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Hermes Datacomms develops a wireless mobile VSAT solution

With the touch of a single button, the system is reportedly deployed and ready to use in four minutes, providing instant WiFi internet access.

Hermes Datacomms, a satcom solutions provider to the oil and gas industry has developed a mobile wireless VSAT solution. The trailer mounted system is, the company claims, self-contained, simple and reliable in hot, dusty and wet conditions. With the touch of a single button, the system is reportedly deployed and ready to use in four minutes, providing instant WiFi internet access.

Bill Green, Global Account Director, expands, “We are very excited about this new product development. It builds on our existing deployed mobile systems in Ethiopia and Kenya, offering an even greater level of simplicity and reliability”.

Barry Bouwmeester, Account Manager, explains,” Hermes Datacomms now provides extensive coverage in Africa using AMOS-5 satellite which features a high power C-band beam and regional KU-band beams. The new Wireless mobile VSAT technology is an add on to the services we can offer to our customers who are often working in difficult and challenging environments”.