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Monday, 04 March 2013 00:00

Deal to extend mobile services at sea

TE Connectivity (TE) has announced that Maritime Communications Partner (MCP) is deploying its InterReach Unison DAS (Distributed Antenna Systems) on nine US-based cruise ships.

Friday, 15 February 2013 00:00

VSAT switchbox added to HubbaX

UK-based Buzz Marine, the suppliers of HubbaX mobile broadband for maritime, has developed a system for its mini-dome to allow automatic switching from a vessel’s VSAT.

Monday, 04 February 2013 00:00

Hybrid broadband for Scandinavia

Ancylus AB and Net1 have entered a strategic partnership in order to offer a hybrid broadband solution to the Scandinavian and Nordic maritime markets.

Friday, 25 January 2013 00:00

20-mile comms system launched in UK

UK-based Buzz Marine has launched HubbaX, a mobile broadband system specifically designed for the marine environment which it says will offer ADSL equivalent broadband speeds for vessels operating up to 20 miles offshore.

Stena Line has implemented a hybrid communications system from Marlink to provide improved free internet connectivity for passengers on seven ferries serving Norwegian, Swedish and Danish routes.

Friday, 14 December 2012 00:00

KGJS to roll out Dual iFusion

Norwegian shipping company Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Skipsrederi AS is to implement the Dual Globe iFusion system from Globe Wireless as the communication solution for both the SKS Tankers Holding AS and KGJS Cement Holding AS fleets.

Friday, 14 December 2012 00:00

Stena Line extends GSM contract with MCP

Maritime Communications Partner (MCP) has signed an extended contract to deliver wireless communication services to Stena Line’s European ferry operations.

Friday, 07 December 2012 00:00

Color Line extends contract with MCP

Maritime Communications Partner (MCP) has extended its GSM contract with Color Line, Norway’s largest cruise and transportation company.

Friday, 23 November 2012 00:00

Million minutes per month on Globe GSM

Globe Wireless has announced it has reached the milestone of surpassing one million GSM minutes per month on its Globe Mobile system.

Friday, 21 September 2012 00:00

Free port Wi-Fi from Three

Mobile network operator Three is to provide seafarers visiting ports across the UK with free mobile internet as part of a national scheme being run in collaboration with the UK Merchant Navy Welfare Board, which aims to connect international seafarers with their families using internet communications tools.

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