Speedcast International Limited (ASX: SDA), the world’s most trusted provider of highly reliable, fully managed, remote communication and IT solutions, has announced that the company has been selected by an affiliate of Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE: NBR) (Nabors) to provide new IT communications equipment and cloud-based connectivity services to 40 land-based sites in Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela and Argentina.
TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company, together with a consortium of six prominent telecom and content service providers, announced that the supply contract for the JUPITER Cable system has come into force.
Speedcast International Limited announced the release of SIGMA Gateway Xtreme, a new network device capable of managing Speedcast’s global Ku VSAT network, Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress network and 4G/LTE services. SIGMA Gateway Xtreme delivers the ultimate in reliability and redundancy, bringing the performance of Fleet Xpress to a new and unmatched level.
An advanced, 60 cm marine satellite antenna system designed to consistently deliver the fastest data speeds globally to the maritime market was unveiled by KVH Industries, Inc. at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, in Florida.
Orange Business Services and BlueTide Communications are collaborating to deliver comprehensive maritime communications, reaching almost every sea and ocean around the world. The combination of Orange’s global satellite network with BlueTide’s specialized maritime solutions will power the navigation, cybersecurity, voice and video, corporate applications, and asset management for vessels in the work-boat industry.
KVH Industries, Inc., announced the launch of its next-generation, advanced maritime broadband network, joined by service partner, Intelsat S.A. Slated for commercial availability next month, KVH’s high-speed overlay to its current mini-VSAT BroadbandSM service is expected to triple, and in some cases increase by a multiple of six, the data speeds for its maritime customers.
IOActive, Inc., the worldwide leader in research-driven security services, released a new advisory documenting critical cybersecurity vulnerabilities affecting Stratos Global’s AmosConnect communication shipboard platform. Stratos Global, an Inmarsat company, is the leading provider of maritime communications services in the world and used by thousands of ship vessels globally.
Crews aboard the Alcatel Submarine Networks’ C/V Ile de Batz installed the last segment of cable beneath the ocean floor, completing physical installation of the Alaska portion of the international Quintillion Subsea Cable System. The system is on schedule to be in service this December, enabling 21st Century communications in the North American Arctic for the first time.
Huawei Marine hosted the 3rd Asia Pacific Submarine Networks Forum in Hangzhou with the theme: “Developing ICT Hubs: Make Submarine Cables a Strategic Asset.” This year’s forum discussed the submarine cable industry’s role as a key facilitator of Asia-Pacific ICT development.
FP Telecommunications (FPT) and Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN), part of Nokia, have signed a turn-key agreement for the deployment of AURORA Submarine Cable System. Supporting the increasing bandwidth demands for broadband applications in North, Central and South America countries, AURORA will be based on ASN's advanced submarine system technology supporting the regional social and economic development.
Deep Blue Cable, the developer, owner and operator of a state-of-the-art subsea fiber-optic system providing connectivity across the Caribbean islands and to the Americas, has announced plans to extend its pan-Caribbean subsea network to Colombia and Panama, as well as expand to additional landing points throughout the region.