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Marlink introduces new high-speed connectivity solution

Sealink Flex offers more than 100 bandwidth choices Sealink Flex offers more than 100 bandwidth choices

Marlink is launching a new Sealink Flex VSAT connectivity service that will provide high-speed bandwidth flexibility and options for seasonal users to meet variable service requirements and regional connectivity demands.

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}During Nor-Shipping in Oslo next week, Marlink will present the new Sealink Flex, which offers more than 100 bandwidth choices, enabling offshore and cruise companies to select the one which best addresses their operational, administrative, crew and guest requirements. A range of antenna widths – from 85cm to 1.5m – means that the service is available for almost any vessel size.

With Sealink Flex, bandwidth can be temporarily increased or decreased for periods ranging from a single day to several months, with guaranteed minimum rates. A rapid response to bandwidth alteration requests allows any such enquiry to be processed and resolved as quickly and efficiently as possible.

In addition, the creation of six high-speed zones in strategic offshore areas around the globe focuses on giving Sealink Flex users the fastest available onboard internet access, with substantial bandwidth boosts available on request – a benefit of particular relevance to charter companies and vessel owner/operators.

The new VSAT service is compatible with a variety of existing communication management platforms, making the transition to Sealink Flex easy and economical.

“Sealink Flex represents a winning combination – the reassurance of a fixed monthly cost for minimum rates with total control over your high-speed bandwidth usage,” commented Tore Morten Olsen, president Maritime, Marlink. “The presence of our high-speed coverage zones permits offshore users to tailor their bandwidth accordingly if, for example, they need to cater for the needs of additional guests onboard, or if they have urgent business communications to manage within a set time limit.”

Marlink will be located at stand B02-16 during the Nor-Shipping trade show in Lillestrøm, Norway, from 4-7 June.  {/mprestriction}

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