Check out how Speedcast helps bring the remote within reach for one of the greatest modern-day explorers

 

Meet Mike Horn, a world-renowned explorer and adventurer. He’s swum solo down the Amazon River, circumnavigated the globe along the equator without motorized vehicles, and crossed the North Pole in the dark. Speedcast delivers complete connectivity services and applications to support his expeditions in the most extreme and remote locations on earth so that Mike can stay connected and engage the world in real-time. Join him on his adventures as he travels the planet and learn more how his expeditions are powered by Speedcast connectivity.

Mike’s Journey: Unique adventures,

all powered by Speedcast

Follow the journey in real-time

The Speedcast Team behind Mike

The Field Engineers

Our Field Engineering Team have fitted Mike's vessel Pangaea with the latest in Speedcast technology, so that he can travel the world with confidence knowing that he's always connected.

The Support Team

Ready to move at a moment’s notice, our support team can assist Mike with whatever he needs anywhere in the world 24/7, keeping his technology up-to-date and operating correctly.

The Network Operations Team

Our team of IT technicians will proactively monitor Mike’s connectivity as he traverses around the world, resolving issues that may arise and taking preventive steps to ensure Mike will experience seamless connectivity.

Iridium Certus

Iridium Certus

Iridium Certus offers seamless and continuous data and voice coverage from pole to pole. Mike’s vessels and vehicles are equipped with the latest Thales VesseLink and MissionLink terminals enabled by Iridium Certus to provide reliable satellite communications at sea or on land regardless of location, terrain or weather events.

Satellite Handhelds

Satellite Handhelds

For land expeditions, Mike is equipped with the latest satellite handhelds to stay connected and share content in remote locations at all times. The handhelds are designed to provide Mike with voice, SMS, video and data transfer functionalities to meet his critical communications needs.

Thuraya X5

Thuraya X5

The Thuraya X5 Touch is the world’s first Android™-based satellite and GSM phone. It runs on the Android operating system and has a 5.2-inch full, high-definition touchscreen for users that frequently move in and out of terrestrial coverage.

Speedcast Near-shore

Speedcast Near-shore

When Pangaea is near shore, the crew on-board will have access to local 4G/LTE connectivity offered through Speedcast Near-shore.

Speedcast IoT Solutions

Speedcast IoT Solutions

The feature-rich, cloud-based IoT solutions can track Mike’s journey in real-time.

Behind-the-scenes

Join Mike as he shares his adventures and behind-the-scenes action.

His latest adventure, the Return of Life in the Arctic, Mike needed continuous broadband access on land and at sea above 82 degrees latitude. Watch his latest video on the satellite equipment Speedcast has carefully selected for him to keep him securely and safely connected during his expeditions, while enabling a global audience to experience the adventure.