Monday, 20 March 2017 14:17

Marlink completes Palantir acquisition

Marlink reports that it has completed the acquisition of Palantir, a Norway-based company specialising in remote IT management systems for the maritime sector.

Global Eagle Entertainment has signed a multi-year strategic partnership agreement with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) to provide internet and entertainment services across its Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) brand’s fleet of 14 ships.

Pacific Basin Shipping has completed the deployment of KVH’s mini-VSAT Broadband system across its entire owned fleet of Handysize and Supramax dry bulk ships, totaling 99 vessels.

Intellian Technologies is set to introduce a new 65cm Ku/Ka-band convertible satellite communications system, called the v65, that will allow users to access both the Ku-band and Ka-band frequencies on the same antenna, similar to the company’s v100 1-metre unit but on smaller, lighter equipment.

Kymeta has made a series of announcements aimed at hastening the introduction of the company’s flat panel satcom antenna technology to the market, as it confirmed the first commercial trials for the product alongside the launch of a new bundled service package, as well as the sale of an equity stake in the firm to satellite operator Intelsat.

Transas has signed a partnership agreement with Satcom Global to add integrated connectivity to THESIS, its unified platform for digital operations on ships and in shore-based offices, adding to another partnership deal agreed with JRC at the end of February.

Monday, 06 March 2017 16:10

Cobham to add new 60cm Ku-band antenna

Cobham has announced that a Ku-band version of its SAILOR 60cm antenna technology platform will be made available this summer, the SAILOR 600 VSAT Ku, which will be aimed at expanding its customer reach to end-users for whom more traditional 1m systems are not suitable.

Globecomm has announced that it is set to roll out a new remote monitoring service for its VSAT customers, to be called Globecomm Connect.

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 15:55

Intelsat and OneWeb in merger agreement

Intelsat and OneWeb have announced that they have entered into a definitive combination agreement, which will see the two companies merge into a single satellite operator.

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 10:47

NSSLGlobal expands VSAT coverage with Telesat

NSSLGlobal and Telesat have agreed a deal to expand their existing relationship, with NSSLGlobal agreeing a contract for a satellite transponder on Telesat’s Telstar 12 VANTAGE satellite to add to its VSAT IP@SEA, Cruise-IP and Broad-IP services for passenger and merchant vessels.

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