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Thursday, 30 August 2018 05:50

Speedcast buys Globecomm for $135m

Speedcast has announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Globecomm Systems for an estimated net purchase consideration of US$135 million, which will see the company take on Globecomm’s maritime satellite communications business along with its operations in the enterprise and government market sectors.

Germany-based shipping company Briese Schiffahrts has agreed a deal with Globecomm for the provision of Ku-band VSAT connectivity and related services to a fleet of newbuild vessels expected to have completed delivery by the end of the year.

Thailand-based shipowner Tipco Maritime Company has installed a new hybrid satellite-GSM (LTE) communications package from Globecomm, connected and managed via Globecomm’s Nimbus network management system.

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 09:31

Maritime GSM data service from Globecomm

Globecomm has launched a maritime GSM service called Globecomm Roam, offering 3G, 4G and LTE data services at speeds of up to 100 Mbps.

Thursday, 01 March 2018 15:52

New Nimbus service levels added

Globecomm has expanded the range of options for implementation of its Nimbus ‘smartbox’ communications management system, launching three different service levels – Nimbus Lite, Nimbus and Nimbus Pro.

Thursday, 31 August 2017 06:34

VSAT installed for Global Seatrade newbuild

Globecomm reports that it has installed a communications package including Ku-band VSAT and Iridium Pilot on MV Baltic, the latest newbuild to join the Global Seatrade fleet.

Friday, 11 August 2017 08:44

Globecomm sold to investor group

Globecomm Systems has announced that an investor group led by HPS Investment Partners and funds managed by Tennenbaum Capital Partners (TCP) have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Globecomm from its current owner, New York-based private equity firm Wasserstein & Co.

Monday, 12 June 2017 15:19

Globecomm expands VSAT coverage

Globecomm reports that it has expanded its Ku-band VSAT network, adding coverage over the South Indian Ocean passage between the southern tip of Africa and Australia.

Globecomm has announced that it is set to roll out a new remote monitoring service for its VSAT customers, to be called Globecomm Connect.

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 12:09

Globecomm adds new VSAT bundle packages

Globecomm Maritime has launched new metered VSAT plans that can include two separate data bundles to split traffic for operational use from crew communications.

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