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July 6th, 2010

AST... Making SatMail Manageable

SatNews — onsatmail, the email compression software from Applied Satellite Technology (AST), witnessed the 500th account registration on July 1, 2010. onsatmail provides Internet email over mobile satellite phones; Inmarsat, Iridium, Globalstar and Thuraya, or IP-based links such as with Inmarsat's Mobile Packet Data Service & BGAN. onsatmail features include...
  • Mail Fetch
  • Max Message Size Limit
  • Message Forward
  • Trusted Address List
  • GPS Tracking
  • Image Resizing
  • FTP Client
  • Iridium Signal Monitoring
  • POP Mailer Support
  • Dialling Locations
  • Interactive Dialling Mode
  • Event Scheduler
  • SMS Notify
  • Spell Check
  • Local File Encryption
  • Calling Priority
2 from AST uses a specialized data transfer protocol especially designed for transferring data over low-bandwidth. This protocol along with data compression reduces connect time and increases throughput on circuit-data connections and overall traffic on IP-based links.