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.
Thuraya Telecommunications Company has signed a Service Partner agreement with marine technology systems integrator Elcome.
GTMaritime has launched GTMailPlus.Continuity, a now standard feature of its GTMailPlus service for the shipping and offshore industries, allowing users to access emails with complete security, even when their systems are unexpectedly offline.
NSSLGlobal has unveiled the latest addition to its maritime portfolio, FusionIP-LITE, allowing users to switch between cellular and satcom networks to ensure “always-on” connectivity with speeds of up to 40mbps.
Port-IT has announced the launch of a slimmed down version of its Orilla Service, offering the same core features and benefits of Orilla, at a lower cost.
Sea IT has opened new office outside Gothenburg for support, R&D, and production to expand and recruit employees and test and produce equipment for worldwide shipping.
Hapag-Lloyd has announced plans to implement XVELA’s collaboration services to increase transparency throughout the transportation supply chain and more efficiently employ assets and resources.
Inmarsat has launched Crew Xpress, a new service for crew to improve connectivity and welfare of those working at sea.
Communication company OneWeb has announced the successful launch of its first six broadband satellites on board a Soyuz launch vehicle from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana.
OneWeb has been awarded £18 million of UK Space Agency funding by the European Space Agency to extend its satellite constellation for global communications. The news has been announced one week ahead of OneWeb’s planned launch of its first of ten satellite batches.
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