SYDNEY, Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Speedcast International Limited (ASX: SDA), the world’s most trusted provider of highly-reliable, fully-managed, remote communication and IT solutions, today announced the release of its newest value added service for the Cruise, Ferry, Commercial Maritime and Energy industries, Speedcast TV On Demand™. The solution allows passengers and crew to access a wide range of entertainment and information onboard any commercial vessel, cruise ship, ferry or offshore rig, and promises a simple user interface, installation, and programming.
Speedcast TV On Demand is comprised of a small set-top box that offers instant access to a large library of movies, TV shows, sports, news, games, music and informational content, and can be updated using a cloud-based login at any time. Speedcast TV On Demand also allows administrators to upload exclusive video content used for passenger and crew information, training, and safety.
“We are thrilled to bring the Speedcast TV On Demand solution to our customers,” says Steve Scraper, Speedcast’s Product Director for Cruise and Ferry. “This product is innovative and incredibly simple to use for both administrators and end users, and it allows our customers to supply a wide variety of entertainment content that onboard users would typically access at home. It is our goal to provide options for enriching the connectivity experience for everyone, and this product definitely achieves that, while also allowing companies to provide critical training and safety information to passengers and crew.”
Speedcast TV On Demand is one component of the new Speedcast Media Network™, set to launch additional applications in coming months to enhance onboard entertainment and media content delivery and reliability.
View a live demo of the Speedcast TV On Demand solution at Seatrade Europe in Hamburg, Germany from September 6-8, 2017 at Speedcast Booth #115.
About Speedcast International Limited:
Speedcast International Ltd (ASX: SDA) is the world’s most trusted provider of highly-reliable, fully-managed, end-to-end remote communication and IT solutions. The company utilizes an extensive worldwide footprint of local support, infrastructure and coverage to design, integrate, secure and optimize networks tailored to customer needs. With differentiated technology, an intense customer focus and a strong safety culture, Speedcast serves more than 2,000 customers in over 140 countries via 39 teleports, including offshore rigs and cruise ships, 10,000+ maritime vessels and 4,500+ terrestrial sites. Speedcast supports mission-critical applications in industries such as maritime, oil and gas, enterprise, media, cruise and government. Learn more at www.speedcast.com.
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Toni Lee Rudnicki
Vice President, Global Marketing
Speedcast International Ltd