Business, Technology

GI Partners to Acquire Orbcomm

Orbcomm exhibit booth at 2018 MCE Orbcomm's exhibit booth at an industry trade show in 2018. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Orbcomm has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by private equity firm GI Partners, the company announced April 8.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 8, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics

Orbcomm Partners With Samsung Electronics

Transportation technology company Orbcomm Inc. has teamed with Samsung Electronics America to add fleet management capabilities to Samsung tablets, Orbcomm said in a news release.

January 3, 2020
Business, Technology

Orbcomm Revenue Down 5.2% in 2Q

Orbcomm Inc., a provider of machine-to-machine and internet of things technologies, said it had a net loss of $6.4 million in the second quarter ended June 30, compared to a net loss of $7.2 million in the second quarter of 2018.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
August 7, 2019
Government, Business, Technology

Defense Department Places Orders With Orbcomm, Savi

The Department of Defense has placed a multimillion-dollar order with Orbcomm Inc., a provider of machine-to-machine and Internet of Things solutions, and Savi, a big data and machine learning analytic solutions company, according to a press release.

November 1, 2018
Business, Equipment

Orbcomm Bolsters Freight Telematics Business With Purchase of Blue Tree Systems

Orbcomm Inc. moved to fortify its global freight telematics service with the purchase of Blue Tree Systems Limited International, a company based in Galway, Ireland, but with extensive business in the United States, Germany and France.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
October 9, 2017
Business, Technology

Making the Move to Smart Transportation

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May 18, 2017

Orbcomm to Acquire Skygistics

Asset-tracking firm Orbcomm has agreed to acquire South Africa-based Skygistics, a provider of satellite and cellular connectivity and telematics products.

April 18, 2016

Orbcomm Acquires Assets of WAM Technologies

Technicians work on Orbcomm's satellites/Sierra Nevada Corp.

Orbcomm Inc. has agreed to acquire assets of WAM Technologies, a company that provides systems to monitor temperature and location of refrigerated ocean containers and related intermodal equipment.

October 6, 2015

Orbcomm to Launch Six Next-Generation Satellites

Orbcomm Inc.

Asset-tracking provider Orbcomm Inc. said it will launch six of its next-generation OG2 satellites from Cape Canaveral Air Force Base in Florida.

May 6, 2014