Maritime Communications Packages

Seaworthy Connectivity

Maritime Communications

Knight Sky offers a family of maritime communications services including Inmarsat, Iridium, Thuraya and VSAT. Our experience, combined with our knowledge of these technologies and networks, enables us to design voice and data solutions that deliver seamless global coverage. Our services provide access to valuable information, safety and crew welfare applications, and broadband connectivity anywhere on land or sea.

Inmarsat FleetBroadbandInmarsat FleetBroadband

Inmarsat's FleetBroadband is the first maritime communications service to provide cost-effective broadband data and voice, simultaneously, through a compact antenna on a global basis.

Inmarsat FleetBroadband Capabilities

Feature

Capability

Standard IP

Up to 432kbps over a shared channel, for email, internet and intranet access.

Streaming IP

Guaranteed data rates on demand up to 256kbps.

Voice

Make phone calls at the same time as accessing data applications.

ISDN

Supports ISDN at 64kbps for legacy applications.

SMS Text

Send and receive text messages.


Terminals

Three models of terminal are available, with different performance capabilities and size depending on your requirements.

Model

Capability

FB150

Entry-level service designed for small to medium-sized vessels. It offers standard IP up to 150kbps. Antenna is 29.1cm in diameter. (Fax is not available on this model)

FB250

Offers Standard IP up to 284kbps and Streaming IP up to 128kbps. Antenna is 32cm in diameter.

FB500

Offers Standard IP up to 432kbps and Streaming IP up to 256kbps. Antenna is 60cm in diameter. All the terminals are designed specifically for the marine environment and also support voice, fax and SMS.

 

Thuraya SO-2510 HandsetThuraya IPThuraya Equipment and Services

Thuraya Telecommunications Company is a world-leading mobile satellite service provider of voice, data, maritime, rural telephony, fleet management and other telecommunication solutions in remote areas. Providing mobile satellite communications to over 140 countries around the world, Thuraya offers a congestion-free network that now covers most of the planet, encompassing Asia, Africa, Australia, the Middle East and Europe at speeds as high as 444 kbps.

Iridium 9555 Satellite Phone

Iridium

Iridium service delivers reliable, portable communications on a truly global network. Users can be confident that the Iridium network will continue to deliver robust reliability whether on the current Iridium satellite constellation or on the soon-to-be-launched, next-generation Iridium NEXT constellation scheduled for implementation in 2015.