SpeedCast reports that it has been awarded a multi-year service agreement by MMA Offshore, one of the largest marine service providers in the Asia Pacific region, to provide VSAT services to its global offshore vessel fleet.
Marlink and SpeedCast have signed new ‘strategic alliances’ with Inmarsat, under which both satcom service providers have committed to each introducing approximately 2,000 vessels to Inmarsat’s new Fleet Xpress service over a five-year period – a total of some 4,000 new ships for the Ka-band VSAT service.
SpeedCast and Korean satellite service provide KTsat report that they have been awarded a new contract to provide global Ku-band maritime communications services to up to 150 vessels, though the shipping companies in question have not been named.
Telesat has announced new service contracts with SpeedCast for additional Ku-band coverage over maritime routes.
SpeedCast has announced that it has agreed a deal to acquire NewCom International, a satellite communications service provider specialising in the South and Central American regions.
SpeedCast has continued its global shopping spree, with the announcement that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ST Teleport, a satellite communications services provider based in Singapore.
SpeedCast has announced its half year 2015 results through to the end of June, reporting 38 per cent growth in its maritime business year-on-year.
SpeedCast has been awarded a multi-year communications contract from Gulf Marine Services (GMS) for the provision of dual-beam Ku-band satellite services to nine GMS barges.
SpeedCast has been awarded a multi-year Ku-band VSAT satellite communications contract by Netherlands-based shipping company, Vroon.
SpeedCast has signed a definitive agreement to acquire SAIT Communications, a maritime communications service provider based in Cyprus, and focused on the Greek and Cypriot shipping markets.
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