Flat panel antenna company Kymeta has completed a series of performance tests during a week-long demonstration of the technology at the Monaco Yacht Show, ahead of pilot production of the antennas in December 2016 and commercial availability in Q2 of next year.
Intellian Technologies has agreed a deal with Vietnamese satcom service provider Vinasat (VNPT) for the installation of 10 of Intellian’s v100 VSAT antenna systems on a series of anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels controlled by PTSC Marine, a PetroVietnam Technical Services Corp subsidiary.
Phasor has completed a successful demonstration of the transmission of live HD video over its flat panel, electronically steered antenna (ESA) system, connecting with the Intelsat 903 satellite from its test site in Essex, UK, as the company works towards full commercialisation of the technology.
Intellian has introduced its new v65 antenna, a 60cm Ku-band satellite communications system to sit alongside the company’s existing 60cm Ka-band technology.
Intellian has launched the FB500R, a version of the FleetBroadband 500 that comes with a 19”rack-mount BDU (below deck unit), instead of the current wall mount version.
Maritime satellite communications provider Satcom Global has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Intellian covering the global supply and distribution of maritime satellite antennas.
Intellian has launched Specialist Certification programme GVF 562N for seafarers working with its marine stabilised VSAT terminals, including an initial course in terminal operation.
Inmarsat and VT iDirect, who have worked together over the past four years on the Global Xpress programme, have announced the formation of a joint research & development (R&D) team named ‘i2’ to support the development of next generation satellite communications technologies.
Intellian reports that it has completed a triple installation of 2.4m VSAT antennas for the next generation Petronas Floating Liquid Natural Gas (PFLNG) vessel Satu, built at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering in South Korea.
Cobham SATCOM has developed a new version of its SAILOR 900 Ku-band VSAT antenna, which features an upgraded Block Up Converter (BUC) with the potential to deliver higher uplink bandwidths than the company’s existing technology.
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