Intellian has launched a new Ku-band VSAT antenna which will be upgradable for use with Inmarsat Global Xpress Ka-Band after that service is launched.
NYK has decided to introduce an onboard broadband communication system on all of its containerships, with the aim of reducing CO2 emissions during ship operations.
Iridium has announced the completion of the satellite preliminary design review phase for its next-generation satellite constellation, Iridium NEXT.
Galileo, the European satellite navigation system, has passed a significant milestone in its development, with the world’s first successful reception of the encrypted Galileo Public Regulated Service (PRS) signal from the first Galileo satellites (launched in October 2011).
Marlink has announced an agreement with satellite provider Telenor Satellite Broadcasting (TSBc) to renew and increase Marlink’s Ku-band satellite capacity for the next three years, as well agreeing an option for Ka-band capacity on an upcoming satellite.
Eniram has launched its new Optimum Speed Assistant (OSA), an onboard decision support tool used to determine a vessel's optimum speed profile for each voyage.
Korean VSAT antenna manufacturer KNS has announced a strategic partnership with LinkScape, to jointly offer a product called UltraVSAT.
Videotel has launched a new Continuing Competency Manager (CCM) tool, designed to assist shipping companies in managing training and competence.
Princess Cruises has extended its use of Maritime Communications Partner's (MCP) wireless communications service, adding the systems to the new vessel Royal Princess and her sister ship being built at Fincantieri shipyard in Italy.
Imtech Marine reports that it has signed global distribution and service agreements for VSAT satellite communication and satellite TV (TVRO) products with antenna manufacturers Intellian, Jotron and Thrane & Thrane.
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