Argentina has joined the market for satellite-supported Internet of Things (IoT) services in agriculture with the launch of its first pico-satellite.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has launched the DEWA-SAT 1 nanosatellite in collaboration with NanoAvionics, becoming the world’s first utility to use nanosatellites to improve the maintenance and planning of electricity and water networks.
Arsat, Argentina’s state-owned satellite company, is to run a 289 million peso (about $2.8 million) project to provide connectivity for free internet access in towns across the country.
Indian multinational telecommunications services company Bharti Airtel and Hughes Communications India Pvt Ltd (HCIPL), a majority-owned subsidiary of Hughes Network Systems LLC, a player in satellite and multi-transport technologies and networks announced the formation of a joint venture to provide satellite broadband services in India.
In order to scale up the delivery of its broadband internet for the rural regions of Southeast Asia and the Pacific, Kacific Broadband Satellites will migrate its IT infrastructure and critical business applications to Amazon Web Services (AWS) by 2022.