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Speedcast to Expand Services for Fred. Olsen Windcarrier

By | January 29, 2019
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's Brave Tern vessel. Photo: Fred. Olsen Windcarrier

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s Brave Tern vessel. Photo: Fred. Olsen Windcarrier

Speedcast International was awarded a new multi-year, fully-managed communications contract with Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, an entity of Bonheur ASA providing jack-up vessels used for offshore wind farm construction.

Speedcast serves Fred. Olsen related companies on a global scale in both the cruise and energy segments, and the two companies have been partners for over three years.

This new contract will provide a unique communications solution onboard Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s two offshore assets, Brave Tern and Bold Tern, combining Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) and 4G/Long Term Evolution (LTE) to deliver data and voice services for corporate, operator, and crew welfare networks. In addition, Speedcast will deploy an Software-Defined Networking in a Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) solution integrating multiple carriers.