Schlumberger Launches New VSAT Service for Offshore Industry
[Satellite TODAY 05-17-10] Schlumberger has launched a VSAT service for the offshore industry, the company announced May 13.
The service, SeaConnect, aims to provide VSAT services using a portable marine 60-centimeter C-band antenna and related technologies based on a fixed-fee unlimited data access.
Schlumberger said it has tested the SeaConnect service for six months on a number of vessels operating in Southeast Asia. The service now is available in Southeast Asia, and will expand to South Asia, Africa and Latin America in the coming months.
“With its high portability, mobility and small footprint, the SeaConnect service will enable connectivity to any type of offshore vessel or to any service company on a rig,” Schlumberger Spokesman Paul Khayat said in a statement.
Tullow Oil Exec Says Satellite Players need to Sharpen Up Satellite News March 26, 2010
[Satellite News 03-26-10] Oil companies want more from satellite companies as they continue to build out communications networks onshore and offshore, according to panelists at SMi s Oil and Gas Satellite Communications show in London.
iDirect Supplies Platform For Intelsat Maritime Offering Satellite Today July 18, 2007
iDirect Technologies will supply the platform for Intelsat’s Network Broadband Global maritime service, iDirect announced July 16. The service, unveiled by Intelsat in June, is part of the operator s GlobalConnex portfolio of offerings. The…
Intelsat Launches Global Maritime Solution Satellite Business Solutions June 21, 2007
Intelsat Ltd. has launched a new Network Broadband Global Maritime service among its GlobalConnex portfolio of services, and signed a multi-year distribution agreement with Schlumberger, Intelsat announced June 19. Utilizing Intelsat’s global…