Euroconsult’s ‘Maritime Telecom Solutions by Satellite: Global Market Analysis & Forecasts, 3rd Edition’ report, released last week, has estimated that the maritime market now has more than 11,000 active VSAT terminals, with just 10 providers having 1 per cent or more of the market.
Airbus Defence and Space reports that it has expanded its Ku-band VSAT coverage in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR).
Airbus Defence and Space has launched a new Pharostar Plus VSAT package with increased throughput and volume limits, available to new customers but which will also offer customers on the company's existing bundles the option to move to the package and double their throughput or capacity at no additional cost.
The French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea, known as Ifremer, has conducted a live video broadcast and conference from the mid-Atlantic during an educational event called ‘Night of the Abyss’, after Marlink enabled a temporary 1.5 Mbps bandwidth increase for the research vessel 'Pourquoi pas?'.
German service provider Pro Nautas today announced that it has been selected to provide a turnkey connectivity solution to eleven Green Reefers vessels.
KVH Industries reports that it recently shipped its 4,000th TracPhone terminal for the mini-VSAT Broadband network, noting that it has added more than 1,000 units in the past year.
NSSLGlobal today announced that it has opened a new teleport in Perth, Australia, which will extend its existing VSAT Ku-Band network in the South Pacific region.
MTN Communications today announced that Carnival Corporation has signed a new agreement for the provision of internet services to the guests and crew of its cruise ships, as well as extending the TV agreement for half of its fleet.
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