Inmarsat signs deal with Cyprus-based Satlink
As part of the agreement, Satlink will bring more than 1,500 vessels to the Fleet Xpress service over a five-year period.
Inmarsat said Fleet Xpress is facilitating innovative 'connected ship' applications, delivers the highest levels of reliable, high-speed broadband connectivity and "exceptional performance" across all of the world's oceans, with continuous connectivity and guaranteed performance.
Based in Cyprus, Satlink supplies, services, integrates and installs satellite communications equipment on-board. Its customers include merchant fleets, offshore, fishing and leisure vessels.
Ronald Spithout, president of Inmarsat Maritime said: "Satlink is a long-standing Inmarsat Maritime Partner and we are delighted to further strengthen our relationship with this significant agreement. ■