Maritime Monday: Hungry for Data? Is VSAT the Only Way?

Maritime Monday: Hungry for Data? Is VSAT the Only Way?

Guest Blogger: Dan Rooney, Director of Maritime Business Data consumption rates for VSAT vessels have dramatically increased over the past few years. The new norm is driven primarily by crew connectivity, and it can total 70GB on a ship each month over a VSAT, whilst...
Maritime Monday: All You Can Eat? What About the Size of the Plate?

Maritime Monday: All You Can Eat? What About the Size of the Plate?

Guest Blogger: Wouter Deknopper, VP & GM Maritime Business “All You Can Eat” plans give a simple proposition to ship owners and operators. Pay monthly for your hardware and airtime, and “eat” as much data as you can. But what if your unlimited buffet is served...
Maritime Monday: Ever Met Mr. Bill Shock?

Maritime Monday: Ever Met Mr. Bill Shock?

Guest Blogger: Dan Rooney, Director of Maritime Business Did you ever receive a mobile phone bill that was significantly higher than expected? Your invoice should be a fixed amount each month, but there are unexpected charges on top. The memories of the previous...
Maritime Monday: A Question of Time

Maritime Monday: A Question of Time

Guest Blogger: Will Kraus, Director, Maritime Business & Product Management Frequently, maritime service providers will talk about bandwidth – bigger bandwidth equals a better user experience. Whilst some of this is true, latency can have a more dramatic...
Maritime Monday: Redefining Global as Truly Global

Maritime Monday: Redefining Global as Truly Global

Guest Blogger: Kyle Hurst, Director of Iridium Maritime Safety & Security Services Every market uses a certain vocabulary. The maritime connectivity market is no different. Besides many regulatory acronyms such as Long-Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT),...
Maritime Monday: A Global Network with a Local Face

Maritime Monday: A Global Network with a Local Face

Guest Blogger: Wouter Deknopper, VP & GM Maritime Business When Iridium entered the maritime market well over a decade ago, we understood that our success could only prevail if we built a network of trusted partners around the globe. The catalyst of our growth...