Kymeta, Cubic Partner on Hybrid Radio Network Platform
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 | Comments

Cubic and Kymeta’s collaborated to bring secure, hyper efficient and highly optimized connectivity to industries such as the military, emergency response, transportation, recreational and overland adventure vehicles. The satellite-cellular hybrid package combines Long Term Evolution (LTE) and satellite connectivity using Kymeta’s flat panel electronically steered antenna technology.

The solution is an always-on connectivity solution that can switch from satellite to cellular connectivity seamlessly. Buses, vehicle fleets, maritime vessels, ferries, trucks and trains can leverage the optimal aspects of both satellite and cellular network technologies to provide highly reliable connections. The network connectivity occurs seamlessly to ensure that users remain connected anywhere in the world, even at sea, in the midst of a mountain rescue or in the middle of a desert.

“Cubic’s LTE and 5G networks, partnered with Kymeta’s satellite connectivity solution, allows true mobility with complete coverage of the Earth,” said Barry Napier, CEO and executive chairman at Cubic Telecom. “By combining these communication networks, we can provide enhanced products and services at a sustainable economy of scale while supporting essential communications.”

The Kymeta network software leverages the best of satellite and cellular networks to deliver cost savings and increased reliability to the user. These technologies make cellular and satellite more accessible and more commercially viable than ever with an easy to deploy and affordable solution.

“By integrating Kymeta’s industry-defining services platform with Cubic’s global managed cellular network, we have established a partnership that will continue to offer advanced services to established and emerging markets,” said Walter Berger, president and chief operating officer (COO) of Kymeta. “With this partnership, we now offer a single integrated solution providing the hardware to connect to satellite and cellular from any moving platform, the satellite and cellular services to connect the user, and an entire platform of services and tools to manage a user’s network so that each experience can be optimized for each user.”

Kymeta will launch the connectivity platform in the U.S. and Europe first, then will expand to other countries around the world.

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