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Astrocast Launches First Test Satellite of IoT CubeSat Network

December 05, 2018 / IoT.Business.News

Low Cost, Low latency Two-Way Network Disrupts IoT Satellite Market. Today, Astrocast announced the successful launch of its first test satellite for the Astrocast, low Earth orbit, Internet of Things (IoT) CubeSat network from Vandenberg Air Force Base. Using L-Band frequencies, Astrocast’s small form factor modules, powerful antennas, and optimized data protocol make it the most advanced nanosatellite on the market today. With Astrocast, companies can securely extend IoT applications to the 90% of the globe currently not covered by cellular networks. “We’re thrilled that the complete success of Spaceflight’s SSO-A mission placed payloads from 34 organizations on orbit,” said Curt Blake, president of Spaceflight. “This mission was dedicated to smallsats, many of them experiencing their first launches and we’re proud to have played a role in enabling access to space. We look forward to seeing the impact of Astrocast’s solution as they con...