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Sateliot launches 5G-compatible IoT satellite

The company says its satellite is the first-ever LEO satellite to support the 5G standard.

Dubbed the “Groundbreaker”, the nano-satellite was launched on the 15th of April by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at the Vandenberg Space Force Base in California.

Barcelona-based Sateliot says this satellite is the first of a planned 250 LEO satellite constellation, which it says will work as “cell towers from space”.

The satellite has an onboard module that allows direct NB-IoT connection for any 5G device upgraded Rel 17 NTN.

Sateliot will now begin testing the satellite in preparation for its operative phase.

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