On March 14, 2023, emnify, a renowned cloud-native enabler of IoT cellular connectivity, announced its strategic partnership with Skylo, a Non-Terrestrial Network (NTN) service provider. This collaboration will avail emnify users with 3GPP Rel-17 NTN-compliant radio user equipment for satellite IoT and terrestrial cellular connections. The solution will be supported by Skylo's global technology and will be managed using emnify's unique web portal and APIs.
This collaboration places emnify at the cutting edge of an emerging IoT connectivity revolution. To integrate satellite and terrestrial mobile communications systems into a unified 'network of networks,' the companies will deliver more resilient, accessible, and flexible connectivity solutions. Furthermore, drawing on the latest 3GPP standards launched in March 2022, it will be among the first to provide dependable NTN support for IoT device fleets.
emnify's IoT SuperNetwork offers a seamless service experience to customers worldwide, providing them with a single intuitive and responsive user interface to configure, manage, and update their devices. This reliable terrestrial mobile network coverage is now supplemented by satellite IoT connectivity to ensure constant connectivity of devices, regardless of location. emnify's partnership with Skylo elevates its solutions, reinforcing its position as the ultimate provider of cost-effective, dependable, and flexible network connectivity.
VP of Network Access at emnify, Alexander Schebler, shared, "Today, most enterprises are limited to using terrestrial mobile networks for wireless IoT solutions, unless they opt for costly and proprietary satellite network services from an additional service provider." He added, "With this collaboration, we're changing that forever and redefining the future of IoT connectivity. There's no need for hybrid or proprietary solutions and patchworks of IoT service subscriptions: by bringing emnify and Skylo together, we're providing cost-effective universal connectivity and enabling customers to realize the full value inherent in their device fleets via their existing emnify cloud infrastructure."
(Source – Business Wire)
emnify is a leading cloud building block for cellular communications in the IoT stack, providing secure and scalable connectivity for millions of IoT devices worldwide. Its cloud-native integrations and no-code workflows ensure easy scalability for deployments of all sizes. The company's IoT SuperNetwork is the largest globally distributed mobile cloud core network, supporting local network access in over 180 countries through partnerships with leading cloud providers, system integrators, and radio network operators. Founded in 2014 and based in Berlin, it is trusted by thousands of the world's most innovative companies.