As we are all aware, many countries have declared national emergencies due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Telecom26 would like to take the opportunity to provide an update and reassurance to all of our customers about our services and operational plans during this unprecedented time.
Maritime cellular connectivity is essential for the passenger, freight and other sectors that depend on sea transport. Passengers and crew expect to be able to use their devices while onboard, just as they do when onshore, while connectivity is increasingly demanded by devices in transit.
Different vertical markets have multiple specific and unique requirements, but when it comes to communications, they all have the same essential need – reliable, secure and flexible connectivity, whether over a public or private network. Furthermore, many require the ability to seamlessly switch not only between networks when on the move, but also between connectivity technologies in a secure and reliable fashion without any loss of QoS.
In order to stay one step ahead in today’s world of hyperconnected, ubiquitous connectivity and constant digital transformation, innovation is an absolute requirement for any organisation. That’s why Telecom26 has launched its new Innovations Programme – a ‘sandbox’ for creating and developing new solutions across all verticals, with the aim of unlocking new opportunities and realising the potential of ubiquitous connectivity.
Telecom26 and Celerway announce the launch of a collaborative router that combines the robust software design of Celerway’s device management, proven cellular modem hardware and Telecom26’s connectivity and services management. The Telecom26 IoT router provides a fully managed service offering in a single package with the ability to securely access multiple technologies, including 2G, 3G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, NB-IoT, and Satellite networks.
Demand for private networks is currently booming. According to statistics from Global Market Insights, the private LTE market alone is set to grow from US$1.8 billion in 2017 to more than US$11 billion by 2024 – a CAGR of 28 per cent over that period.