SkyTerra Adds Data Capability to Mobile Satellite Radio Equipment
[Satellite TODAY 10-11-10] SkyTerra has rolled out new radio software developed by Hughes that enables data capability on SkyTerra’s MSAT-G2 mobile satellite radio equipment, the company announced March 10.
The radio currently supports push-to-talk, push-to-track and voice communications throughout North America. The software enables users to perform a variety of data applications, including e-mail and text messaging, file transfer, remote monitoring, fleet dispatch, and secure voice communications.
MSAT-G2 radio equipment in the field can be upgraded with the software through authorized service providers or dealers.