Satlink Satellite Communications Ltd, provider of satellite communication and technical services, has announced that it has become an Inmarsat Partner for Fleet Xpress and FleetBroadband. As part of the partnership Satlink’s solutions will be integrated with Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress service to deliver value added services including their in-house developed Satbox, and Tracklite service that enhances connectivity to their existing global customer network involving merchant shipping, offshore, fishing and leisure markets.
Socrates Theodossiou, joint Managing Director of The Tototheo Group says, “On-board bandwidth requirements keep growing, driving the satellite communications industry to integrate and develop in-house tailor made solutions for end-users. This strategic alliance with Inmarsat enables a closer relationship and development of our solutions for the industry and ultimately for the global satellite communications market.”
Commenting on the agreement, Gerbrand Schalkwijk, Chief Sales Officer, Inmarsat Maritime says, “Satlink Satellite Communications is a valued Inmarsat Maritime Partner and is currently the largest single XpressLink provider for Inmarsat globally with customers including MSC Shipmanagement Limited and Columbia Shipmanagement Ltd. We believe that the launch of Fleet Xpress will set a new standard in maritime communications and are investing to ensure we have the global reach and expertise of a dedicated partner network to drive market adoption.”