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August 24th, 2016

RigNet Throws Out A Net To Capture A Contract... Software As A Service For Offshore Fleet

RigNet received a renewal of a contract to provide remote communication services and Software as a Service (SaaS) for a global offshore driller’s entire fleet. Through the multi-year contract, RigNet will deliver a VSAT managed service for the customer’s fleet to optimize their operations around the world.

Steven Pickett, RigNet’s CEO and president stated, “We are pleased that this global offshore driller has reinforced their confidence in RigNet by extending our contract and leveraging our SaaS offerings that improve crew welfare and operational performance. RigNet applications will enable all of our customers to experience enhanced productivity and operational efficiencies.”

The end-to-end connectivity solution includes RigNet’s deployment of CrewWifi, a SaaS offering, over the existing managed services. Additionally, RigNet will provide VoIP and Internet access services that are supported by RigNet’s global Network Operation Centers. The solution also0 includes an enhancement that optimizes our customers’ services to ensure the delivery of their other operational applications.