Teletimes International: RSCC satellites in Middle East Long story of success
Middle East has been one of the early adopters of the satellite communications and broadcasting technologies. Rich in Oil&Gas, this region has been using SCPC and later VSAT channels for connecting numerous oil rigs, offshore sites, terrestrial oil transport and storage facilities. Various pipelines have been utilized SCADA applications to accumulate data from various sensors and metes long before evolvement of IoT. Satellite implementations have been later spread across the region for other enterprises, telco and even consumer grade solutions and applications.