Providing telephone communications to remote moving objects using VSAT
Providing telephone communications to remote mobile objects is essential for many modern organizations. Despite the systematic increase in coverage of mobile networks of the main operators, there are still quite…

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Iridium GO! connects schools to paint
John Dyer is the founder of Last Chance to Paint and an artist at the residence of the world's largest rainforest, The Eden Project, in the UK. John also works…

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Iridium GMDSS received the first satellite terminal
Satellite operator Iridium (Iridium Communications Inc.) and its partner, Lars Thrane, on 04/06/2019 introduced a satellite terminal designed to operate in the Global Maritime Distress Communication System (GMDSS), Lars Thrane…

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Competition in the VSAT market leads to the development of marine satellite communications

The article considers the current state of affairs in the maritime satellite communications market and forecasts Euroconsult specialists for the next 10 years.
Increasing consumer demand, a new generation of satellite technology and increasing competition among operators may result in VSAT services occupying about 70% of the maritime satellite communications market in less than 10 years, experts at Euroconsult say. Continue reading

New Broadband Mini VSAT

Launched seven years ago, the mini-VSAT broadband network was the first to leverage the capabilities of spread spectrum technology to provide global multi-megabit services to ships at sea with small, powerful antennas.

Providing the opportunity to take full advantage of the VSAT service – namely, speed and economy – by installing only compact and affordable on-board antenna systems, has become a truly winning strategy for mini-VSAT. Therefore, it is not surprising that mini-VSAT Broadband has become a best-seller among marine VSAT services.

Encouraged by this success, KVH has created the next generation of mini-VSAT Broadband Network. Using ACSM technology (adaptive coding, expansion, and modulation), network bandwidth has tripled over the past year. More efficient transmission technology, enhanced satellite throughput and automatic updates for the entire installed base of antenna systems – all these have become the basic principles of a network that Continue reading

Comparison of satellite dishes KNS, KVH, Intellian, Raymarine

Comparison of satellite dishes KNS, KVH, Intellian, Raymarine
KNS SuperTrack K Series Antennas

K-Series antennas provide the opportunity to watch satellite TV in high quality right on board your ship. KRO Series TVRO antennas are DVB-S2 compatible, and DiSEqc 1.2 provides automatic switching between 4 satellites. All K-Series devices are affordable, based on the same technology as the Z-Series devices, and provide exceptional tracking capabilities.


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What is LNB?
The acronym LNB stands for Low Noise Block. This device is installed in front of a satellite dish, which receives a very low signal and amplifies it, changes the signal…


FleetBroadband - New Inmarsat Link
Over the past 15 years, means of satellite Internet access have been rapidly developing on the high seas, beyond the reach of coastal communication networks. For yachts and small vessels,…


Satellite Internet with VSAT for remote work and travel
Equipment VSAT Internet and telephony allows you to get the usual communication service through a small diameter satellite dish. Just as some time ago mobile communications seemed to be something…


Inmarsat on VSAT Growth Parameters by 2024
A study of captains, engineers, and crew members of superyachts predicts a significant increase in the VSAT segment - small-aperture satellite terminals - as digitalization in the ship communications industry…