The companies will, among other things, provide IoT satellite services for partners and interested parties in the areas of fleet management, fisheries, asset management and aggrotech.
HiSky Ltd., a developer and service provider of an affordable, agile IoT network, has partnered with Avanti Communications, the provider of high throughput satellite capacity across EMEA and operator of the HYLAS satellite fleet, to provide its IoT service on To expand Africa and the Middle East and to Great Britain and Scotland.
HiSky’s Smartellite IoT network includes satellite terminals, hub base stations and a cloud-based network management system (NMS) that can be deployed as a “network within a network” in any existing Ka- or Ku-GEO satellite ecosystem.
By deploying Avanti’s HYLAS HTS Ka-Band beams over the UK and Scotland, both companies will provide IoT satellite services to partners and prospects in the areas of fleet management, fisheries, asset management, aggrotech and more than seamless and complementary service for cellular coverage.
Nitzan Raz, hiSky CBO, commented on the partnership: “Working with Avanti has enabled hiSky to enter new regions and markets in the UK. HiSky’s satellite services provide complementary solutions for locations with poor cellular coverage in the most efficient and advanced way. Our system was designed for the requirements of the IoT market from day one and therefore enables us to offer our customers the cheapest monthly packages in the satellite market. We are very much looking forward to working with our local partners in the region and are already seeing opportunities in areas that were not available in our service and price level before this partnership. ”
Libby Barr, Avanti Chief Operating Officer, added, “Our core belief is that everyone has the potential to achieve their ambitions, and this partnership with hiSky will provide endless opportunities for companies in remote areas to achieve their goals. Together we will provide the best service when and where companies in the UK and Scotland need it most and enable them to cope with the evolving technological landscape. ”