Imtech Marine Signs Agreement to Become Global Xpress Reseller

Press Release
Thursday, March 29, 2012

Rotterdam – Imtech Marine announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Inmarsat to become the first Value Added Reseller of Global Xpress.

Global Xpress will be the first global Ka-band network, offering the shipping industry unprecedented 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 Fleet Broadband.

“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 now 88 offices in 25 countries will deliver real benefits to our customers.”

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 Fleet Broadband, VSAT and integrated maritime services.
 


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