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Satcom Global provides direct control of VSAT connectivity with AuraNow

With its dedicated customer portal, AuraNow is the first maritime VSAT solution of its kind, empowering vessel and fleet managers to control their communications on-demand.  Through the easy-to-use portal, customers can monitor their communications and make changes at the touch of a button to support varying data requirements. This one-stop-shop enables direct access to our communications management platform in order to make any required connectivity changes quickly, eliminating lead times...

Satcom Global launches a maritime VSAT solution AuraNow VSAT

Satcom Global is breaking new ground with the launch of AuraNow, a maritime VSAT solution offering unprecedented flexibility, enabling simultaneous access to high-performance bandwidth along with significant cost savings. For the very first time, vessel managers and owners will be empowered to make unlimited changes to their onboard connectivity. They will have the ability to upgrade, downgrade and even suspend their service on-demand via a dedicated and secure customer portal. Unlike existin...

Arklow Shipping chooses Satcom Global Aura VSAT for new build vessel communications

Arklow Shipping (Arklow), the Ireland headquartered ship owner and charterer, has contracted communications solutions provider, Satcom Global, to install Aura VSAT across seventeen new build vessels which will begin delivery in 2021. Quality service The new vessels will be activated on a range of Aura service packages, all with a Committed Information Rate for guaranteed service quality, and companion options to suit their different sailing patterns. Ten new C-Class vessels will ben...

Iridium Certus® 200: Delivering an unmatched performance/value equation for satellite broadband services

Iridium Communications Inc. announced that the Iridium Certus® 200 service is commercially available for maritime, land mobile, and government markets. The new service class offers the best performance-to-value in the industry for maritime and land-mobile applications, with aviation solutions targeting late 2021. Unlike competing L-band broadband services that require a large antenna dome, Iridium Certus 200 offers uncompressed transmission speeds up to 176 Kbps and up to three high-quality...

Satcom Global extends Aura VSAT coverage in the North and South Pacific with Eutelsat 174A beams

Satcom Global has announced a significant enhancement to its Ku-band Aura VSAT network, with the addition of the Eutelsat 174A (E174A) North Pacific and South Pacific satellite beams. The new coverage will strengthen and extend the Aura network, across the North Pacific and Oceania regions, supporting the high-quality connectivity demands of a diverse range of maritime sectors, including shipping, commercial fishing, workboat, offshore supply and leisure. E174A North and South Pacific beams T...

Satcom Global Enhances Ku-band Aura VSAT Network By Adding Eutelsat 174A North Pacific And South Pacific Satellite Beams

Satcom Global announces a significant enhancement to its Ku-band Aura VSAT network, with the addition of the Eutelsat 174A (E174A) North Pacific and South Pacific satellite beams. The new coverage will strengthen and extend the Aura network across the North Pacific and Oceania regions, supporting the high-quality connectivity demands of a diverse range of maritime sectors including shipping, commercial fishing, workboat, offshore supply and leisure. Futureproofing emerging requirements The E1...

Satcom Global partners with AnsuR to provide their maritime customers with access to innovative visual technology

Satellite communications provider Satcom Global is delighted to announce a strategic partnership with software specialist AnsuR Technologies (AnsuR). The collaboration will enable Satcom Global to support its maritime and remote-land based communications customers with access to innovative visual technology, globally. Streaming video solution AnsuR develops software solutions for use in challenging environments, supporting optimised and cost-effective transmission of important and often vital...

Satcom Global announces VSAT coverage upgrade benefitting customers operating in European and Indian Ocean waters

Satcom Global is delighted to announce another extension to its Aura VSAT maritime communications network, with the addition of two new satellite beams; Astra 4a Nordic and SES-12 IOR. The Astra 4a Nordic Ku-band beam was introduced to the Satcom Global Aura network in December 2020, to support customers operating in European waters. With carriers optimised for the performance of smaller Ku-band terminals, Astra 4a Nordic is not only improving the performance of 60-80cm terminals in the area di...

Satcom Global strengthens Aura VSAT network with NSS-6 satellite

Satcom Global has added a new satellite to the Ku-band Aura VSAT network, expanding coverage and capacity across the North Pacific. Enhanced coverage and improved connectivity The addition of NSS-6 will augment the existing satellite footprint for Satcom Global customers  The addition of NSS-6 will augment the existing satellite footprint in place over the Pacific Ocean, providing enhanced coverage and improved connectivity for Satcom Global customers sailing trans-Pacific trad...

PACC Ship Managers And Satcom Global Extend Partnership With 3-Year Aura VSAT Renewal

Singapore-based PACC Ship Managers Pte Ltd (PaccShip) has chosen to extend its supply relationship with Satcom Global Ltd, renewing its contract for Aura VSAT for an additional 3-year period. Satcom Global has supported over 50 PaccShip managed vessels with seamless Ku-band connectivity since 2017, with an additional 5 vessels due to join the Aura network later this year. Authority Comments Aura provides PaccShip with the quality connectivity required for the crew and business requirements Mr...

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