The L-Band Choice

Are you getting grey hair trying to understand the differences between Iridium Certus, Iridium Pilot and Inmarsat Fleetbroadband? Below is a clear comparison of the services. Which one is best for you? Let us know! Data and phone services are available on all platforms where Iridium offers 3 lines on both services and High Quality …

Iridium Certus is GO!

Iridium CertusSM is the new advanced multi-service platform enabled by the upgraded Iridium constellation. Extending the reach of terrestrial and cellular infrastructure like never before, Iridium Certus redefines the capabilities of mobile satellite communications across maritime, IoT, aviation, land mobile, and government applications. With a portfolio of ever-expanding voice and data services, Iridium Certus allows enterprises, …

Integration of 5G and Satellite Networks

VT iDirect, SES and Fraunhofer FOKUS demonstrated live over-the-air test bed, showcasing 5G deployments Herndon, VA, November 19, 2018 – VT iDirect, a company of VT Systems, today announced it has joined SATis5, a consortium funded by the European Space Agency (ESA) to promote the cost-effective integration of satellite technology into 5G networks. Together with …

When Every Second Counts: Life-Saving Innovations

VT iDirect and Kymeta join Verizon and Nokia for second annual public safety technology expo at the Guardian Centers Herndon, Va., October 31, 2018 – VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect) and Kymeta will demonstrate their latest technology that can assist emergency first responders during Operation Convergent Response (#OCR2018), November 5 – 8, 2018, at the Guardian …

New Government Mobility Applications

Advances in flat-panel antenna technology combined with high-throughput satellites (HTS) are opening up new mobility applications for government users. As we wrote in an earlier blog, the design makes satellite communications a viable option for new airborne, maritime, and ground-mobile applications.  Recognizing the advantages of small, flat panel antennas, Intelsat has invested in Kymeta Corp. …

2018 Satellite for 5G Colloquium

10/15/2018 to 10/15/2018 Join iDirect October 15 in Niagara Falls, Canada for the Satellite for 5G Colloquium – held prior to 24th KA and Broadband Communications Conference10/15/2018.  Key industry players will debate the role of satellites in 5G and present upcoming system architectures. With billions of devices connected to the Internet by 2020 all requiring …

Anker – our new maritime solution

Telenor Satellite introduces “Anker”, our new product portfolio of Ka-band maritime managed services. But how is this a better fit for you as a customer? Our Product Manager, Geir Anders Varanes, will tell you all about it in this Q&A. Geir Anders Varanes – Product Manager The Anker portfolio exists of three unique products – …

Monaco Yacht Show 18: Seaing is believing

It’s customary tradition to rub shoulders with our Yachting customers at the Monaco Yacht Show, to sip the occasional glass of champagne on-board some of the world most luxurious yachts and talk shop. It’s a difficult job, but someone has to do it. Monaco is home to the world’s most famous and well-heeled elite. But then again, Monaco isn’t …