Intelsat and Marlink to Bring Affordable, High Speed Intelsat EpicNG Broadband Connectivity to Maritime Customers
Building on strong Maritime VSAT sales in 2015 through its partnership
Maritime customers will be able to access HTS services via Intelsat EpicNG
The surge in data across the maritime sector helped drive the creation
of the partnership between Marlink, the leader in maritime VSAT by
market share, according to
Along with access to Intelsat’s Globalized Network, the agreement enables Marlink to supplement its existing maritime VSAT services with the high throughput Intelsat EpicNG platform. Intelsat EpicNG is backwards compatible with Intelsat’s existing Ku-band and C-band network and will deliver higher throughput and power to enable the use of smaller terminals in the maritime sector. The “Intelsat EpicNG-ready” design of the Marlink network will enable maritime customers to cost effectively and seamlessly incorporate this higher throughput into their operations.
“The coverage and throughput that Intelsat’s Globalized Network delivers
are critical features that help us stand out in a competitive market,”
- True HTS Broadband Will Transform the Seas Starting in 2016: http://www.intelsat.com/intelsat-news/true-broadband-will-transform-the-seas-starting-in-2016/
- Learn more about Intelsat’s Mobility Services: http://www.intelsat.com/solutions/mobility/
- Learn more about Intelsat EpicNG: http://www.intelsat.com/global-network/satellites/epicng/
Marlink, an Airbus Defence and Space company, is the pioneer of business critical communication solutions for customers operating in remote environments. With 600 employees and 27 offices worldwide, the company is the largest technology-independent satellite communication and digital solutions provider serving the maritime and enterprise markets. Marlink’s multi-band communication services covering Ku, Ka, C and L-band extended with mobile and terrestrial links, enable over 200,000 customers to operate in an ever smarter, safer and more profitable way.
With over 75 years' experience in developing innovative business critical communication solutions, Marlink’s strategy is to deliver the benefits of a digital and connected world to its customers’ remote operations. Today Marlink is the leading maritime communication and VSAT operator in the world. Marlink leverages strong partnerships with all major satellite network operators to deliver communication solutions direct to the customer and via an unrivalled network of service provider partners. www.marlink.com
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