OneWeb flat-panel device for terrestrial broadband service

While not yet available at sea, it is interesting to see that progress is being made on OneWeb terminals. Of course the first questions already arise: will it be affordable, will it be able to be used On-The-Move, will it be usable at sea and when will there be sufficient coverage? Many questions for now …

5G: why should you care at sea?

5G is used as a general term, it even includes satellite but for the mere mortal cellular users we are there are actually (only) three types of 5G signal that uses different frequencies: low-band, sub 6, and millimetre (mmWave). Low-band 5G uses frequencies below 1Ghz and some providers are currently repurposing their 3G frequency ranges …

Why flat Donuts are no good at Sea

We recently ran a comparison between two LTE Cellular systems on the same vessel and came to the conclusion that one system performed remarkably better than the other while the router hardware was the same, just the antennas were different, although they had the same power rating (9dB). Antenna Radiation patterns While radiation patterns are …

The proof is in the distance of the LTE pudding

Leaving out details when revealing results can lead to wild speculations and disillusion when it turns out that the promise was valid but only in certain cases. You should always taste the pudding before accepting anyone’s claim. How far will your LTE go With maritime cellular communication (3G, 4G & 5G) becoming mainstream on many …

Intellian v45C

Intellian is pleased to announce the release of the v45C, the new compact and lightweight 45cm Ku band antenna solution. The C in the v45C product name represents its compact form factor, with the system weighting only 23Kg. The v45C VSAT system is designed to deliver enhanced connectivity and user experience to smaller boats and vessels, including fishing, leisure, …

v60Ka 2 and v100NX Ka type approval from Telenor

Two of Intellian’s industry-leading antenna systems, the v60Ka 2 and v100NX Ka, have gained type approval from Telenor Satellite for use on their THOR 7 Ka-band GEO satellite network. This means that the systems are now officially certified to take their place in service alongside Intellian’s v85NX, the first 85cm antenna to receive type approval …

Intellian C700 maritime terminal

Intellian is pleased to announce the release of the C700, the most powerful Iridium Certus maritime terminal. The Intellian C700 maritime terminal utilizes the Iridium network of 66 Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites, providing truly global (pole-to-pole) communication. Using the Iridium Certus service, the C700 provides three independent high-quality voice lines with low latency. With its …

Intellian v240MT now available in Brazil

According to Brazilian Regulation (Federal Law 9472/97), telecommunication products to be sold and used in Brazil must have a Certificate of Conformity issued by a Designated Certification Body (OCD), indicating that they comply with Brazilian regulatory requirements. This certificate must also be approved by ANATEL. The certification of the v240MT now enables sales in Brazil. …

iSwitch for iDirect X3, X5 & X7 Evolution

iSwitch, for iDirect Evolution X-Series Satmarin Exoflux is happy to launch its new VSAT pocket tool, iSwitch, an iDirect X-Series link status indicator and beam switcher. You can download it from Google Play Currently available for Android, iSwitch will allow you to view all vitals of your satellite connection instantly, whether you are on- or off-site …

GX60NX the Next Generation

New GX60NX antenna brings the enhanced functionality and performance of Intellian’s cutting-edge NX Series to smaller vessels on the Inmarsat network 5 August 2020 – Intellian is proud to launch the latest addition to its next generation GX range of antennas: the GX60NX, designed specifically and now type approved for use with Inmarsat’s Global Xpress Ka-band …