Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, has announced that the Global Xpress (GX) and FleetBroadband terminals manufactured by Intellian, are now approved for use with FleetBroadband Xtra. Designed to enable maritime customers to benefit from high-speed broadband connectivity, Fleet Xpress is an-integrated Ka-band and L-band solution that utilizes capacity […]
Extended through June 30, 2015, Iridium has extended their OpenPort Double Value Promotion offering service plans that double the data and/or voice allowance on a range of popular OpenPort service packages. Open to new and existing customers, the promotional plans will provide high-volume data packages at ultra-affordable prices. The promotional details are: Double the data […]
Competing in the best of conditions has its drawbacks and challenges! Add to the race harsh weather conditions and isolation, the competition changes dramatically. For the crews in the 2014 Volvo Ocean Race, satellite communications is making what could be isolated and dangerous into a more manageable environment with the use of Inmarsat satellite connectivity. […]
FleetBroadband from Network Innovations has just been enhanced for distress services. A new non-SOLAS maritime voice distress service has been launched by Inmarsat to enhance safety communication on commercial and leisure vessels utilizing FleetBroadband.