LinkScape, KNS Partner to Enhance UltraVSAT Maritime Service

[Satellite TODAY 03-13-12] Maritime Internet service provider LinkScape has entered into a strategic partnership with antenna designer and manufacturer KNS, the companies confirmed March 12.

   The partnership will combine technology between the two entities to support LinkScape Ku- and C-band coverage across the Americas, Caribbean, Europe, Asia and extended coverage worldwide.
   “The timing [of the partnership] could not be better,” LinkScape Vice President of Business Development David Horacek said in a statement. “We have completed enhancements to our UltraVSAT modem platform and by combining this with KNS’ reputation in manufacturing the most advanced antennas on the market, our global Ku- and C-band VSAT networks are now stronger than ever.”
   The new partners said they would demonstrate their latest combined UltraVSAT solutions at the SATELLITE 2012 conference in Washington, D.C.

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