World-Link Launches ShipSat Hybrid Broadband Service
[Satellite TODAY 10-02-09] World-Link Communications has launched ShipSat, a broadband IP service that integrates Ku-band VSAT and L-band services for the maritime market, World-Link announced Oct. 1.
ShipSat aims to deliver global IP access, least-cost-routing and switching capabilities among Inmarsat FleetBroadband, Iridium OpenPort, Ku VSAT and other wireless broadband technologies, including OpenPort, 3G, Wi-Fi and WiMax, for a monthly fee.
ShipSat plans start at $1,850 per month and include a VSAT 256K/128K service plus a FleetBroadband 150 or an OpenPort with a 36-month contract.
NSR: Satellite Operators Likely to Emerge from Global Recession Unscathed Satellite News September 23, 2009
[Satellite News 09-23-09] Satellite operators have yet to report any substantial damage from the global economic crisis and will most likely escape the crisis unscathed if the economy stays on track to recover at the end of 2009, according to new…
Industry Execs: VSAT Industry in Good Health Satellite News September 21, 2009
[Satellite News 09-21-09] Comsys senior consultant Simon Bull sent a warning about capacity pricing to VSAT operators at the analyst firm s VSAT 2009 event in London.
Inmarsat Launches 24-hour Low-Cost FleetBroadband Calling Service Satellite Today September 15, 2009
[Satellite TODAY 09-15-09] Inmarsat is set to launch its Enhanced Super Quiet Time (ESQT) calling service for its FleetBroadband maritime users, the MSS operator announced Sept. 14.