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INDIA’S FIRST MARITIME BROADBAND

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Related Topics:  Maritime Connectivity, IFMC License

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VSAT solutions provider Nelco, a Tata enterprise announced the launch of maritime communication services, becoming India’s first company to provide broadband services to the maritime sector.

About the Project

  • Nelco, through global partnerships and infrastructure, including transponder capacity on the satellite of ISRO and service portfolio, will help energy, cargo and cruise vessels by enhancing operational efficiency.
  • The in-flight and maritime communications (IFMC) licence has not only enabled connectivity for on-board users on ships but also brings operational efficiencies for shipping companies which were less evolved until now.
  • Maritime Connectivity will enable high-end support to those in sea by providing access to Voice, Data and Video services while traveling on sailing vessels, cruise liners, ships in India, using satellite technology.

 [Source: The Hindu, PIB]

 

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