Globecomm Maritime today announced that it has been awarded a contract to provide Ku-band VSAT connectivity with L-band backup to a PBJV barge on charter to Petronas.
Satellite market research company NSR has issued a report claiming that the maritime sector is set to dominate demand for FSS satellite capacity, requiring approximately 160 satellite transponders by 2023.
MTN Communications today announced that it has won a contract that more than doubles the number of Technip vessels it supplies with broadband connectivity.
IPSTAR Japan, a Thaicom subsidiary, reports that Tokyo-based shipping company Ocean Trans Co. has selected its end-to-end broadband service to provide its crew with Internet access.
Cobham SATCOM has developed a switchable feed kit for its Sea Tel 9797B antenna, which automates the process of transitioning the antenna from C-band service to Ku-band service.
Livewire Connections today announced that it has signed a new sales agreement with Airbus Defence and Space which will see it offer airtime services on Airbus’s VSAT network.
Imtech Marine reports that Canadian shipping company Algoma Central Corporation has renewed and upgraded its VSAT Connectivity contract, allowing it to deploy crew Internet on board its 34 vessels operating on the Great Lakes.
Marlink reports that Paranave has chosen its WaveCall Ku-band solution for four pusher tug boats and a containership it operates on the Paraná river system in Paraguay.
Intelsat today announced that it has established a strategic agreement to provide access to its C- and Ku-band network to SpeedCast, a satcom and maritime service provider.
Marlink today announced that it has been contracted by Stena Line to roll out its customised Ku-band VSAT service, Sealink, on 27 ferries operating in Scandinavia, the Irish Sea and the North Sea.
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