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Cyber security questions you should ask your satellite service provider

The threat of cyber-attacks is only increasing and getting more sophisticated each year. As we deal with the growth of Big Data, IoT and M2M applications, there will be vastly greater amounts of data moving across all networks – and […]

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March 13th, 2019|Categories: Blog Post|0 Comments

Key considerations when selecting a HTS provider

The high throughput satellite (HTS) provider you choose can make or break your ability to capitalise on the growing demands and customised, differentiated solutions required by your end-users. As you evaluate your solution options, it is important to consider […]

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October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog Post|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Cyber Security – a practical approach

(First published in Digital Ship, Sep 2016)
Cyber security is a major issue in modern society, with attacks and breaches affecting every sector from banks to governments. In maritime, reported incidents may be fewer but they happen nonetheless, and are likely […]

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May 15th, 2017|Categories: Blog Post|0 Comments

Satcom frequency bands and how they affect maritime users

Opening an email, connecting to the shore-side office network, delivering engine and route data for efficiency gains, providing wi-fi and voice calling for passengers and crew. Regardless of the application, satellite services are the enabler of voice and data communications […]

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September 11th, 2016|Categories: Blog Post|0 Comments

Spot the difference

It’s an easy mistake to make, but the ‘spot beam’ technology employed by the new generation of High Throughput Satellites (HTS) is not dependent on the radio frequency used.

Inmarsat Fleet Xpress and Telenor Thor 7 use Ka-band Frequencies. Intelsat EpicNG […]

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July 25th, 2016|Categories: Blog Post|0 Comments

How big is your data?

Maritime Big Data. We hear a lot about it, but do we really know what it is? When discussing Big Data, is it the volume of data generated, the speed it’s generated and the kind of data produced? Or does […]

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March 7th, 2016|Categories: Blog Post|0 Comments

 

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