In this episode of the IoT For All Podcast, Curtis Govan, President of Americas for floLIVE, joins Ryan Chacon to discuss hyperlocal global IoT connectivity. The conversation covers the critical factors companies need to consider when adopting IoT solutions, compatibility and data regulation requirements across different countries, single SIM technology, the benefits of controlling core infrastructure, and upcoming technological advancements, including NB-IoT over satellite.

About Curtis Govan

Curtis Govan is President of Americas for floLIVE. He is an accomplished leader with 25+ years of experience and expertise in technology, business development, and sales. Previously, he was GM and Global VP Dealer and Heavy Equipment at Uptake, an industry leader in industrial artificial intelligence and IoT. He also spent 12 years with Cisco Jasper where he held several roles with the most recent being Head of Global Sales Business Development and Regional Managing Director – Canada.

Interested in connecting with Curtis? Reach out on LinkedIn!

About floLIVE

floLIVE has designed and developed an elastic, robust core cellular infrastructure that is the largest in the world. Through this powerful infrastructure, the company offers numerous services to mobile operators, IoT MVNOs, and global enterprises seeking seamless, compliant, high performance connectivity anywhere in the world. With a global carrier library that is based on interconnected local core mobile networks, floLIVE ensures low latency, high performance, and full compliance with privacy acts, data regulations, and roaming restrictions.

More than 20 mobile operators are on board the platform, giving companies multi-tier connectivity access. Through direct access to floLIVE’s network, customers can monitor their devices, access real-time network events and usage, switch operators remotely, and troubleshoot failures ahead of time, providing a seamless experience that keeps devices connected at all times. Through one integration, one SKU, and one platform, customers have endless possibilities for connectivity.


Key Questions and Topics from this Episode:

(00:08) Introduction to Curtis Govan and floLIVE

(01:42) The connectivity component of IoT

(03:53) Exploring hyperlocal global connectivity

(13:48) The benefits of owning core infrastructure

(16:27) Connectivity considerations for IoT buyers

(19:15) Looking ahead: NB-IoT over satellite

(21:34) Learn more and follow up

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