Sateliot Partners with Exolaunch for First 5G IoT Satellite Mission

By Sunil Sonkar
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Sateliot Partners with Exolaunch for First 5G IoT Satellite Mission

Satellite-based 5G IoT connectivity company Sateliot has partnered with Exolaunch, which is a leader in satellite deployment services. The collaboration is significant as the two companies will be jointly launching and deploying satellites. This will thereafter enhance the landscape of global connectivity.


The company is based in Barcelona and San Diego. It operates within the 3GPP Standard framework. It is the same standard that is developed by industry giants like Apple, Sony and Samsung. The framework will enable it to offer satellite-based connectivity for narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) devices. It is all set to revolutionize the access of IoT. The connectivity will extend to remote regions. Hence, connectivity gap will be bridged.

Sateliot will deploy four additional satellites under the agreement and these will be named Sateliot_1, Sateliot_2, Sateliot_3, and Sateliot_4. The satellites are classified as 6U and to be launched on the SpaceX Transporter-11 Rideshare mission in mid-2024.

Sateliot CEO Jaume Sanpera emphasized the importance of the partnership. He said that partnering with Exolaunch is a significant milestone for the company while revolutionizing 5G IoT connectivity from space. The sentiment was echoed by Exolaunch mission manager Pablo Lobo. He expressed his excitement over the partnership.

The launching of the four satellites aboard SpaceX’s Transporter-11 mission will be from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. It will signify the start of commercial operations of Sateliot. It will also represent a step forward to its plan of building a constellation of 250 satellites.

The approach is innovative and partnership is strategic. It highlights the dynamic changes transpiring in the satellite communications sector in the world. The partnership is not just a business collaboration for the two companies. It is a step toward a more connected world.

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