January 5, 2023 - This milestone is the first of several that Yahsat expects to achieve via its investment in eSAT Global and Thuraya’s agreement with the company to develop a next-gen IoT platform.
January 5, 2023 - At CES 2023, industry representatives sketched out a vision of the future where satellites power more than ever.
November 16, 2022 - Yahsat has been a busy operator over the last few years. The company acquired Thuraya in a major move in the Middle East which gave it a more complete product portfolio.
October 21, 2022 - Californian startup eSAT Global says it also does not need new spectrum licenses or satellites to break into the direct-to-smartphone market.
October 11, 2022 - Yahsat has made a move in the IoT arena, acquiring a minority stake in eSAT Global, an IoT connectivity solutions provider that aims to bring a low-cost, low latency, direct-to-satellite IoT service to market.
October 11, 2022 - Thuraya, Yahsat’s mobility business, signs complementary commercial agreement to develop a Next-Generation IoT Platform with eSAT Global
July 2, 2020 - Rick Somerton, presently regional director ANZ for satellite IoT player eSAT Global, has been promoted to the company’s CEO.
June 3, 2020 - Tech Company News interviews Rick Somerton, Regional Director, ANZ at eSAT Global as he discusses the latest announcement with G8Way Technologies for tracking endangered species in Africa.
April 24, 2020 - eSAT Global — a US company planning to use existing geostationary satellites to provide communication for IoT applications — has formed a partnership with Canadian company Transport Genie under which eSAT Global will provide connectivity for Transport Genie’s system for the monitoring of livestock in transit.
March 23, 2020 - The idea for multi-sensory, connected livestock tags, which are touted to create up to $9 billion in value for the industry, came to Smart Paddock founder Darren Wolchyn when he was working on GPS tracking for golf carts.
March 9, 2020 - eSAT Global — a US company planning to use existing geostationary satellites for IoT applications — has scored its first Australian customer: Smart Paddock, developer of a livestock monitoring tag.
January 2020 - The words ‘Satellite IoT’ or ‘Satellite M2M’ tend to elicit pained or dismissive reactions - notions of high cost and bulky equipment drive the perception that applicability is limited to a few niche and insignificant markets.
November 22, 2019 - eSAT Global – which is planning to use existing geostationary satellites for IoT applications — has named Rick Somerton as regional director for Australian and New Zealand
November 7, 2019 - Thuraya and eSAT Global today announced the completion of successful tests validating eSAT’s Global LPWAN communications technology over Thuraya’s satellite system.
September 2019 - Satellite-based communications systems are poised to provide a revolutionary class of service: low-cost, narrow-band, two-way, ubiquitous connectivity which is often called Satellite IoT.
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