Marlink and Intelsat have agreed to a multi-year renewal and expansion of their partnership to provide broadband services to maritime vessels around the world.
Viking Line has agreed a communications contract with Swedish internet service provider AecorLink to improve the internet connectivity onboard its ferries.
Datasat, a provider of gateway internet services via satellite, has partnered with SES Networks to deliver end-to-end connectivity to a ferry fleet operating in the Mediterranean Sea.
NAVTOR and ScanReach have signed a landmark agreement to connect an onboard wireless IoT platform to a secure channel for sharing data between ship and shore.
OneWeb has announced plans to deliver 375 Gbps of capacity above the 60th parallel North, bringing high-speed, low-latency internet service to the Arctic.
OneWeb has secured spectrum rights in the Ku- and Ka-band as a result of its satellites transmitting the designated frequencies in the correct orbit for more than 90 days. This has enabled OneWeb to meet the requirements to secure spectrum bands over which it has priority rights under International Telecommunication Union (ITU) rules and regulations.
Seafarer happiness has slipped this quarter with the most unhappy seafarers being the ones that work onboard cruise ships and ferries, finds the latest Seafarers Happiness Index.
Navarino has launched a new GSM service for maritime, offering speeds of up to 100Mbps.
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has published its liner shipping connectivity index (LSCI) for 2019, showing countries that have improved or worsened their positions in maritime transport networks.
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