FleetBroadband by Vizada Launched

Wednesday, November 21, 2007
Inmarsat's FleetBroadband service was officially launched. It now forms a part of Vizada's broadband offering. Vizada is a provider of mobile and Fixed satellite communications solutions for merchant ships, oil & gas platforms, fishing boats and many more. FleetBroadband is the latest addition to Inmarsat's Fleet family of services providing simultaneous broadband voice and data. It offers IP services via a standard IP connection at speeds up to 432 kbps over a shared channel allowing email, Internet and intranet access. On demand, guaranteed streaming connections at rates up to 256 kbps can be used for applications such as videoconferencing. It also provides a 64 kbps ISDN connection and SMS service.

Vizada's Terralink interconnection solution harnesses the high-speed data possibilities offered by FleetBroadband to provide a secure link from the vessel to the corporate network. It can be tailored to the shipping company's network infrastructure demands and upgraded/downgraded according to traffic levels. A single, dedicated link ensures high security and optimized transmission speeds. Satellite Direct is a Vizada fixed-to-mobile solution enabling shipping company employees, and agents on shore to inexpensively and rapidly contact vessels through a toll-free number. On board, ship personnel benefit from FleetBroadband's simultaneous voice & data functionality, enabling them to send emails (or other data) at the same time as they make and receive voice calls.

SkyFile Mail is an onboard messaging solution compressing data sent by email, fax and SMS to reduce communications costs. SkyFile Mail configurations from billing rates to subaccounts can be managed from shore through the remote configuration tool Inmarsat's FleetBroadband service was officially launched. It now forms a part of Vizada's broadband offering. Vizada is a provider of mobile and Fixed satellite communications solutions for merchant ships, oil & gas platforms, fishing boats and many more. FleetBroadband is the latest addition to Inmarsat's Fleet family of services providing simultaneous broadband voice and data. It offers IP services via a standard IP connection at speeds up to 432 kbps over a shared channel allowing email, Internet and intranet access. On demand, guaranteed streaming connections at rates up to 256 kbps can be used for applications such as videoconferencing. It also provides a 64 kbps ISDN connection and SMS service.

Vizada's Terralink interconnection solution harnesses the high-speed data possibilities offered by FleetBroadband to provide a secure link from the vessel to the corporate network. It can be tailored to the shipping company's network infrastructure demands and upgraded/downgraded according to traffic levels. A single, dedicated link ensures high security and optimized transmission speeds. Satellite Direct is a Vizada fixed-to-mobile solution enabling shipping company employees, and agents on shore to inexpensively and rapidly contact vessels through a toll-free number. On board, ship personnel benefit from FleetBroadband's simultaneous voice & data functionality, enabling them to send emails (or other data) at the same time as they make and receive voice calls. SkyFile Mail is an onboard messaging solution compressing data sent by email, fax and SMS to reduce communications costs. SkyFile Mail configurations from billing rates to subaccounts can be managed from shore through the remote configuration tool.

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