Intellian has entered into a US$73 million contract with low earth orbit (LEO) satellite network provider OneWeb to develop and supply affordable compact user terminals.
Brightree and Inmarsat have signed an agreement for Brightree to join the group of certified application providers to offer a dedicated application for Inmarsat’s Fleet Connect service.
Orbcomm has announced that Global Ocean Security Technologies (GOST), a provider of marine security, tracking, monitoring and video surveillance systems, has selected Orbcomm’s next-generation satellite IoT technology to upgrade its global vessel tracking and security systems.
Over the last two months, the maritime and offshore satellite connectivity market has been sparked with a bout of merger and acquisition activities, writes Joshua Flood, senior research consultant at Valour Consultancy.
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.
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