KVH has announced a new dedicated voice configuration for its mini-VSAT maritime satellite network, which will prioritise Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and deliver it on a protected data stream.
Navarino reports that Turkish shipping company Kaptanoglu is to deploy its Infinity Plus communications management technology on its ships, following a three month trial of the system.
Se@MeNow, the maritime social network from SMSGlobal, has signed up over 10,000 members since it launched in February this year.
Globecomm Maritime has introduced Access Chat Plus, an optimised chat and video conferencing application designed for maritime satellite communications, offering 'marinised' version of services similar to those available via Skype.
Gentay is launching two new products for communication between ship and shore, DataWAVE and SoundWAVE.
Alphatron Marine has introduces its new Alphaconnect Hybrid system, a telephone PABX with integrated IP facilities designed to be used on board ship.
One Horizon Group reports that its SatCom Global subsidiary has achieved significant growth for its Horizon product in the first half of the year, in both voice and data.
Navarino has launched a new Voice over IP service that has been specifically developed for vessels using its INFINITY communications management system.
Vobal Technologies has announced the launch of its 'On-Net' telephony service, which it says will allow commercial ship owners or operators to replace traditional satellite calls with unlimited VoIP or GSM calling for a flat monthly fee.
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