Thrane & Thrane Launches Maritime Mini-VSAT Service in Africa
[Satellite TODAY 01-28-10] Thrane & Thrane has activated its mini-VSAT broadband Internet and voice service for commercial and leisure marine users in and around Africa, the company announced Jan. 27.
The mini-VSAT network aims to offer voice service and Internet access as fast as 512 Kbps for upload and 2 Mbps for download at fixed monthly rates. The mini-VSAT Broadband service, along with the Thrane & Thrane Sailor 700 VSAT, comprises of an end-to-end 24-inch VSAT antenna, service, and support package available for maritime communications.
The launch is part of Thrane & Thrane’s joint effort with ViaSat to offer a seamless global broadband network for vessels in the new African coverage area with Telesat’s Telstar 11N satellite supporting service over the Atlantic Ocean.
TS2 Rolls Out Afghanistan Broadband Services Via Eutelsat EB4, W6 Satellite Today January 14, 2010
[Satellite TODAY 01-14-10] TS2 Satellite Technologies is set to roll out new broadband services on Eutelsat EB4 and W6 satellites to the Afghan commercial and military market, TS2 announced Jan. 13.
Thrane & Thrane Wins $2.31 Million Telecom Italia Upgrade Deal Satellite Today September 7, 2009
[Satellite TODAY 09-07-09] Thrane & Thrane won a $2.31 million gateway upgrade deal from Telecom Italia (TI), the company announced Sept. 3.
Inmarsat Launches BGAN X-Stream Service in Asia-Pacific Region Satellite Today June 17, 2009
[Satellite Today 06-17-09] Inmarsat launched its Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) X-Stream service in the Asia-Pacific region, completing the global coverage for the new service, Inmarsat announced July 16.