KVH reports that it has now passed the 100-vessel mark in installations under its 10-year contract to supply satellite communications to the US Coast Guard’s fleet of small cutters.
Marlink has announced that it is installing new VSAT antennas on all eight Neste Oil vessels and migrating the fleet to the iDirect platform.
PRONAUTAS has announced two new contracts for communications and navigation systems respectively, having agreed to equip the whole CFL fleet with Ku-band VSAT while also signing a separate contract to install Transas ECDIS on Jan De Nul Group vessels.
KVH Industries has announced that it has doubled its capacity available from the JCSAT-1B satellite serving maritime customers of its mini-VSAT Broadband service in the Asia-Pacific region, one of the world’s busiest areas for commercial shipping.
Globe Wireless has announced that it has expanded Ku-band coverage in the Indian Ocean and South Atlantic.
Astrium Services has signed two new separate Ku-band capacity agreements with Eutelsat and SES, which it says will improve its performance in Europe, the Middle East and North America.
Astrium Services has announced that it is expanding its VSAT coverage with 100MHz of Ku-band capacity on the Intelsat 907 satellite, to serve customers in the North Sea and across European waterways.
Phasor Solutions reports that it hopes to commercially launch a flat Ku-band antenna in 2014, having carried out a successful operational test of its electronically steered, phased array antenna.
Marine VSAT provider OmniAccess says it has launched a 100Mbps dedicated VSAT service for the Caribbean and Mediterranean.
Harris CapRock Communications has signed a five-year contract with Carnival Corporation to provide communications services on board more than 100 cruise ships in its 10 cruise line brands.
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