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Altaeros

Enabling state-of-the-art communication services in rural areas with cost-effective and energy-efficient autonomous airborne platforms.

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Ben Glass

CEO/CTO at Altaeros

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Employees 21–50
Headquarters United States
Altaeros' mission is to deliver the next generation of infrastructure to rural and isolated communities in emerging markets. They have developed a tethered aerial platform that can be used for a range of applications in energy, telecom, and agriculture. Their first commercial product, the SuperTower, delivers high-speed mobile broadband to hard-to-reach rural communities around the world. Deploying one SuperTower provides coverage equivalent to 30 conventional cell towers and saves significant energy costs. Their patented technology uses flight control innovations to eliminate the need for manpower to constantly monitor and operate the airborne platforms, drastically lowering the cost to deploy their systems.

Currently Operating in Two Regions

Press Mentions

February 18, 2019

Altaeros is taking cell service to new heights - The Boston Globe

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April 24, 2018

Aerostats could bring 5G to rural locations at low cost

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December 4, 2017

Barclays & Unreasonable Group | Jobs of Tomorrow, Solutions for the Planet

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Work at Altaeros

Posted October 27, 2022

Principal Electrical Engineer

Somerville, MA, USA

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Posted September 20, 2022

Principal Manufacturing Engineer

Fremont, NH, USA

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Posted September 8, 2022

Senior Software Engineer

United States/Remote

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Posted August 9, 2022

CAD Designer

Somerville, NJ, USA

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Posted August 9, 2022

Mechanical Engineer

Somerville, MA, USA

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Posted August 9, 2022

Network Services Engineer

Somerville, MA, USA

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Posted August 9, 2022

Senior Technical Training Developer

Somerville, MA, USA

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Posted June 4, 2022

Global Service Director 

Somerville, MA, USA

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Posted June 4, 2022

Vice President, Global Service

Somerville, MA, USA

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Posted June 3, 2022

Systems Engineer 

Somerville, MA, USA

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Posted June 3, 2022

Senior Systems Engineer 

Somerville, MA, USA

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