Comtech EF Data Corporation has announced that it has completed interoperability testing with a selection of Cobham maritime VSAT stabilised antenna systems and the ROSS Open Antenna Management (ROAM) protocol.
Cobham has announced the forthcoming launch of SAILOR 800 VSAT, a 3-axis stabilised Ku-band antenna system with an 83 cm reflector dish, which it says provides the same radio performance as competing 1m antennae.
Cobham SATCOM has announced the launch of a new SAILOR FleetBroadband Dual Antenna solution, designed to secure uninterrupted data and voice communications on vessels.
Cobham SATCOM is opening its order book for its new SAILOR 6280/81 AIS, a ‘black box’ featuring touch screen operation through the SAILOR 6004 control panel. The first delivery of this new Automatic Identification System (AIS) is expected in June.
The Thrane & Thrane brand is no more, with parent company Cobham announcing that the Danish satcom operation will form part of its new Cobham SATCOM strategic business unit (SBU) as of November 2012.
Lars Thrane, the founder of Danish satellite communications company Thrane & Thrane A/S, has announced his decision to leave the business after its recent acquisition by Sea Tel’s parent company Cobham plc.
Thrane & Thrane has launched a number of new technology products, including a satellite TV antenna and an AIS search and rescue system.
Thrane & Thrane is to supply its SAILOR FleetBroadband terminals to Thome Ship Management, as part of AND Group's previously announced contract to provide FleetBroadband services to the Thome fleet.
Saab and Thrane & Thrane have both introduced new AIS products, building on their existing technologies with the addition of improved functionality.
Cobham reports that it has now obtained acceptances for more than 90 per cent of the issued share capital of Thrane & Thrane as a result of its takeover offer, and that, subject to receiving merger clearances, this now provides a clear path to securing 100 per cent ownership of the company.
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