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Marlink Signs VSAT Service Expansion Agreement with DOF ASA

Maritime satellite communications provider Marlink secured a three-year contract to supply expanded Sealink VSAT services to Norwegian offshore and subsea-vessel operator DOF ASA, Marlink announced Feb. 10.     Marlink will integrate VSAT services on 20 additional DOF ASA vessels, which will increase the total number of the customer’s Marlink VSAT-equipped vessels to 52. The contract […]

By | February 16, 2011

KVH CFO: Mini-VSAT Service Investments Driving Long-Term Growth

KVH‘s 2010 capacity expansion efforts enabled the company to deliver more than 60 terabytes of data and 1.5 million international voice calls via its mini-VSAT Broadband network, which drove its fourth quarter VSAT product and service revenues up 70 percent from the same period last year, according to KVH CFO Patrick Spratt.     "The increase […]

By | February 16, 2011

Spacenet Wins State Government Satellite Services Deal in Texas

The Lubbock County Municipal Government in Texas selected Spacenet’s satellite communications services and equipment to support critical communications across the state, the Gilat subsidiary announced.     Lubbock County will use Spacenet’s transportable antennas and Connexstar S2 satellite services based on the SkyEdge 2 VSAT platform to provide emergency communications as part of the county’s instant […]

By | February 8, 2011

Nynex Satellite-Supported FlexACM Replaces Fiber to Middle East, Central Asia

VSAT system integrator Nynex has installed Newtec’s FlexACM technology at the IABG teleport in Ottobrunn, Germany, to provide new coverage for the Middle East and Central Asia region and replace existing fiber connections.     The Nynex FlexACM infrastructure runs on three transponders on the Eutelsat W48 satellite located at 48 degrees East. The network also […]

By | February 8, 2011

Broadpoint to Provide Ku-, C-band Service to Global Shipping Company

Network solutions company Broadpoint signed contracts with global shipping company V.Ships Offshore to provide Ku- and C-band satellite services for V.Ships’ worldwide operations, Broadpoint announced.     Broadpoint will deliver satellite connectivity, including telephone access, with local dialing capabilities, crew calling card services as well as Internet access and Wi-Fi to the vessels in V.Ships’ global […]

By | February 8, 2011

KVH, ViaSat Double Mini-VSAT Broadband Capacity in Key Regions

KVH Industries and partner ViaSat have doubled their mini-VSAT Broadband network capacity in the Asian, African and West Indian Ocean regions, including waters off the coasts of Australia and New Zealand. The global spread spectrum satellite network will see expanded coverage and service for KVH’s TracPhone V7 VSAT antenna via 13 satellite transponders and 10 […]

By | February 8, 2011

Atrexx Deploys VSAT Ground Services at 47 Embassies in Africa, Middle East

German satellite service provider Atrexx is finalizing its VSAT ground services contract with the European Union to connect 47 European embassy sites in Africa and the Middle East, the company announced Feb. 2.    Serving as a subcontractor to the service provider on the contract, Atrexx said it is completing installation works and setting up […]

By | February 8, 2011

Astrium Services CEO Eric Béranger Outlines 2011 Strategy

Astrium Services continues to serve as an important part of Astrium’s space business following its acquisition of ND SatCom its partnership agreements with Cisco and Telesat. The development of the company has resulted in a rapidly increasing growth rate, which Astrium Services CEO Eric Béranger hopers to sustain in the long-term.
    Béranger spoke with […]

By | February 8, 2011

Spacenet Signs Multi-Year U.S. State Lottery VSAT Contracts

Gilat subsidiary Spacenet was selected by various U.S. state governments to provide and maintain SkyEdge broadband satellite terminals to support state lotteries, Gilat announced Jan. 31.     Texas and Illinois state governments issued Spacenet multi-year contract awards. In 2010, Indiana, Iowa and Louisiana issued similar contracts to network provider. Combined, the five state networks total […]

By | February 8, 2011

VSAT Cloud Computing Offers End-to-End Service for Critical Applications

With companies embracing cloud computing solutions, the onus is on service providers to come up with solutions to tailor to customers’ needs. ND SatCom, which has become a ‘Citrix Ready Partner’ thanks to its XWARP cloud computing solution, hopes to be a pioneering satellite presence in the cloud computing space. According to ND SatCom, it […]

By | February 8, 2011

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