ERF Wireless, Schlumberger Deliver Wireless Broadband to Oil, Gas Companies
[Satellite Today 01-19-09] ERF Wireless and Schlumberger entered into an exclusive agreement for delivery of wireless broadband services throughout North America, the companies announced Jan. 15.
Under the contract terms, Schlumberger will exclusively resell wireless broadband and WiMax terrestrial communications products and services from ERF Wireless in the North American oil and gas market. Schlumberger will extend the footprint of its IPresence and IPerformer services using ERF Wireless’ comprehensive high-speed, low-latency wireless and WiMax coverage.
ERF Wireless began its high-speed wireless broadband services to the oil and gas industry by mobilizing its mobile broadband trailer system to active drilling sites. The delivery mechanism supports the mobile nature of drilling and production operations.