Sydney, Sep 20, 2016 – Speedcast International Limited (ASX:SDA), a leading global satellite communications and network service provider, today launched a new maritime email communication solution called SpeedMail+, based on GTMaritime’s flagship new maritime email platform. SpeedMail+ combines Speedcast’s unrivalled global VSAT and L-Band network with the full suite of GTMaritime’s services, including email, file transfer and anti-virus applications, developed for today’s communication requirements of the maritime sector.
“Our partnership with GTMaritime re-enforces Speedcast’s continued dedication and investment to the maritime industry. SpeedMail+ will be seamlessly integrated into our global L-band and VSAT network. SpeedMail+ enhances our capability to deliver cost effective and dependable email, file transfer and anti-virus services to the Maritime MSS market,” said Dan Rooney, Maritime Product Director at Speedcast.
Speedcast’s global VSAT network which is managed through the company’s global infrastructure of state-of-the-art teleports, hubs and IP-connectivity links to ensure the best quality and experience for its customers features more than 90 satellite beams consisting of global C-band, L-band, and Ku-band coverage from more than 70 satellites located in every region around the world. Speedcast, which takes an operator-agnostic approach to ensure the best coverage, service and pricing for its customers, is also integrating High Throughput Satellites (HTS) as they come into service.
“We are delighted to have concluded this agreement with Speedcast which will see the GTMaritime product suite supplied as part of their Airtime solutions, including their comprehensive global Ku, L-band and FleetXpress,” said Rob Kenworthy, CEO, GTMaritime. “This partnership helps Speedcast’s customers and partner network deliver the best in class solution and promotes mutual growth. Choosing the right partner is very important to us and Speedcast’s reach and experience are the perfect fit for our technology. Our solutions will help to deliver a seamless and dependable experience to users on-board regardless of their available satellite connections.”