Omniaccess Employs iDirect iDX 3.0 Upgrade to VSAT Network
[Satellite TODAY 02-01-12] OmniAccess has upgraded its global VSAT network with iDirect’s latest operating software, iDX 3.0, iDirect announced Jan. 31.
By combining SCPC and TDMA operating modes, iDX 3.0 aims to enable OmniAccess to achieve higher bandwidth efficiency during high-use seasons, while reducing overall hardware and operating expenses.
OmniAccess also installed a new iDirect Universal 5IF satellite hub in Singapore. The additional hub extends OmniAccess’ broadband coverage in the Caribbean and throughout South East Asia for super-yacht customers.
“We have experienced steady demand for high-bandwidth, more widely available broadband from the yachting sector. As a result, we require the most efficient and reliable platform available to serve a broader customer base. iDirect has always been the core satellite platform of our BroadBEAM service portfolio, and our upgrade to iDX 3.0 is a sound investment that will enable us to continue growing while staying true to our philosophy of always offering the best technology,” OmniAccess CEO Bertrand Hartman said in a statement.