KVH Media Group has expanded its NEWSlink portfolio with the launch of two new daily local language editions in Japanese and Korean, with the range now totalling approximately 110 NEWSlink editions in 23 languages delivered to seafarers on more than 9,000 vessels around the world.
Maritime mobile network provider, Skybridge, has launched VoiSea, a VoIP app that offers access to free voice and HD video calls and messages at sea and other remote locations, whilst keeping bandwidth consumption to a minimum.
ITC Global has released an enhanced version of ITC Crew LIVE, a crew welfare service aimed at the offshore industry that offers communications and entertainment options, including internet connectivity and live TV.
NSB Niederelbe Schiffahrtsgesellschaft (Reederei NSB) has agreed a deal with Marlink to roll out fully managed VSAT services to its entire fleet of more than 50 vessels, including connectivity and selected related applications.
NSSLGlobal has announced a deal with MOL LNG Transport (Europe), a wholly-owned subsidiary of MOL (Mitsui O.S.K. Lines), which will see the satellite provider replace the legacy VSAT systems on board MOL LNG’s fleet of 15 liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers.
Maritime communication software provider SatMind has launched its SeaBrowser WorkMail module, an e-mail communication system designed for shipboard use.
V.Group has renewed its subscription to KVH Media Group’s daily NEWSlink service, supplying tailored news services to more than 500 vessels, including special editions covering the 2016 Rio Olympics.
KVH has announced that it has begun offering Videotel’s new safety and training video about the Zika virus free to all mariners worldwide, with the goal of increasing awareness of the prevention measures that can keep seafarers and their colleagues and families safe from the disease.
Marlink reports that the second generation of its XChange communications management hardware is now available.
Inmarsat has announced a partnership with PressReader to bring its newspaper and magazine service to vessels at sea over the Inmarsat-4 network, the satellite infrastructure which powers the FleetBroadband service.
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