Speedcast International Limited (ASX: SDA) has unveiled Speedcast Bandwidth on Demand™, a portfolio of new subscription plans for the yachting market for use with Kymeta™ KyWay™ terminals, the world's only commercially-available flat-panel antenna technology.
This innovative service provides the flexibility that yacht owners and captains demand, giving them short-term, unlimited usage, and quick bandwidth upgrades and downgrades. Speedcast Bandwidth On Demand simplifies communications, removes contract requirements, and will attract more customers to enjoy seamless, reliable connectivity at sea.
Speedcast Bandwidth On Demand is available exclusively through the company's partner, e3 Systems and their Certified Distribution Partners, and is paired with Kymeta's state-of-the-art flat-panel antenna. Speedcast is the first service provider in the yachting market to use the revolutionary KyWay terminal for bandwidth-on-demand requirements. In the future, the service will be expanded to reach the key yachting regions, further strengthening the Speedcast yachting solutions portfolio.
Roger Horner, Group Managing Director at e3, said that Speedcast Bandwidth On Demand provides the yachting community with the flexibility they are seeking and Speedcast and Kymeta are bringing this new way of delivering connectivity to the marketplace.
Athina Vezyri, EVP, Maritime, Speedcast, added that together with e3, Speedcast is demonstrating leadership in the market by delivering an innovative and customer-friendly way to subscribe to satellite connectivity. Customers use and pay for the satellite communications when they need it.