Buzz Marine reports that it has delivered approximately 40 of its HubbaX 4 Duo mobile broadband systems to Humboldt Ship Management in Santiago, Chile, for use on the UltraNav and UltraTug fleets of inshore vessels, tugs and pilot boats.
Carisbrooke Shipping has agreed a deal to install Marlink Ku-band VSAT on its fleet of dry cargo and multi-purpose vessels. Delivery is expected to be complete by the end of the year.
A new mobile video app has been developed based on the ‘eviid’ system from UK company YRFree, designed specifically for use in remote or hostile maritime environments via a low-bandwidth satellite link.
Buzz Marine has introduced a new multifunctional communications system for the commercial maritime market, which provides 3G and 4G GSM broadband up to 15 miles offshore.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has announced the development of a unique new type of communications antenna system called SeaAerial – which is made out of seawater.
bobz GmbH, the company behind the shipznet GSM communications system for ships at sea, has introduced a new ‘midsize data package’ to cater to ships working on a non-global basis.
Vessel communications company bobz GmbH has announced a new version of its GSM-based shipznet system, focusing on ships travelling in European waters.
SK Telecom has announced plans to launch what it says is the world’s first pilot LTE-M (LTE for Maritime Wireless Communications) network, as part of a research and development project led by the Korean Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF).
Harris CapRock has introduced a new mobile roaming service to allow maritime workers to stay connected via their smartphones while at sea.
Antenna design company Shakespeare has launched the latest addition to its Galaxy range at this year’s Nor-Shipping with the JellyFish (JF-3), a three-way omni-directional antenna that integrates LTE (2G, 3G and 4G), GPS and Wi-Fi into a single unit for vessel installation.
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