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Satcom Global to distribute C700 Iridium Certus terminal

C700 Iridium Certus. Image courtesy of Satcom Global. C700 Iridium Certus. Image courtesy of Satcom Global.

Satcom Global has signed a strategic agreement with satellite solution provider Intellian, to take the new C700 Iridium Certus terminal to market. The agreement will see Satcom Global install a significant number of C700 terminals across its global customer base by the end of 2021, as part of an extensive volume commitment.

{mprestriction ids="1,2"} The agreement will enable Satcom Global to add the feature-rich C700 terminal to its primary service portfolio. The terminal features advanced capabilities including best in class RF performance, unique 12-patch phased array antenna design and out-of-the-box speeds of 352kbps up and 704kbps down.

The C700 Iridium Certus terminal will be the preferred hardware choice for the Iridium Certus back up connection that forms part of the Satcom Global Aura VSAT service. The C700 terminal will provide a reliable companion to Intellian NX series antenna’s, delivering seamless redundancy and continuity of high-quality connectivity for vessel operations, safety services and crew communications, should it be required.

The C700 will also be offered as a high-performance standalone solution, with key integrated features including firewall, IP PBX, WAN port and built-in Wi-Fi, making it incredibly easy for vessels to deploy with minimum cost and effort. The compact and lightweight antenna enables quick and easy installation, with user-friendly commissioning support from the AptusLX software.

Alex Stewart, chief operating officer, Satcom Global, commented: “We are delighted that Intellian has developed the C700 terminal, applying their experience in producing class leading antenna’s to Iridium Certus. We have been using the market leading Ku antennas from Intellian to deliver the superior connectivity of Aura VSAT for a number of years now. As a result, we are confident that we are adding the most powerful and best-supported Iridium Certus terminal to our portfolio.”

Steve Cha, SVP, satcom business unit at Intellian Technologies, added: “With longstanding experience in delivering and supporting maritime satellite communication solutions and specialist knowledge of Intellian systems, Satcom Global is the ideal provider to partner with us on the distribution of the C700. Satcom Global is committed to bringing only the very best solutions to their customers, and the C700 will provide a fantastic addition to their hardware portfolio, as well as enhancing their leading Aura VSAT service with the most powerful companion solution available.”

The C700 supply agreement is an extension to the strategic partnership entered into back in 2016, which gave accredited installer and VSAT market leader, Satcom Global, access to Intellian’s full range of Ku-band, Ka-band and FleetBroadband hardware, supporting the delivery of its portfolio of VSAT and L-band services to customers within the Americas, EMEA, Asia and Oceania. {/mprestriction}

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