keep track of vehicles, pipelines, livestock, crops, or containers, how do you choose your SatIoT provider accordingly? Here are the 5 things to take into consideration if you want to take your IoT business to the next level.

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FAQs

How do the Astrocast Satellite IoT data plans work?

We offer a combination of five standard plans, adapted to an expected volume of data transmission by modules that are in operation, covering 1, 5, 15, 30 or 60 KB per month per module. No fee is applied for switching between those standard plans, allowing users to control their spending more easily.

In summary, our data plans are based on the following pricing structure:

PLAN 1: Data included 1kB/device for $1.30/month

PLAN 5: Data included 5kB/device for $2.40/month

PLAN 15: Data included 15kB/device for $3.50/month

PLAN 30: Data included 30kB/device for $6/month

PLAN 60: Data included 60kB/device for $11/month

Astrocast offers minimum contract lengths that vary between three to five years, to cover long-term operations with no activation fees for the modules accessing our network. For more information visit our Satellite IoT data plans article.

How can I send downlink commands to my assets?

Downlink commands can be sent to your assets manually in the Astrocast portal, or via the API. Find out more on the Astrocast 101 video “Send a downlink command to the Astronode S“.

Are my messages and data secure?

Astrocast’s network was built with sensitive industries and customers in mind. Our system features secure end-to-end 256-Bit encryption with unique device keys and authenticated access. Visit our Security page to find out more about our state-of-the-art secure protocol to keep your devices and transmissions secure.

Does my asset know if the sent data was received successfully?

Yes, all messages are acknowledged to the sender by the satellite upon reception. If a message is not acknowledged, the Astronode S will resend it on the next satellite contact.

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