internet at sea

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Inmarsat to Drive Growth with Industry-Leading L-band Upgrade

By Paul Sandle LONDON, Aug 12 (Reuters) – British satellite operator Inmarsat said it would launch a major upgrade to its L-band services to offer faster

August 12, 2021
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Tuesday, June 1, 2021
oneweb satellite launch prep

Latest Launch Brings UK-Based OneWeb’s Satellite Internet One Step Closer to Commercial Service

It’s been a wild year for UK-based OneWeb. Less than a seven months after emerging from bankruptcy, the satellite communications “start-up”

June 1, 2021
Total Views: 3517

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Maritime News

Report: Digital Connectivity Beneficial to Seafarers’ Well-Being

A new report looking at crew connectivity on ships has revealed the emotional and operational impact on professional seafarers who are often away for up to six

June 26, 2018
Total Views: 7

Thursday, May 4, 2017
Maritime News

Connected at Sea: Inmarsat’s New High-Speed Broadband Service Hits 10,000-Ship Milestone

Global satellite provider Inmarsat has announces its new Fleet Xpress service has commitments to connect more than 10,000 ships at sea with high-speed

May 4, 2017
Total Views: 87

Monday, January 11, 2016

Inmarsat Achieves Global Coverage with New High Speed Wireless Network

Inmarsat plc has confirmed that its Global Xpress constellation achieved global commercial service introduction in December last year. Global Xpress is a

January 11, 2016
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Monday, November 3, 2014

Carnival Unveils Hybrid Wireless Network for High-Speed Internet at Sea

The world's largest cruise company has released details of a new industry-first wireless network that promises internet speeds at sea up to 10 times faster

November 3, 2014
Total Views: 18

Monday, November 25, 2013
Press Releases

MOL SHIP MANAGEMENT Increases Broadband on 100 Vessels

MOL SHIP MANAGEMENT increases FleetBroadband usage to 6-gigabyte data plan for 100

November 25, 2013
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Google Nexus 7 Ad Strikes Familiar Chord

Check out this new commercial released by Google UK for their Nexus 7 tablet, featuring a homesick engineer perk up when he is able to video chat with his

November 25, 2013
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Friday, August 3, 2012

Inmarsat Gets A Boost

(Bloomberg) — Inmarsat Plc jumped the most in more than three years after the biggest provider of satellite services to the maritime industry posted

August 3, 2012
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Thursday, June 28, 2012
Press Releases

NYK Selects KVH mini-VSAT Broadband for Containership Fleet

Middletown, RI – June 28, 2012 – Following extensive onboard tests of maritime communications systems, Tokyo-based Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK Line)

June 28, 2012
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Monday, June 4, 2012

US Navy Ships To Get 4G LTE Broadband – Will Commercial Vessels Be Next?

Last week gCaptain HQ finally got upgraded to AT&T’s 4G LTE service. The local data signal is fast but has, so far, been plagued with frequently

June 4, 2012
Total Views: 149

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Maersk Line Getting Wired: New partnership with Ericsson will bring cell phones to the high seas

Mobile and broadband at sea — we are officially living in the future. Swedish telecommunications company Ericsson and Maersk Line, the world’s

January 11, 2012
Total Views: 27

Monday, December 5, 2011
Press Releases

MTN Satellite Communications Inks VSAT Deal

MTN Satellite Communications (MTN), the global provider of communications, connectivity and content services to remote locations around the world, today

December 5, 2011
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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Speeding Up Slow Satellite Internet Connections

In continuation of gCaptain’s series Internet At Sea, How To Access The Web From The Middle Of Ocean, we bring you tips on speeding up slow satellite

August 31, 2011
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Friday, June 17, 2011

Maritime satellite communications industry in review [VIDEO]

Satellite communications provider Marlink has released a series of videos begging a number of questions about the maritime satellite communications industry

June 17, 2011
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Sunday, June 12, 2011

Iridium inReach – Text Messaging From Sea!

Text messaging from sea has long been an option either via expensive internet at sea connections or via cheap (i.e. not reliable) systems like the SPOT

June 12, 2011
Total Views: 106

Tuesday, April 26, 2011
rogue wave wireless internet - wifi - at sea

Wireless Internet At Sea – Made Easy!

gCaptain recently ran a series of posts looking at a wide array of options for connecting to the internet at sea. Part 2 of the series looked at wireless

April 26, 2011
Total Views: 341

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

High Speed On Low Bandwidth – Order Full Ahead On Slow Satellite Internet Connections

While departing shipyard on a 750′ exploratory drillship I was asked why, with over 42,000 of horespower at the props, we couldn’t get the

April 13, 2011
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Friday, March 4, 2011

Vroon Selects KVH TracPhone V7 and mini-VSAT Broadband Service for 125+ Vessels

MIDDLETOWN, RI – KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI) today announced that Netherlands-based Vroon has chosen the KVH TracPhone® V7 and its mini-VSAT

March 4, 2011
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Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Globe Wireless founder returns as CEO

Globe Wireless today announced that Mr. Kenneth E. Jones, founder and Chairman of Globe Wireless, has returned to the daily leadership of the company. Mr.

February 8, 2011
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