SES has unveiled its first regional maritime Ka-band service, which will be offered under the SES Maritime+ brand to customers operating in Europe.
Globecomm has announced full commercial availability of its new ‘Globecomm VSAT, powered by iDirect’ high-capacity satellite service, which will be aimed at enterprise, government and maritime markets.
Korean antenna manufacturer KNS has announced the development of a new COTM (Communication On The Move) antenna which it says is the first in the industry to include a Ku/Ka dual band automatic switching and polarization capability.
Telenor Satellite Broadcasting (TSBc) has announced a rebrand, changing its name to Telenor Satellite to reflect the company’s changing portfolio and its expansion in the maritime and energy sectors.
Research and Markets has published a new report, Maritime Satellite Communication Market by Type, Service, End User and by Region - Global Forecast to 2020, which predicts annual growth of 9 per cent in shipping satcoms to the end of the decade.
Panasonic Avionics Corporation and Kymeta Corporation have announced a new agreement to work together to bring flat panel antenna technology for VSAT communications to maritime markets.
Inmarsat has agreed a deal with Airbus Defence and Space to build the first two satellites for Inmarsat’s sixth-generation fleet, which will provide the next generation of L-band services after FleetBroadband while also including a Ka-band payload.
Inmarsat has announced a new partnership with EM Solutions to develop the world’s first combined MilSatCom/Global Xpress (GX) maritime satcom terminal.
O3b Networks has announced that it has closed $460 million in financing to support the company’s growth and to assist in expanding the total number of satellites in O3b’s constellation from twelve to twenty.
Inmarsat and Intellian have announced a deal with EUKOR Car Carriers that will provide the Korean shipping company with Ka-band VSAT connectivity over Inmarsat’s new Global Xpress (GX) network.
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