Ericsson Picks SpeedCast as Satellite Connectivity Partner for Maritime
[Via Satellite 10-26-2016] Ericsson has selected SpeedCast to be the company’s satellite connectivity solution partner for the global maritime industry. Through the partnership, Ericsson will expand its end-to-end service solutions for shipping, ports and terminal customers using SpeedCast’s global network and satellite communication services.
Ericsson anticipates reaching significant economies of scale and enhancing its global infrastructure by means of the agreement. Together, Ericsson will combine its strength in providing end-to-end managed solutions to the shipping, port and terminal markets with SpeedCast’s connectivity solutions to the shipping sector.
Both companies plan combined offerings such as a tailored portfolio of connectivity services aimed at lowering operational costs, including global connectivity, data capture and operations analytics tools; a global sales force and support organization that reaches all major shipping locations; and shared engineering, technical and managerial resources.