C2Sat, Trac ID Partner On Offshore Communications System
[10-19-07 – Satellite Today] C2Sat Communications signed a deal with Trac ID Systems, covering a new radio link application for the oil and gas industry, C2Sat announced Oct. 19.
Under the agreement with Trac, a Norwegian telecommunications company that provides wireless systems to oil companies, C2Sat will provide TracLink service for the offshore market with speeds of up to 155 megabits per second.
"C2SAT’s stabilized antenna for radio link communication in oil and gas applications opens up a new market segment for our company,”Fredrik Hanell, CEO of C2Sat, said in a statement.
"At very high bandwidths satellite communication is not commercially viable, and in this segment we can leverage our antenna platform to provide a competitive alternative to laying optical fiber cables. The co-operation with Trac enables us to expand our global product offering.”