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Satcom Global launches IPSignature 4

Satcom Global has launched IPSignature 4, adding ‘Bring Your Own Device’ technology for vessels at sea, where crew can access web-based services via internet café hotspots through their own tablets, smartphones and laptops.

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}The system features VoIP (voice over IP) calling, and Satcom Global says that later this year it will also add the ability to make cheap phone calls at the touch of a button via a new App.

The device provides centralised control of vessel network connections and communications over satellite, and facilities for separated crew communications billing.

Firewalls can be managed remotely, with integral netflow monitoring reports available and users and settings management controllable via a shoreside portal. The dual board design offers redundancy and ‘out of band management’ options for satellite failover.

“We’ve listened to what our customers want and have developed a device that ticks all the boxes with regard to what is required from both business and crew perspectives,” said Ian Robinson, CEO, Satcom Global.

“IPSignature 4 provides managers with a reliable and secure tool for managing vessel communications, a means of better utilising plentiful data allowances with low cost crew calling capability and providing Wi-Fi accessibility for crew.”{/mprestriction}

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