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The Marlink / Telemar Group provides the maritime industry with an integrated offering of broadband communications, digital solutions, bridge electronics and on-board maintenance. By combining the power of these two long-term, expert organisations, the group is the world’s leading maritime communication, digital solutions and servicing specialist covering all customer segments at sea including: Shipping, Offshore, Cruise & Ferry, Yachting and Fishing.
With more than 800 employees worldwide the newly combined group will be serving at least 1 in 3 vessels operating globally. The Marlink / Telemar Group will provide customers with unrivalled service and support through an enhanced global footprint and worldwide sales and service locations. A global 24/7 helpdesk, specialised competence centres, local presence on all continents and a network of 1000 service points staffed by highly qualified, certified service engineers, will support global customers to operate smarter and safer.
More than 70 years’ experience combined with strong satellite network operator and bridge electronics manufacturer partnerships enables the group to bring the power of broadband communication, maritime bridge technology and service excellence to customers globally, further optimising their business operations and enabling the digital vessels of tomorrow.
With over 25 years of experience in the field of satellite communications, The AST Group is truly dedicated to providing an unbiased and reliable satellite communication service to customers.
Gregory Darling, Managing Director comments; "AST were one of the first independent companies to recognise the potential for satellite communication needs around the world. As a result we have lived through and grown whilst all of the major developments in the Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) industry have taken place.
The benefits of this continue today, and alongside the experience and knowledge that 25 years in the industry bring, AST have built and maintained strong relationships with all the major global satellite communication suppliers."
Iridium is the only mobile voice and data satellite communications network that spans the entire globe. Iridium enables connections between people, organizations and assets to and from anywhere, in real time. Together with its ever-expanding ecosystem of partner companies, Iridium delivers an innovative and rich portfolio of reliable solutions for markets that require truly global communications. The company has a major development program underway for its next-generation network — Iridium NEXT. Iridium Communications Inc. is headquartered in McLean, Va., U.S.A., and its common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol IRDM. For more information about Iridium products, services and partner solutions, visit:
Intelsat operates the world’s first Globalized Network, delivering high-quality, cost-effective video and broadband services anywhere in the world. Intelsat’s Globalized Network combines the world’s largest satellite backbone with terrestrial infrastructure, managed services and an open, interoperable architecture to enable customers to drive revenue and reach through a new generation of network services.
About Radio Holland
Radio Holland is well-known in the maritime industry as global NavCom, Connectivity, ICT on Board and Service, Installation & Maintenance provider. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, Radio Holland connects its customers to an unrivalled network of 80 offices along the global shipping routes. Radio Holland delivers unique technical service expertise which helps customers run smarter, more profitable businesses with less downtime and lower operational expenditures.
Radio Holland and Connectivity
For over a century, Radio Holland has provided effective communication solutions to ships and shipping companies around the globe. Today we offer the latest global and regional connectivity solutions to the shipping industry: hardware, airtime and other services such as remote monitoring. We ensure that ships and their crew can always stay in touch with the office and family & friends ashore. Radio Holland offers high bandwidth at sea, including high volume data transmission, remote monitoring, video conferencing and internet & social media connection. Our services include an extensive global coverage map, supported by Radio Holland’s trusted world-wide service and support.
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SES is the world-leading satellite operator and the first to deliver a differentiated and scalable GEO-MEO offering worldwide, with more than 50 satellites in Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) and 12 in Medium Earth Orbit (MEO). SES focuses on value-added, end-to-end solutions in two key business units: SES Video and SES Networks. The company provides satellite communications services to broadcasters, content and internet service providers, mobile and fixed network operators, governments and institutions. SES’s portfolio includes ASTRA, O3b and MX1, a leading media service provider that offers a full suite of innovative digital video and media services. Further information available at: www.ses.com
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Telenor Satellite is a major European satellite provider of broadcast and broadband services for customers in the media, maritime, and oil and gas sectors.
Utilising a hybrid network that comprises our satellite fleet, teleports and a terrestrial fibre network, Telenor Satellite delivers turnkey broadcasting solutions, end-user connectivity and application services via satellite throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
From the distribution of digital TV and radio content to millions of European homes to the provision of reliable communications in remote locations on land and at sea, we are committed to keeping our customers connected via satellite. Visit the company’s website at:
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Dell EMC, a part of Dell Inc., enables organizations to modernize, automate and transform their data center using industry-leading converged infrastructure, servers, storage and data protection technologies. This provides a trusted foundation for businesses to transform IT, through the creation of a hybrid cloud, and transform their business through the creation of cloud-native applications and big data solutions. Dell EMC services its customers – including 98% of the Fortune 500 – with the industry’s broadest, most innovative infrastructure portfolio from edge to core to cloud.
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Inmarsat sets the standard in maritime communications with the world’s most advanced commercial global mobile satellite network. With a rich heritage spanning more than 35 years, Inmarsat enables the maritime industry to stay connected with its highly-reliable broadband satellite network and its range of leading voice and data services. Driving innovation in communications, Inmarsat is continually investing in new technology to shape the future of the connected ship and build maritime communities. When it matters most, thousands of vessels depend on Inmarsat to enhance operational efficiency, promote crew welfare and maximise safety at sea.
Kinnetik is a service and solution provider, based in Oslo, Norway. We are primarily an integration platform for cloud based services that cross over into one or several industries. Allowing niche cloud services a platform to reach new and old customers over a single point of entry, this in turn allows our customers to benefit from the many cloud services out there, also through a single entry point. In addition to the “Partnership Integration Platform“, Kinnetik is offering an integrated and web-based eBusiness service for industries servicing their supply chain management electronically, within a B2B model. This allows the Buyers and Suppliers to transfer the standard RFQ, Quote, PO, POC and eInvoice documents electronically between 2 systems, regardless of internal formats.
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NAVTOR is a market leader in the provision of innovative maritime e-navigation solutions, services and technology. NAVTOR supplies a comprehensive product and services portfolio for international maritime operation, including both paper and digital nautical charts and publications. All of NAVTOR’s products and services are developed in line with the company philosophy of simplifying tasks, increasing efficiency and improving operations. Through the application of cutting edge digital technology, NAVTOR’s team makes life easier for navigators, and safer, clearer and more efficient for shipowners and operators.
Satmarin is a professional global maritime TV and Internet integrator specialized in turn key state of the art solutions for the maritime industry. We work in close relation with owners, shipyards, management companies and shipping companies and offer our expertise in the design and implementation of large and small Maritime Satellite TV and regional/global Maritime Data connections. Satmarin has a full range of connectivity options including global and regional L, C, X, Ka and Ku-Band as well as short and long range 3G/4G/LTE and WiFi. Cost saving and quality increasing solutions unrivalled in the Maritime Market.
Thales is a global technology leader for the Aerospace, Transport, Defense and Security markets. With 62,000 employees in 56 countries, Thales reported sales of $15.5 billion in 2015. With over 22,000 engineers and researchers, Thales has a unique capability to design and deploy equipment, systems and services to meet the most complex requirements.