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E-Space, Beyon Ink Partnership in Space-Based IoT to Service Bahrain

E-Space and Beyon have joined forces through an MOU to pioneer space-based IoT services in Bahrain, promising to revolutionize IoT technology and bolster the country's digital economy initiative, Vision 2030.

E-Space and Beyon have partnered to service Bahrain with IoT services.
Source: PR Newswire. Copyright: 2023.

MANAMA, BH – E-Space, a groundbreaking company specializing in space-powered Internet-of-Things (IoT) solutions, has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Beyon Group, marking a significant step toward unleashing space-based IoT services in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The collaboration between these two entities promises to revolutionize IoT technology and enhance Bahrain's digital economy initiative, Vision 2030.

E-Space and Beyon IoT Partnership

The MOU was formally signed during the 31st Arab Spectrum Management Group Meeting, which took place in Manama, Bahrain, from September 9th to 14th, 2023. This partnership will harness Beyon's established network capabilities and E-Space's cutting-edge low Earth orbit (LEO) constellation and innovative device technologies to develop satellite IoT solutions that deliver real-time data services anywhere on Earth.

IoT is a focal point for Beyon's exploration of new opportunities aligned with Bahrain's Vision 2030. By joining forces with E-Space, Beyon aims to create unique IoT solutions that support uninterrupted, real-time IoT data services across various sectors.

Mikkel Vinter, CEO of Beyon, expressed his vision for the partnership, saying,

"We envision a future where the fusion of terrestrial and space communications provides continuous coverage and advanced IoT services. Our collaboration with E-Space will unlock new business models and accelerate the proliferation of innovative applications, benefiting both consumers and enterprise customers while contributing positively to Bahrain's digital economy."

E-Space, on the other hand, is excited about the potential of this collaboration. Greg Wyler, CEO of E-Space, stated,

"E-Space is revolutionizing the landscape by creating new global capabilities to enhance lives, improve business efficiency, and connect the world like never before. Through our partnership with Beyon on groundbreaking terrestrial-to-satellite IoT projects, we will explore how ubiquitous IoT services can transform customer experiences beyond the limitations of traditional IoT use-cases."

Bright Future for Bahrain

The MOU signing event was attended by prominent figures from both organizations, including Tamer Azab, Director of Regulatory and Market Access, MEA at E-Space; Amy Mehlman, Vice President of Global Affairs and Stakeholder Relations at E-Space; Mikkel Vinter, CEO of Beyon; and Yousif Sameikh, Head of Enterprise Products at Beyon.

Beyon, the parent company of Batelco and four Beyon Digital companies, is a technology group with a regional and international presence. Their commitment to bringing technology closer to people and businesses is exemplified through best-in-class connectivity and digital solutions.

E-Space, on the other hand, is at the forefront of transforming IoT connectivity through sustainable LEO space systems. Their innovative approach promises to deliver ubiquitous, real-time communication capabilities through a network of novel E-Space devices deployed worldwide.

This partnership between E-Space and Beyon signals a bright future for the Kingdom of Bahrain, ushering in an era of advanced IoT services that will fuel economic growth and technological innovation.


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