Cable & Telecom

Iristel, Kepler, partner on M2M services linking satellites with wire, wireless networks

TORONTO - Iristel Inc. is teaming up with Canadian nano-satellite company Kepler Communications to build collaborative M2M services that link tiny satellites with terrestrial wired and wireless networks.The two companies said Wednesday that M2M connectivity will begin with Iristel's national network and its subsidiary Ice Wireless, a regional mobile operator in Canada's North, and soon add Kepler's nano-satellites where ground infrastructure is not available. The first two Kepler nano-satellites are scheduled for launch in November.Iristel said that the partnership will offer customers a seamless transition between GSM and satellite networks without the need to obtain additional hardware for their IoT...

Our industry and COVID-19

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