Intellian has confirmed that its newly-launched v45C antenna has been qualified for operation on the Intelsat FlexMaritime network. By combining Intellian’s compact, high-performance antenna with Intelsat’s FlexMaritime High Throughput Satellite (HTS) service, this approval will deliver global connectivity to customers in the smallest package available to date.
KVH Industries has expanded its mini-VSAT Broadbands HTS network coverage throughout Hudson Bay and the North Atlantic, including northeastern Canada, the Labrador Sea, Iceland, and Greenland.
KVH Industries has announced that Furuno is offering AgilePlans maritime VSAT connectivity in Japan.
Satcom Global has announced that its flagship Aura VSAT service now boasts enhanced coverage through new High Throughput Satellites (HTS) and beam enhancements, offering superior connectivity to maritime users in popular trading routes, fishing waters and leisure hotspots in the Americas and Asia.
Shipmanager E.R. Schiffahrt has agreed a deal to implement KVH VSAT systems on its fleet of container and dry bulk vessels, including TracPhone V7-HTS antenna equipment, under KVH’s AgilePlans subscription-based Connectivity as a Service (CaaS) programme.
MSC Cruises’ new Seaside class cruise ship has set what is thought to be a new maritime VSAT throughput record, achieving bandwidth speeds of more than half a gigabit per second via its Marlink Sealink VSAT system at its service launch ceremony in Monfalcone, Italy, at the end of November.
KVH is set to launch an upgraded version of its mini-VSAT service, utilising Intelsat Epic high throughput satellite (HTS) capacity to boost its network capabilities and deliver up to 10 Mbps connectivity to maritime customers under a range of new plans.
Intelsat has completed the successful launch of its Intelsat 35e satellite, the fourth of the Intelsat EpicNG high throughput satellite series, from Cape Canaveral, Florida aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 launch vehicle.
SES and Gilat Satellite Networks have announced a strategic collaboration to package Gilat’s MarineRay 60P Ku-band maritime VSAT antenna with SES’s satellite capacity, creating a new product within the SES Maritime+ service introduced late last year.
Intelsat 33e, the second of Intelsat’s EpicNG high throughput satellites (HTS), has successfully completed all in-orbit testing and entered service on 29 January 2017, the satellite operator has announced.
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