CommsWire - 10 May 2017

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Megaport enables new Sydney-Los Angeles route
Interconnection services provider Megaport has now delivered capacity on its new link between Sydney and Los Angeles to cater for what it says is growing enterprise demand.

Sky & Space inks agreement with WeFarm on satellite mobile connectivity deal
ASX-listed nano-satellite telecommunications provider Sky and Space Global has sealed an agreement with the London-based Wefarm free, knowledge and data sharing service that empowers farmers to connect with other farmers around the world.

Redflow scores largest battery sale to NZ firm 
Australian energy storage specialist Redflow has scored an $800,000 order, its largest single sale of ZBM2 zinc-bromine batteries to New Zealand's Hitech Solutions, a telecommunications and infrastructure services provider.

IoT@Home set to explode says Telsyte
Australian analysts Telsyte state that the IoT@Home market is set to soar with more than 300 million connected devices in Australian homes by 2021 in a market worth nearly A$5 billion.

Inmarsat, Cobham join forces on unmanned aerial vehicle satellite comms service
Inmarsat and Cobham SATCOM have put on show at a US industry event the Inmarsat SwiftBroadband unmanned aerial vehicle (SB-UAV) satellite communications service as the vehicles become the fastest-growing sector of the aerospace industry.

Bush radio a primary source of information for WA’s remote area residents
Radio is a life line and the primary source of information for residents of remote areas of Western Australia, with a majority of them spending significantly more time listening to the radio than listeners in all areas across the nation.