Amazon, Iridium launching satellite cloud-based Internet of Things solution next year

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Amazon and Iridium are launching Iridium CloudConnect, a satellite cloud-based solution that offers global coverage for Internet of Things (IoT) applications in 2019. Iridium has joined the Amazon Web Services (AWS) partner network and has been collaborating with AWS on the development, the company said in a statement.

The new Iridium service will make Iridium IoT services available with AWS IoT.

Iridium’s IoT services have approximately 630,000 active devices as of June 30, 2018. The company has 66 cross-linked satellites.

[Image courtesy: Iridium]