O2 Telefónica and Skylo Technologies, a leading provider of satellite-based telecommunications for the Internet of Things (IoT), have entered into a partnership for global IoT connectivity. Skylo’s Non-Terrestrial Network (NTN), which transmits from space, can complement networks on Earth and help close supply gaps. Special devices are currently required to communicate with satellites. In the future, integrated 5G radio modules will be able to seamlessly switch between terrestrial and non-terrestrial networks.
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