World’s First Commercial NB-IoT Solution, by Skylo and Inmarsat
Inmarsat will provide its satellite capabilities to Skylo under the agreement. Also, In India, The solution is available in India as well, as the companies have partnered with BSNL. The companies said in a press statement that they will announce the plans for the rollout later this year.
Rajeev Suri, CEO, Inmarsat, said, “we are delighted to work with Skylo to provide the IoT fabric that matches their ambition.”
Parth Trivedi, CEO and Co-Founder, Skylo, said, “We look forward to expanding globally and making our platform available to small and large enterprises, companies deploying new sensors, systems integrators, distributors, Governments and OEMs”. Incidentally, Skylo specialize in simple IoT connectivity devices. The company handles a global IoT connectivity network.
Many daily life applications such as ATMs, card payment machines and so on use NB-IoT. The tech uses a narrow spectrum band to connect these devices over relatively modest network speeds. Recently, NB-IoT has found a variety of applications, especially with the complications of the pandemic’s second wave. Governments are also managing vaccine efficacy and delivery via NB-IoT devices.