KVH Industries has announced that its AgilePlans Regional solution designed for fishing vessels, workboats, and smaller commercial vessels now features data speeds as fast as 6 Mbps down/2 Mbps up and worldwide coverage. This provides vessels that typically work in regional waters with greater geographic flexibility.
AXESS Networks (AXESS) has announced the creation of a new business unit: AXESS Networks Maritime, which will deliver a fully managed hybrid communications solutions to an evolving digitalised maritime market.
Satcom Global has announced a strategic partnership with software specialist AnsuR Technologies (AnsuR). The collaboration will enable Satcom Global to support its maritime and remote-land based communications customers with access to innovative visual technology.
Intellian has confirmed that its newly-launched v45C antenna has been qualified for operation on the Intelsat FlexMaritime network. By combining Intellian’s compact, high-performance antenna with Intelsat’s FlexMaritime High Throughput Satellite (HTS) service, this approval will deliver global connectivity to customers in the smallest package available to date.
Marlink has joined forces with Apizee, a CPaaS (Communication Platform as a Service) provider of real-time video interaction features, to enhance video communications for customers requiring collaborative working, safety, diagnostics, and maintenance in remote locations.
KVH Industries has announced that marine services company Tile Marine, which operates in India and the Middle East, is now a KVH Watch Solution Partner.
Evitalz and Inmarsat have signed an agreement for Evitalz to join the fast-growing group of certified application providers to offer a dedicated application for Inmarsat’s Fleet Connect service.
Speedcast has successfully completed its restructuring process and emerged from chapter 11 proceedings under the ownership of Centerbridge Partners, L.P. Following Centerbridge’s USD $500 million equity investment in the company, Speedcast now has a clean balance sheet with no secured debt and a healthy cash balance, optimally positioning it as a stable, long-term partner for its employees, customers and vendors.
SpaceX has asked the Federal Communications Commission to authorise connecting its Starlink satellite internet service to moving vehicles, including ships and aircraft.
Maritime software and communications start-up SnakeWays and Japan Digital Communications have announced a partnership designed to make low cost, high quality data communications widely available at sea.
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