Iridium Certus℠ enables The Connected Ship

Iridium Certus℠ enables The Connected Ship

Guest Blogger: Dan Rooney, Director of Maritime Business Since humans learned to master the oceans, we have always sought to perfect our sea-going vessels. Each generation improved the method used for motion, be it via sail, engine or electric propulsion. In our...
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...