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.
Eckerö Linjen has chosen Telenor Maritime to provide high-speed internet access onboard its vessel, Eckerö, which operates between Grisslehamn, Sweden and the Åland islands situated between Sweden and Finland.
OneWeb has partnered with maritime industry players including Cobham and Intellian to bring increased bandwidth connectivity to the shipping industry.
Digitalisation can offer vessel operators a competitive edge but maritime companies need to be aware of the potential risks and to put in place effective back-up and security systems to ensure they reap the benefits, says Nabil Ben Soussia, vice president – maritime, IEC Telecom Group.
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