Speedcast has signed a multi-year agreement with SK Offshore & Marine (SKOM), the chartering division of large Malaysian offshore support vessel (OSV) provider Nam Cheong, to deliver Ku-band VSAT services for 17 SKOM vessels.
Inmarsat is introducing two new satellite payloads to provide broadband in the Arctic region for the first time. The Global Xpress payloads are being developed in partnership with Space Norway, and its subsidiary Space Norway HEOSAT.
Russian shipping company Sovcomflot has chosen Orange Business Services to deploy an advanced Maritime VSAT solution on eight vessels.
Intellian has unveiled its v100NX all-new 1m Ku- to Ka-band convertible maritime VSAT terminal.
VSAT+, the new maritime satellite service from Thuraya, will be unveiled in Europe at this year’s Nor-Shipping conference and exhibition event in Oslo, three months after its commercial launch at the annual Thuraya partner conference in Dubai.
Marlink is launching a new Sealink Flex VSAT connectivity service that will provide high-speed bandwidth flexibility and options for seasonal users to meet variable service requirements and regional connectivity demands.
Marlink is teaming up with satellite designer and manufacturer Newtec to secure and enhance VSAT services for its maritime customers.
Teekay Offshore has renewed and expanded its VSAT connectivity agreements with Marlink for a further four years.
Marlink will launch Sealink Global 4G at Nor-Shipping 2019. The new all-encompassing hybrid communication service will leverage fast, low-latency mobile services when in network range while complementing VSAT connectivity when in regulated regions.
Intellian has launched the first 1.5m Ku to Ka convertible VSAT terminal, supporting 5GHz Wide Ka-band networks as well as GEO (Geostationary Earth Orbit), MEO (Medium Earth Orbit) and LEO (Low Earth Orbit) constellations.
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