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Inmarsat, Actility to Integrate Connectivity, Internet of Things Platforms; Greg Ewert Comments

Inmarsat, Actility to Integrate Connectivity, Internet of Things Platforms; Greg Ewert Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

ITInmarsat and Actility have partnered to offer an integrated Internet-of-Things platform for organizations to connect their systems and manage connected devices.

The satellite communications firm seeks to combine its connectivity platform with Actility’s ThingPark long-range wide area network platform for IoT users, Inmarsat said Friday.

Greg Ewert, president of Inmarsat’s enterprise business, said the company aims to enter into into the IoT market through the partnership.

Inmarsat has also joined the LoRa Alliance with the goal of promoting the LoRaWAN connectivity standard.

The Inmarsat-Actility offering will be built to help users communicate with their LoRa standard-based devices even in areas that have limited cellular and terrestrial coverage.

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Written by Mary-Louise Hoffman

is a writer of news summaries about executive-level business activity in the government contracting sector. Her reports for ExecutiveBiz are focused on trends and events that drive the GovCon industry to include commercial technologies that private companies are developing for federal government use. She contributes news content to ExecutiveBiz’s sister sites GovCon Wire and ExecutiveGov.

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