The TELNET Group and the French company HEMERIA signed Thursday a French-Tunisian agreement in the field of nanosatellites. According to Telnet, this agreement aims to develop and launch 30 nano-satellites specializing in the Internet of Things (Internet of Things or IoT).
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The signing ceremony took place at the headquarters of the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Investment Support, between HEMERIA President Philippe Gautier, and the Managing Director of TELNET, Mohamed Freika, on the sidelines of the visit of French Prime Minister Jean Castix. To Tunisia.
For its part, HEMERIA confirmed in a press release that it is a technological and commercial cooperation project, in order to develop and operate groups of Earth observation or connectivity nano-satellites intended for African and Arab countries.
HEMERIA and TELNET are developing technologies (nanosatellite) in France and Tunisia to observe the Earth and connect to the Internet of Things. These technologies enable the development of multiple high-impact services in the areas of sustainable development and security.
HEMERIA develops and manufactures products for the defense and aerospace markets. HEMERIA, the French nano-satellite pioneer, in cooperation with CNES, has produced the first European industrial nano-satellite, ANGELS – put into orbit in 2019. In 2023, it will power the satellites of the KINEIS constellation, the first global constellation to connect to the Internet of Things. Many other developments are underway. The company, which is headquartered in Toulouse, has 250 employees, and a turnover of 45 million euros.
TELNET is the first Tunisian engineering and technology consulting company. It has 600 employees and designed the first 100% Tunisian satellite, which was launched into orbit in March 2021. It has several subsidiaries in France and around the world and operates in many countries in both North Africa and the Middle East.