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Maritime VSAT connectivity deal for Malaysia’s PBJV Group
maritime vsat

29th July 2014: Globecomm Maritime has sealed a deal to equip a barge, called Kota Laksamana 101, for PBJV Group with VSAT connectivity. Under the terms of the agreement, PBJV is required to provide a dedicated 512kbps up and down link to some 300 Petronas staff working onboard. The company will provide Ku-band comms with L-band back-up to the vessel during its deployment in waters off Bintulu. […]

Maritime & offshore will generate US$5.5b satellite revenues
satellite revenue

28th July 2014: NSR released a report today which says that the maritime market will dominate demand for FSS satellite capacity. It cites that cruise ships, offshore platforms, and merchant marine segments will generate US$2 billion in capacity satellite revenue in 2023. The Fortune 500 company intends to expand its core locations in North America to include tw telecom’s current locations in Littleton, Colo. […]

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. […]

IoE brings threats as well as opportunity
oil and gas ioe

25th July 2014: Cisco has brought out two offerings: Cisco Collaborative Operations and Cisco Secure Ops Solutions, to make it easier to support risk management and compliance for industrial control environments and connect experts for mission critical communications. Watch the video. […]

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. […]