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Forecast: Global satellite IoT subs at 21.2m by 2026

According to a research report from specialist IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the global satellite IoT communications market is growing at a steady pace. Despite the impact of the pandemic, the global satellite IoT subscriber base grew to surpass 3.9 million in 2021. The number of satellite IoT subscribers is forecast to increase at a […]

September 2, 2022

Analyst: The mystery of SpaceX’s value

Tim Farrar of TMF Associates says the recent “breathless” valuations for SpaceX (ranging from between $80 billion to $100 billion) are inconsistent. He says the quoted company valuations have near-tripled over the past year, and with SpaceX’s share price – albeit privately held – rising from about $200 per share to $560 over the same […]

December 9, 2021

SpaceX to buy Swarm Tech.

Swarm Technologies makes tiny cube-satellites. SpaceX has filed a request with the FCC to transfer all of Swarm satellite licences to SpaceX. The FCC application states that Swarm is being sold to SpaceX.  Swarm is focused on providing connectivity for Internet of Things products and applications. Swarm has some 150 of its cube-satellites into orbit. […]

August 10, 2021By Chris Forrester