Stratos Global Corp shareholders have accepted a cash offer by CIP Canada Investment Inc for the purchase of the company, a deal which is backed by $275 million of funds being provided by Inmarsat.
Intelsat Ltd, the world's biggest provider of commercial satellite services, has launched a new Network Broadband GLOBAL Maritime service, a C-band VSAT (very small aperture terminal) offering.
Seadrill Offshore has signed up its drillship 'West Navigator' to a service offered by its engine manufacturer, Wärtsilä, to monitor its shipboard generators remotely.
Irish maritime GSM provider Blue Ocean Wireless has reached an agreement to partner with Stratos Global Corporation to provide Inmarsat satellite services to the Blue Ocean's merchant maritime customers on a non-exclusive basis.
US company 'Tracking the World' has released a new Satellite Tracker software application, that enables GPS vessel tracking and management of assets through the use of satellite telephones, the internet, GPS, and worldwide mapping software, to create instant and remote tracking capability of assets at sea, and on to the land portion of their journey.
Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel) has launched what it says is Asia Pacific's first and only integrated global IP Wide Area Network (WAN) solution, to provide business communications in remote areas via IP technology.
Inmarsat has signed an exclusive agreement with Axiom Telecom, one of the world's largest retailers and distributors of mobile communications products, to manage the global distribution of Inmarsat's forthcoming handheld satellite phones, which will be available through Inmarsat's distribution partners.
Kelvin Hughes has obtained European Type Approval for its latest combined S-VDR/ECDIS system, achieving European Wheelmark Type Approval Certification.
Broadband Maritime, the New York based high-speed satellite communications company, has announced that it is to terminate operations, effective immediately.
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