A new era of vessel operations requires relationships that generate value from end to end, writes Tim Bailey, EVP of Product, Marketing and Business Development, Speedcast
Digitalisation is having a profound impact on how shipowners and managers run their business and what they want from their technology partners. Perhaps the most important factor in designing a digital strategy is developing a clear understanding of your business goals.
Speedcast International has signed a partnership agreement with India’s VSAT service provider Nelco, a Tata Enterprise, to offer seamless global communications while at sea in Indian waters.
Speedcast has announced that it is to offer Intellian's tri-band and multi-orbit v240MT antenna to its cruise and energy customers.
Speedcast reports that it has signed a new contract to expand its existing relationship with Carnival Corporation for the provision of communications and value-added services across Carnival’s global fleet of cruise ships.
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.
The maritime satellite bandwidth record has been smashed yet again, for the third time in six months, with Carnival Cruise Line delivering a combined 3.174 Gbps connection to its new vessel Carnival Horizon at the ship’s naming ceremony in New York.
Speedcast has launched a range of new subscription plans for the yachting market called Speedcast Bandwidth on Demand, for use with Kymeta KyWay flat-panel antennas.
Speedcast reports that it is partnering with SRH Marine to provide a new Navigation as a Service (NaaS) product, offering distribution of electronic navigational charts and updates over satellite, managed by Speedcast’s SIGMA Gateway platform linked with SRH’s Pilot service.
Speedcast has extended its relationship with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines (RCCL) to increase the bandwidth available to RCCL’s 37 ships using Speedcast’s VSAT services.
Iridium has confirmed the names of the initial maritime launch partners for its next generation Certus L-band satellite service, with Marlink, Speedcast, Applied Satellite Technologies Ltd (AST) and Satcom Global the first four companies appointed as global resellers, while Arion will act as a regional partner focusing on the Asian market.
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