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Inmarsat and Cobham SATCOM enable Maldives fisheries sustainability with Fleet One

By GeoConnexion - 29th October 2020 - 10:12

Inmarsat, the provider of global mobile satellite communications, and Cobham SATCOM, the provider of radio and satellite communications solutions, have been awarded a new contract to connect 732 fishing vessels active in the Maldives Economic Exclusion Zone to Inmarsat’s Fleet One maritime broadband services. Cobham’s SAILOR Fleet One utilises the existing Inmarsat-4 satellite constellation to deliver the most reliable global voice calling and internet connectivity via a compact, lightweight antenna, and a simple installation process. The technology’s affordability makes it particularly accessible for smaller boats looking to access maritime satellite communications for the first time.

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