Global Xpress will be the first global Ka-band network, offering the shipping industry true broadband speeds and reliability: up to 50Mbps through a 60-100cm antenna. Inmarsat will make XpressLink available to Imtech Marine to offer a bridge to GX with a bundled package of Ku-band VSAT and L-band FleetBroadband.
Inmarsat will make XpressLink available to Imtech Marine to offer a bridge to GX with a bundled package of Ku-band VSAT and L-band FleetBroadband.
“Global Xpress will be a world-first in maritime communications, and we are delighted that Imtech will be a frontrunner in offering this solution to the maritime market,” said Eric van den Adel, managing director of Imtech Marine. “We already enjoy a strong working relationship with Inmarsat, and this MOU is a significant step in bringing our two companies closer. The combination of Inmarsat Ka- and L-band with Imtech Marine’s remote monitoring solutions and our extensive network of 88 offices in 25 countries will deliver real benefits to our customers.”
“The combination of game-changing solutions with the global distribution and support capability of Imtech Marine delivers a compelling proposition for customers,” said Frank Coles, president, Inmarsat Maritime. “Imtech Marine is one of the industry’s leading installation and support groups. We look forward to welcoming them as the first value-added reseller for Global Xpress.”
Imtech Marine is a leading systems integrator and full-service provider of maritime technical solutions. The company, in particular through its Radio Holland brand, has extensive experience of Inmarsat FleetBroadband, VSAT and integrated maritime services.