Telenor Satellite has announced the successful docking of Northrop Grumman’s MEV-2 (Mission Extension Vehicle) with its THOR 10-02 satellite.
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.
Intelsat has launched a small (45cm) antenna class for its FlexMaritime service that will bring a new level of broadband connectivity performance and affordability to leisure, fishing and light-commercial maritime vessels around the world.
From left to right: Beatriz Martinez, Zoe Morphitou, Sue Henney, Anneley Pickles, Charis Psaropoulou
As part of International Women’s Day on March 8, we asked five women from Intelsat and its partners KVH and Navarino about what it’s like to be a woman working in the maritime industry today.
Navarino’s new Prodigy hybrid service, which combines Intelsat FlexMaritime’s network over a 1m v100 Intellian antenna and the L-band network by Iridium Certus, has been installed on a Millenia Maritime chemical tanker in Piraeus. Six of the seven vessel fleet is now under the support of Navarino’s FX service.
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.
Telenor Satellite in partnership with Intelsat have become the first commercial satellite operators to perform in-orbit servicing of an active satellite in geosynchronous orbit.
Speedcast International has signed a new multi-year contract with Intelsat to leverage the reach and reliability of Intelsat’s global connectivity infrastructure service offerings.
KVH Industries has announced that AgilePlans Connectivity as a Service (CaaS) is now available as a regional offering using KVH’s ultra-compact, 37 cm TracPhone V3-HTS antenna. With data speeds as fast as 5 Mbps down/2 Mbps up, the TracPhone V3-HTS is designed to enable fishing vessels, workboats, and smaller commercial vessels to leverage fast and reliable Internet connectivity. The service includes new rate plans with no overage charges.
Intellian has announced the successful certification by Intelsat of the Intellian NX series products, with both the v85NX and v100NX endorsed for use with the IntelsatOne Flex service.
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