The demand for connectivity in the expedition cruise market is growing rapidly, says satellite communications company Marlink who is today contracting twice the satellite capacity specifically for the expedition sector as it was 12 months ago.
Container shipping giant Seaspan has completed implementation of the KVH mini-VSAT Broadband connectivity for all 107 managed vessels in its global containership fleet.
KVH Industries has introduced the TracPhone V11-HTS, a super-fast 1 metre Ku/C-band maritime VSAT antenna, designed to deliver data speeds up to 20 Mbps down/3 Mbps to commercial maritime vessels and superyachts.
Thuraya Telecommunications Company and IEC Telecom have signed an agreement to provide Thuraya’s VSAT+ maritime satellite service to the Turkish maritime and offshore markets.
KVH Industries has extended its mini-VSAT Broadbandsm HTS network to cover the Pacific Ocean via the Horizons 3e satellite, which is jointly owned by Intelsat and SKY Perfect JSAT.
Fairfield Geotechnologies, a Houston-based data and solutions provider has selected Marlink to provide a customised VSAT solution for two Ocean Bottom Node (OBN) seismic survey vessels operating on behalf of oil & gas industry clients.
Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a subsidiary of the Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), has announced that maritime satellite service, Thuraya VSAT+, is now commercially available from IEC Telecom.
Radio Holland has extended its Ku-band VSAT coverage above Northern Europe and Russia, with improved coverage now stretching from the Kara Sea to the Pacific Ocean.
NSR's latest Maritime Satcom Markets Report predicts significant growth in the sector over the next decade, with both HTS and FSS capacity driving annual revenues as high as $5.2 billion by 2024.
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