Live From Posidonia 2016

Live From Posidonia 2016

The Seatrade Maritime reporting team bring you all the key stories in the run-up to, and live on the ground during, Posidonia 2016, the international shipping exhibition with the largest gathering of Greek and international shipowners.

Speedcast to offer Inmarsat's Fleet Xpress service

Satcoms provider SpeedCast International has added Inmarsat’s new Fleet Xpress service to its maritime portfolio.

Inmarsat’s new broadband service will be offered worldwide by Speedcast and combines with its existing Ku-band, C-band and L-band global services.

Athina Vezyri, vice president maritime sales and MSS Services at SpeedCast said: “Inmarsat Fleet Xpress high speed and reliable connectivity will be a valuable complement to our comprehensive suite of maritime satellite services. I believe there is a strong potential for Fleet Xpress, in particular in the Greek market.”

“Inmarsat and SpeedCast have a successful track record of working together to provide satellite communications services to the maritime industry,” commented Gerbrand Schalkwijk, chief sales officer, Inmarsat Maritime.

“We are confident that we can set a new maritime communications standard with our Fleet Xpress service, joining hands with SpeedCast.”

Posted 09 June 2016

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Marcus Hand

Editor, Seatrade Maritime News

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