Under the alliance, the companies would ”collaborate to evaluate and define the adaptation of advanced mobile broadcast technologies for operation on Ligado’s advanced satellite network…”, according to a statement. This, ”as Ligado moves to enable integration of standards-based satellite connectivity in the growing market for mobile broadcast and multicast services”, it added.
Mobile operators and broadcasters have built and deployed standards-based technologies to enable mobile broadcast services for cost effective, mainstream devices. ”These services complement unicast connectivity, enabling new lanes for content delivery and associated business models,” it explained. (This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)
Commenting on the partnership, Ligado Chief Technology Officer, Maqbool Aliani said, ”We’re working aggressively to advance 5G mobile private networks and believe that ubiquitous satellite and terrestrial connectivity is essential for enterprise users.” Saankhya Labs CEO, Parag Naik said that the company’s experience in Satcom and standards-based mobile broadcast technology development ”align perfectly” with Ligado’s vision of delivering advanced mobile satellite content delivery services. ”Together, we will help create and address newer and greater opportunities delivering unprecedented value to customers,” Naik added. Source
Saankhya Labs is a wireless communication and semiconductor solutions company. It offers a range of satcom solutions including satellite phone, two-way MSS terminals and end-to-end communication platform for Satellite IoT (Internet of Things) applications. Ligado operates a mobile satellite service (MSS) for government and commercial customers across North America. It is enhancing its MSS offerings and developing 5G mobile private network services for enterprise customers across the public safety, manufacturing, agriculture, and other critical infrastructure sectors.
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