GSMA creates Africa and Asia digital inclusion fund
06 April 2020
Mobile industry group GSMA has launched the Innovation Fund for Mobile Internet Adoption and Digital Inclusion, designed to increase mobile internet adoption and usage among those who have coverage but are not using it in in Africa and Asia.
It is supported by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in Germany, the GSMA and its members. Find out more
Eutelsat plans LEO satellite for IoT connectivity
08 March 2018
ELO (Eutelsat LEO for Objects) will be used to assess the performance of LEO satellites in providing narrowband connectivity for the IoT.
Eutelsat has commissioned its first LEO (low Earth orbit) satellite.
Nano- and microsatellite specialist Tyvak International, a subsidiary of US and Italy headquartered Terran Orbital Corporation, will build the spacecraft for the operator.
Eutelsat LEO for Objects (ELO) will be used to assess the performance of low Earth orbit satellites in providing narrowband connectivity for the IoT. Find out more