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.
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.
The demand for connectivity in the expedition cruise market is growing rapidly, says satellite communications company Marlink who is today contracting twice the satellite capacity specifically for the expedition sector as it was 12 months ago.
Container shipping giant Seaspan has completed implementation of the KVH mini-VSAT Broadband connectivity for all 107 managed vessels in its global containership fleet.
KVH Industries has introduced the TracPhone V11-HTS, a super-fast 1 metre Ku/C-band maritime VSAT antenna, designed to deliver data speeds up to 20 Mbps down/3 Mbps to commercial maritime vessels and superyachts.
Thuraya Telecommunications Company and IEC Telecom have signed an agreement to provide Thuraya’s VSAT+ maritime satellite service to the Turkish maritime and offshore markets.
KVH Industries has extended its mini-VSAT Broadbandsm HTS network to cover the Pacific Ocean via the Horizons 3e satellite, which is jointly owned by Intelsat and SKY Perfect JSAT.
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