Buzz Marine is supplying its HubbaX4 Go marine broadband systems to five vessels from the UK’s Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (IFCA), providing the ships with 4G connectivity while at sea.
iDirect Asia is partnering with Singapore-based ST Teleport on a new vessel-location tracking and network-monitoring platform called Nautical.
Space News has reported that Apax and Airbus Defence and Space are close to agreeing a deal on the sale of the latter’s mobile satellite communications services division, which Airbus originally bought from Apax in 2011.
Phasor has been awarded a €2 million grant under the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme, to assist in the commercial development of the company’s flat panel antenna technology.
United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has chosen Marlink to deliver VSAT broadband connectivity with unlimited traffic volume across its fleet of newly built containerships, including the recently named 18,800 TEU MV Barzan.
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.
NSR's latest Maritime Satcom Markets Report predicts significant growth in the sector over the next decade, with both HTS and FSS capacity driving annual revenues as high as $5.2 billion by 2024.
Marlink has signed a partner agreement with Tampnet which will see 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution) services added to its VSAT and MSS (Mobile Satellite Services) portfolio in the North Sea.
Panasonic has reported that it has entered into an agreement to acquire ITC Global, a satcom provider that serves the energy, mining and maritime markets, and which has been owned by Boston-based private equity firm, Riverside Partners, since 2011.
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