Skylo to provide NTN service for Qualcomm Aware™ Platform

Skylo is excited to be the NTN service provider for Qualcomm’s Aware Platform! We’re so proud of this game-changing collaboration for IoT.

Mountain View, CA - June 22, 2023 - Skylo Technologies, a direct-to-device Non-Terrestrial Network (NTN) operator, focused on connecting anything, anywhere, announced its collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a global leader in advanced wireless technologies. The collaboration aims to use Skylo's satellite connectivity solution with the Qualcomm Aware™ Platform, utilizing the new satellite-capable Qualcomm® 212S Modem and Qualcomm® 9205S Modem, offering enhanced connectivity options for a wide range of industries.

Skylo Technologies specializes in delivering NTN services that enable cellular modems, smartphone messaging, wearables, and devices to connect directly over existing satellite networks. By connecting with Skylo's commercial NTN RAN (Radio Access Network), which includes a 3GPP Release 17 standards-based base station and core, the Qualcomm Aware Platform will allow businesses to access reliable and extensive connectivity that easily roams between terrestrial and satellite networks. This integration will enable organizations across various sectors, including agriculture, maritime, logistics, mining, and more, to realize the benefits of enhanced connectivity for their critical operations.

"We are excited to collaborate with Skylo and implement this disruptive new connectivity capability of satellite NTN service with the Qualcomm Aware Platform," said Jeff Torrance, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Connected Smart Systems, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. "By combining the strengths of both companies, we can provide businesses with a superior and scalable solution that utilizes satellite connectivity to enable extended IoT deployments. This integration expands our connectivity options and empowers enterprises across industries to drive digital transformation and unlock the full potential of the IoT."

With the addition of Skylo's satellite NTN service to the Qualcomm Aware Platform, Qualcomm Technologies is further expanding its portfolio of innovative solutions to address the evolving needs of the IoT ecosystem. This collaboration will allow Qualcomm Technologies to provide a robust connectivity solution that combines industry-leading silicon and software services with advanced satellite connectivity, resulting in a transformational capability for enterprises with improved operational efficiency, enhanced asset management, and optimized decision-making for enterprises.

The relationship also allows Qualcomm Technologies to utilize Skylo’s forward-looking technology, which is grounded in 3GPP specifications and incorporates technical specifications beyond 3GPP to improve the functionality, interoperability, and reach of the satellite-based network.

“Skylo Technologies is thrilled to partner with Qualcomm Technologies and contribute to the evolution of the Qualcomm Aware Platform. By connecting with its satellite NTN service, Skylo will help extend the reach of Qualcomm Technologies’ solutions to previously unconnected areas, allowing for new developer-led solutions for the industry that were previously unimaginable,” said Parthsarathi Trivedi, CEO and Co-Founder of Skylo.

The integration of Skylo's NTN service into the Qualcomm Aware Platform aligns with Qualcomm Technologies’ commitment to driving digital transformation and offering developers and enterprises the tools they need to accelerate their IoT initiatives. By combining the advantages of satellite connectivity with the Qualcomm Aware Platform's robust features, businesses can overcome the limitations of traditional connectivity solutions and unlock new possibilities for their IoT deployments.

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About Skylo Technologies

​​Skylo Technologies is an NTN service provider based in Mountain View, CA, offering a service that allows cellular modems and devices to connect directly over existing satellites. Devices connected over satellite are managed and served by Skylo’s commercial NTN vRAN, featuring a 3GPP standards-based cloud-native base station and core. Skylo works with existing satellite operators, terrestrial mobile network operators, and device makers to provide subscribers an anywhere, anytime connectivity solution that seamlessly roams between terrestrial and satellite networks. Skylo’s focus is on enabling connected services for people outdoors and connected workflows for machines at work across critical industries such as agriculture, maritime, logistics, mining, and others, in addition to mass-market consumer devices. For more information, visit, contact, or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.


About Qualcomm

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