Semtech and EchoStar testing LoRaWAN-enabled satellite connectivity

Wednesday 5 May 2021 | 10:07 CET | News
Semtech said it has joined forces with EchoStar Mobile to launch an initiative to test satellite connectivity services enabled by the Low Power Wide Area Network (LoRaWAN) protocol. The ultimate aim of the collaboration is to create what the partners describe as the first low cost, satellite-based, real-time, bidirectional, massive IoT connectivity service.

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