Telenor, Brittany Ferries Sign Agreement for Maritime VSAT Service
Telenor Satellite Services has signed a three-year agreement with Brittany Ferries to provide high-speed data communications via satellite. Under terms of the agreement, Telenor will provide Ku-band service for two Brittany vessels, the Val de Loire and the Pont Aven, with an option to install as many as six additional systems for the rest of the company’s ferry fleet.
Operating at speeds up to 192 Kbps, Telenor’s Sealink service allows guests and crew to have greater access to e-mail, fax services, and telephone service.
Brittany Ferries operates a fleet of seven vessels serving ports in France, England, Spain and Ireland.