In this digital age, maritime communications are set to move away from the ‘one size fits all’ approach to become fully customisable, predicts connectivity specialist IEC Telecom.
IoT platform provider TechBinder has joined the KVH Watch Solution Partner program and will offer the KVH Watch service as part of its suite of digital tools and services.
Ship manager Held Bereederungs (Held Shipping) is moving connectivity, bridge system maintenance and managed IT and cybersecurity services for its 27-vessel fleet to the Marlink Group.
Cyprus-based maritime communications company Tototheo Maritime has signed a five-year agreement with SES to provide its customers with seamless, reliable data connectivity services. SES will deliver its service via SES Networks’ Skala Global Platform.
Inmarsat has completed its 10,000th Fleet Xpress ship installation and at the same time has launched a new ‘Fleet Data Academy’ with existing partners, shipowners and operators. The academy will support the full understanding and adoption of the rapidly growing range of digital applications that are making the maritime industry safer, greener and more efficient.
FrontM has joined the fast-growing group of certified application providers to offer a dedicated application for Inmarsat’s Fleet Connect service.
OneWeb has confirmed the successful launch of all 36 satellites from a Soyuz launch vehicle, which began flight from the Vostochny Cosmodrome. This brings the total in-orbit constellation to 110 satellites, part of OneWeb’s 648 LEO satellite fleet that will deliver high-speed, low-latency global connectivity.
With the holidays drawing near, KVH has voiced its support for seafarers and is helping them to stay connected to loved ones.
Last month, IEC Telecom and Thuraya introduced Orion Edge V (“V” for virtual), a state-of-the-art satcom system which offers an affordable VSAT-like experience over compact hardware. Digitalisation, previously reserved for large vessels, is now available for smaller crafts.
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