Offshore Industry Media Service: RigNet & SnapTV Collaborate

Press Release
Sunday, April 14, 2013

RigNet, Inc., specialitsts in managed remote communications signs reseller agreement with Norwegian maritime & offshore  infotainment company SnapTV.

"We are at a point in the oil and gas industry when media management systems, including those for crew welfare, are becoming more important," said Marcus D. Waters, global product manager for collaboration services at RigNet. "With SnapTV, we can provide robust and flexible media systems to our customers and enable immediate access to infotainment and media management solutions as a result of this agreement. This will be an expanding service to improve remote employee retention by fostering a more enjoyable, engaged and productive environment for oil and gas teams."

SnapTV has specialized in media management for bandwidth-restricted environments and supports fleet-wide management of audio and video for applications such as crew infotainment, e-learning, digital signage, monitoring / surveillance and organizational communication.

"We are delighted to enter into this global agreement with RigNet," said Harald Sørbo, newly appointed CEO of SnapTV. "RigNet's dedication to providing managed IP-based services to the oil and gas industry will provide a perfect match with our services for the same market."

RigNet is a leading global provider of managed remote communications, systems integration and collaborative applications dedicated to the oil and gas industry, focusing on offshore and onshore drilling rigs, energy production facilities and energy maritime.

SnapTV is a privately-owned company based in Oslo, Norway that provides IP-based infotainment and video management solutions to the maritime and oil and gas industries and other outlets.
 

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