Satnews Daily
September 19th, 2016

Ahoy! SpeedCast Launches SpeedMail+ O'er The Waves 

There's a new maritime email communication product from SpeedCast International Limited (ASX: SDA) based on GTMaritime's new email platform for mariners. SpeedMail+ combines SpeedCast’s global VSAT and L-Band network with the full suite of GTMaritime’s services, including email, file transfer and anti-virus applications. 

SpeedCast’s global VSAT network—which is managed through the company’s global infrastructure of state-of-the-art teleports, hubs and IP-connectivity links to offer the best experience for its customers—features more than 90 satellite beams consisting of global C-band, L-band, and Ku-band coverage from more than 70 satellites located in every region around the world. SpeedCast is also integrating High Throughput Satellites (HTS) as they come into service.

Dan Rooney, Maritime Product Director at SpeedCast said, “Our partnership with GTMaritime re-enforces SpeedCast’s continued dedication and investment to the maritime industry. SpeedMail+ will be seamlessly integrated into our global L-band and VSAT network. SpeedMail+ enhances our capability to deliver cost effective and dependable email, file transfer and anti-virus services to the Maritime MSS market.” 

Rob Kenworthy, CEO, GTMaritime stated, “We are delighted to have concluded this agreement with SpeedCast which will see the GTMaritime product suite supplied as part of their Airtime solutions, including their comprehensive global Ku-, L-band and FleetXpress. This partnership helps SpeedCast’s customers and partner network deliver the best in class solution and promotes mutual growth. Choosing the right partner is very important to us and SpeedCast’s reach and experience are the perfect fit for our technology. Our solutions will help to deliver a seamless and dependable experience to users on-board regardless of their available satellite connections.”