Astrocast Nominated for Via Satellite’s 2022 Satellite Technology of the Year Award

22 February 2023

Lausanne, Switzerland, February 22, 2023Astrocast, a leading global nanosatellite IoT network operator, announces today that its Satellite IoT solution has been nominated for Via Satellite’s 2022 Satellite Technology of the Year Award. The nominees are chosen based on innovation, benefit to the industry, and overall disruption to the satellite landscape.  

With its bidirectional data protocol, Astrocast enables its customer to collect and manage their data from rural areas not covered by cellular or terrestrial networks through a state-of-the-art nanosatellite network, designed, assembled, and operated in-house.  

Astrocast is the only New Space IoT LEO network with commercial access to L-band spectrum and its miniaturised Astronode Patch Antenna is small enough to be integrated into any asset, enabling very portable solutions. Optimized for direct-to-satellite IoT applications, the Astronode S module offers the lowest peak power consumption on the market.  

The winner of the 2022 Satellite Technology of the Year Award will be determined by a combination of the Via Satellite editorial team and votes that come directly from industry. The public can vote for Astrocast online. 

“We are delighted to be nominated to Via Satellite’s 2022 Satellite Technology of the Year Award. Astrocast stands proud to be a leading Satellite IoT network operator and looks forward to being recognized for offering a disruptive technology that enables greater access to data from remote areas.”

said Fabien Jordan, CEO and Co-Founder Astrocast 

From the host of the prestigious “Satellite Executive of the Year Award”, Via Satellite has a longstanding history of recognizing the people leading the charge for the satellite industry.  

“Our Satellite Technology of the Year award is a highly competitive award, and a real highlight of recent SATELLITE shows. We know that this industry is all about amazing technology that powers business plans and ambitious visions. This award celebrates the great and the good of our industry and puts the spotlight firmly on the technology.”  

said Mark Holmes, Sr. Editorial Director, Via Satellite 

Voting closes at noon ET on March 14. The winner will be announced on Wednesday, March 15, at the Via Satellite Awards Luncheon at SATELLITE 2023. 

For more information on the award, or to vote for Astrocast, please visit  


About Astrocast 

Astrocast SA operates a leading global nanosatellite IoT network, offering services in industries such as Agriculture & Livestock, Maritime, Environment & Utilities to name a few. The Astrocast network enables companies to monitor, track, and communicate with remote assets from anywhere in the world. It relies on superior L-band spectrum through a strategic alliance with Thuraya. In partnership with Airbus, CEA/LETI and ESA, Astrocast developed Astronode S, an ultra-low power and miniaturised module compatible with inexpensive L-band patch antennas. Founded in 2014 by a renowned team of experts, Astrocast develops and tests all its products in-house, from the satellites to the modules. Astrocast is listed on Euronext Growth Oslo

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About Via Satellite 

Via Satellite provides essential news and expert business analysis on the global satellite communications marketplace, including current and evolving applications, infrastructure issues, technology, and business and regulatory developments around the world reaching the most engaged community of satellite professionals and qualified industry decision-makers. 

About SATELLITE 2023 

SATELLITE unites a diverse community of aerospace and connectivity thought leaders, entrepreneurs, executives, engineers, end-users and enthusiasts from around the world for the largest and most important global satellite technology event of the year. The SATELLITE Conference and Exhibition will take place on March 13-16, 2023, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center (801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC 20001). For more information, please visit  

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