From the autumn, BBC World News bulletins will be available on board commercial vessels via Telemar Scandinavia and NSSLGlobal, the three companies have announced.
NSSLGlobal is doubling the return speeds on its VSAT network for Standard and Premium Packages, with the UK-based firm offering the upgrade free of charge to all its customers.
Stolt Tankers is to equip its entire fleet of deep sea and regional tankers with the Sealink global Ku-band VSAT service from Marlink, the companies have confirmed.
MARIS and Orange Business Services report that they have formalised an agreement to deliver ECDIS and maritime digital services directly to navigators via a fully-managed Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) network.
Harris CapRock Communications has announced that it has completed the installation of satcom systems on board 33 vessels for Royal Caribbean Cruises. The solution combines Ku-band and C-band connectivity.
Marlink has landed a contract with German ship operator Hartmann Reederei to supply standardised Ku-band VSAT services to its 74 vessel fleet.
KVH has struck a partnership with Iridium to provide extended satellite coverage to customers equipped with its new TracPhone V3-IP system.
KVH Industries has announced that it has more than doubled the capacity of its mini-VSAT Broadband network in Brazil and Africa.
NSSLGlobal and Telemar Scandinavia say they have become the first satellite providers to announce the introduction of ACM (Adaptive Coding and Modulation) combined with the new DVB-RCS2 standard across their VSAT network.
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