SES Government Solutions (SES GS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, has announced the award of a new portable maritime solution task order against the single-award blanket purchase agreement (BPA) with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) for medium earth orbit (MEO) low-latency high throughput satellite (HTS) services. The solution leverages the O3b MEO satellite constellation operating 8,000km away from Earth.
NSSLGlobal has opened a new sales and service office close to Gothenburg, Sweden.
Iridium has announced a historic achievement with the launch of the Iridium Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) service.
Comtech Telecommunications has announced that its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., which is part of Comtech’s Commercial Solutions segment, was awarded an $11.4 million delivery order in support of a previously announced $58.8 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from the U.S. Naval Information Warfare Systems Command. Funded orders received to-date under this IDIQ contract now total $42.1 million.
IoT platform provider TechBinder has joined the KVH Watch Solution Partner program and will offer the KVH Watch service as part of its suite of digital tools and services.
Høglund has signed a new agreement with South African electronics and satellite communications expert, Mackay Marine, to widen Høglund’s offering of advanced maritime solutions.
OneWeb has secured additional funding from SoftBank Group and Hughes Network Systems, bringing OneWeb’s total funding to $1.4 billion. The capital raised to date positions the Company to be fully funded for its first-generation satellite fleet, totaling 648 satellites, by the end of 2022.
Marlink Group, backed by Apax Partners (France), has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100 per cent of ITC Global from Panasonic.
KVH Industries has expanded its mini-VSAT Broadbands HTS network coverage throughout Hudson Bay and the North Atlantic, including northeastern Canada, the Labrador Sea, Iceland, and Greenland.
KVH Industries has announced that Furuno is offering AgilePlans maritime VSAT connectivity in Japan.
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