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KVH agrees SKY Perfect JSAT deal

KVH reports that it has concluded an agreement with SKY Perfect JSAT (SJC) that will see the two companies work together in delivering maritime VSAT services.

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}Following the deal, KVH’s mini-VSAT Broadband service will incorporate capacity from SJC’s satellites covering the Asia-Pacific and Indian Ocean regions, including southern Indian Ocean coverage.

In addition, SJC will begin marketing and selling the KVH service in Japan, under the name ‘OceanBB’.

According to SJC, entering into these agreements with KVH will enable the Japanese company to accelerate its development and provision of new services to meet growing demand for VSAT in the local maritime market.{/mprestriction}

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