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October 15th, 2015

Global Fishing Fleets Gain M2M + VSAT Services From Globecomm + MariConnect

[Satnews] Globecomm and MariConnect announce that their long-term partnership has just achieved a benchmark in delivering a hybrid M2M and VSAT solution to more than 50 shipping vessels.

The solution serves customers with major fishing fleets including Katla Seafood and Samherji of Iceland, Germany’s Deutsche Fischfang Union and Royal Greenland Pelagic. Onboard services delivered include Internet, email, VOIP and video news and entertainment. Ships are provided with a secure and customized M2M portal which allows vessel operators to track production efficiencies such as the weight of fish caught versus fuel consumed.