Editor's Choice News  rss

New team at Level 3 following tw telecom acquisition
Level 3

24th July 2014: Level 3 Communications has revealed plans for its executive management team pending its acquisition of tw telecom. The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter 2014 resulting in a combined company enterprise value of US$25 billion. […]

Imtech Marine improves crew welfare with PressReader
Imtech Marine

23rd July 2014: Imtech Marine is adding a new service to its satellite communications offering. From August this year, crews on ships will be able to access more than 2,500 newspapers and magazines in 60 languages from more than 100 countries on PCs, laptops and mobile devices on board vessels, including OffComm News. […]

Cyber attacks face new generation of IT network protection
cyber attack

21st July 2014: Working to diminish the threats of increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks, Arkoon and Netasq, subsidiaries of Airbus Defence and Space, have brought out a new generation of network protection called, Stormshield Network Security. The new line of products complements Stormshield Endpoint Security (for workstation protection) and Stormshield Data Security (for data protection). […]

Enhanced remote exploration and mining comms, Africa
mining communications

22nd July 2014: Liquid Telecom, a data, voice, and IP provider in Africa, is stepping up resources to meet increasing demand for remote exploration and mining comms. Extending its relationship with Eutelsat to 2019, a new multi-transponder contract for satellite capacity will bring premium coverage of Sub-Saharan Africa. […]

New promise for offshore TV and internet from KNS
offshore TV and internet

16th July 2014: KNS Inc has just brought out a C-band 2.2m satellite antenna. It comes with two configuration options: Z series, for those who want fast internet access at sea; and S series, which provides the ultimate in TV entertainment offshore. The C-band has been built for regional or global beams and is ideal for vessels with limited space for 2.4m or 3m antennas.
Equipped with wireless Bluetooth up to 100 meters from the radome, it’s now easier to upgrade remotely, monitor capabilities, or self-diagnose using a paired computer to check settings and movements of the antenna. […]