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, …

Comms: If you can’t measure, you can’t improve

These wise words from Peter Drucker would seem obvious to most of us, but how often are these effectively implemented. Why Measure In the telecommunication world we often hear customers complain that their network is slow, unavailable, bad, unreliable, … and while there can be many reasons for these problems it is often difficult to …

Satellite Internet and Fair Access Policies

While most of the maritime satellite internet connection packages are only limited by their maximum throughput some ISPs offer services with high bandwidth at suprisingly low cost. These packages can however include an extensive Fair Access Policy (FAP) or Fair Use Policy (FUP) and will impose a maximum limit on the amount of data you …

KNS Supertrack A series Error Codes

KNS error codes on a Supertrack A and S series antennas can be somewhat cryptic as they are shown in hexadecimal format and need to be extracted from that value. To discover which errors you are contemplating you can use the error decoder app.

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 …