Imtech Marine has extended its global Ku-band VSAT network to add coverage in the South Atlantic Ocean, between South America and Africa.
The UK Marine business of Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, reports that it has completed a contract to supply a Ku-band VSAT system to Serco.
Ozsay Satellite Communications, part of the Ozsay Group of Companies in Turkey, has agreed a deal to provide VSAT services to oil and chemical tanker company Besiktas Shipping.
KVH reports that it has recently shipped its 3,000th TracPhone terminal for the mini-VSAT Broadband network.
Stena Line has implemented a hybrid communications system from Marlink to provide improved free internet connectivity for passengers on seven ferries serving Norwegian, Swedish and Danish routes.
De Poli Tankers BV has recently completed a communications upgrade project which has seen a series of new VSAT installations aboard its vessels.
Livewire Connections reports that it has supplied and installed a new Sea Tel 4010-91 VSAT system on the RV Odyssey Explorer.
Key performance statistics for the Evolution X7 remote, the first in a family of next-generation remotes that have been optimised for Adaptive TDMA throughput performance and operate with high throughput satellites, have been released by iDirect.
Marlink has made a new commitment to VSAT customers under which it promises to have new installations up and running within 24 hours.
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