Astrocast Nominated for Via Satellite’s 2022 Satellite Technology of the Year Award
22 Feb 2023
Lausanne, Switzerland, February 22, 2023 – Astrocast, a leading global nanosatellite IoT network operator, announces today that ...
The Mobile Satellite Users Association (MSUA) is a global not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting satellite mobile innovation and development worldwide and amplifying the voice of millions of satellite service users for mobile communication, navigation, and safety.
Astrocast launched a commercially available cost-effective, bidirectional satellite IoT (SatIoT) solution, to connect IoT devices globally when outside of cell-based terrestrial networks, which cannot access 85% of the world. Accessibility to Astrocast’s SatIoT solutions, service and modules can transform the business model for global IoT, opening the door to new, powerful applications that will accelerate change and deliver value to business, individuals and the environment.
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.
“We are delighted to be a finalist for the 2023 MSUA Satellite Mobile Innovation Awards. 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
The MSUA will announce the awards for top satellite mobile innovations during the 2023 SATELLITE Conference in Washington, D.C. on March 14th. The awards luncheon will feature keynote speaker Antonio Franchi, Head of the 5G and 6G Strategic Program at the European Space Agency (ESA).
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.
The Mobile Satellite Users Association is a non-profit association dedicated to promoting the interests of the millions of users of satellite services for mobile communication, navigation, and safety worldwide. The association fosters the exchange of news, information, and ideas among and between users, suppliers of equipment and services, operators of satellite systems, and the various entities affecting the future of the industry. MSUA sponsors the annual Satellite Mobile Innovation Awards, celebrating the top anticipated and market-proven advancements in satellite services, and collaborates with conference organizers around the world to shape and facilitate conference programming dedicated to the users of satellite services. We invite you to join MSUA and to take part in our community. Visit msua.org to learn more.
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 www.SATShow.com.