EchoStar Mobile is partnering with Jersey Telecom (JT) to offer a cellular roaming network for its new SYNERGY service suite. EchoStar Mobile will be combining its European S-band mobile satellite network with the Jersey Telecom's 4G platform to bring bring hybrid satellite/cellular capability to Internet of Things (IoT) and mobility customers across the U.K. and Europe.
EchoStar Mobile SYNERGY's service offers a networking solution that uses both mobile satellite and cellular connectivity. This partnership with JT allows EchoStar Mobile to avoid "complex technical deployments or the hefty price tag often associated with mobile satellite services and hybrid communication solutions," according to EchoStar Mobile Senior Director of Commercial Operations Telemaco Melia.
"The demand for ubiquitous pan-European data that spans borders and networks is unprecedented and continues to grow, as enterprises look to optimize their IoT deployments," said Barna Kutvolgyi, Managing Director, JT International. "This partnership combines the comprehensive capabilities of JT's platform with EchoStar Mobile's leading technologies, to reduce complexity and deliver comprehensive coverage in a streamlined solution for EchoStar Mobile's customers across Europe."