Eutelsat Forges Partnership with Beijing Marine Communication & Navigation Company
[Via Satellite 09-07-2016] Eutelsat has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Beijing Marine Communication & Navigation Company (MCN), the commercial arm of China Transport Telecommunications & Information Center (CTTIC), to reach global aviation, maritime and land mobile broadband markets. The agreement leverages Eutelsat’s satellite resources and MCN’s ground infrastructure to enhance mobile broadband services for Chinese companies and international customers across the globe. It will also support China’s “One Belt One Road” initiative that focuses on connectivity and cooperation in Eurasia.
Along with targeting these markets, the partnership also enables Eutelsat and MCN to work together to promote satellite technology applications research and development, and to integrate new technologies from both companies into commercial satellite communication services.