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Intellian Debuts FleetBroadband Hardware

February 12, 2013

  • Photo: Intellian
  • Photo: Intellian
  • Photo: Intellian
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  • Photo: Intellian Photo: Intellian
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Intellian introduced three Inmarsat FleetBroadband (FB) networks as the latest additions to its line of satellite communication antenna systems. The FB150, the FB250 and the FB500 comprise a product line supported by Intellian’s industry-leading three year warranty. All three terminals of the new Intellian FB product line include a broad range of IP and networking related value-added features such as IP routing, Firewall capability and vessel fleet tracking.

The Intellian FB150 is a satellite communication solution designed to provide global data and voice for business, operational or recreational applications in a compact size and light weight ADU (Above Deck Unit) with the matching dome solution. The Intellian FB250 enables the opportunity to enter the broadband arena for commercial vessels providing all the required functions. The Intellian FB 500 communication with FleetBroadband service is designed for intensive use onboard merchant and offshore vessels whilst being suited to large fishing and workboat applications.

All three new products complement Intellian’s GX hardware and are XpressLink systems capable. They all have three-year warranty and all feature fleet tracking and ‘Geofencing’. Inmarsat’s global broadband I4 satellite coverage and are compliant with XL and ATC future services. All three provide simultaneous voice and data service, IP connection for e-mail, Internet, fax and SMS, LAN interface and single-user and multi-user router features, IP Handset interface, matching dome solutions with the Intellian TVRO systems, and are available worldwide from Intellian’s global depots (US, Korea, Netherlands, and the UK).

Weighing 4.4kg (9 lbs) and 44cm (17.3 inches) high, both the Intellian FB150 and FB250 are compact FleetBroadband maritime terminals. The FB150 has 150kbps data rates and the FB250 has 284kbps data rates, so both provide simultaneous access to data services, voice and text messaging. The FB500 weighs 15.5kg (34.1 lbs) and is 71.8cm (28.3 inches) high, with 432kbps data rates. These three Intellian FB products are each priced at $7,300 for the FB150; $11,000 for the FB250; and $17,000 for the FB500 and will be available from early March.

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