Intelsat announced that Telenor Satellite Services
expanded a multi-year contract with Intelsat to include transmission services on three different spacecraft in C- and Ku-band.
The capacity is being used for Telenor’s Sealink maritime high-speed data communications solution through its Eik Teleport in Norway.
Through this agreement, Telenor renewed its contract on the Intelsat 903 and Intelsat 704 satellites for C-band capacity connectivity in the Atlantic Ocean Region and Indian Ocean Region
respectively and in addition began using Ku-band capacity on the Intelsat 907 satellite for North Sea and Atlantic Ocean distribution.
Sealink utilizes Intelsat’s flexible geostationary satellite constellation in conjunction with Telenor Satellite Services
’ gateways located around the world to provide always-on maritime VSAT services to the shipping and oil and gas industries. With Intelsat’s C- and Ku-band transmissions, Sealink is able to offer a wide range of business and entertainment communications including crew and passenger telephony; radio contact; Internet access; video conferencing; large-volume data communications; and TV reception.