Orolia, a group specialising in positioning, navigation and GPS timing equipment and systems, has announced the acquisition of maritime communications provider Boatracs.
Intellian reports that it has been selected to supply VSAT communications antennas to OmniAccess, used as part of a project to implement broadband satellite communications for a river cruise operator.
VSAT provider OmniAccess reports that it has deployed a new iDirect Series 15100 Universal Satellite Hub to expand its maritime satellite network.
Vizada has announced that it is to extend the coverage area of its Pharostar Ku-band VSAT service, and is introducing a range of new packages to appeal to a wider section of the market.
Intelsat has introduced its EpicNG satellite platform, a new series of satellites which will combine Intelsat's spectral rights in the C-, Ku- and Ka-bands.
Korean satcom antenna manufacturer KNS Inc has released a new 75cm VSAT antenna model, named 'Z7'.
SELEX Elsag, a Finmeccanica company, reports that it has agreed two new satellite communications deals, with North Star Shipping and Viking Supply Ships Limited.
Harris CapRock Communications has signed a five-year agreement with cruise operator Royal Caribbean Cruises to provide communication services onboard its fleet of 34 ships across the Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and Azamara Club Cruises brands.
Boatracs and KVH report that they are to work together to deliver a communications service for small to medium sized businesses in the commercial workboat and fishing markets.
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