One Horizon Group has signed an agreement to be the exclusive supplier of Voice over IP services to Chinese satellite equipment manufacturer KeyIdea Information Technology, which will be incorporated into a new KeyIdea maritime satellite service to be launched in the fourth quarter of 2015.
Thuraya has launched a new satcom Calling Card focused on the maritime and energy sectors.
KVH Media Group, part of KVH Industries, has added the 100th unique newspaper title to its NEWSlink service with the launch of ‘Philippines Business’.
InterManager has thrown its weight behind moves towards the 'paperless ship', as well as the introduction of minimum manning levels, following a meeting during Nor-Shipping 2015 in Oslo.
A new payment system from Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) and Brightwell Payments has been launched, designed to simplify crew payments and remove the need for cash on vessels.
A new report from Crewtoo on the happiness levels of seafarers highlights just how important internet access has become for those working at sea, claiming many now demand it rather than simply desire it.
MTN Communications reports that it delivered the recent world title boxing fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao live to 30 vessels across the globe, via its high-definition MTN Worldwide TV service (MTN-TV HD).
Globalstar has announced the availability of its Sat-Fi system in EMEA, which allows the user to connect their existing smartphones and existing phone numbers to send and receive communications over Globalstar’s satellite network.
KVH has announced the introduction of the TracVision TV8, a new antenna system designed to deliver satellite television to vessels worldwide.
Airbus Defence and Space service provider partner Ozsay Satellite Communications reports that it is upgrading connectivity on five Transal tankers, improving both operational and crew communications.
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